Conformist

Focus vs Distraction

The brain might block the Go-Around call by the Co-Pilot & the Driver might not see traffic ahead

The brain has a filtering mechanism which blocks certain sensory inputs while allowing others. In this process they could be endangering the system by blocking certain warnings or cautions triggered by the other sensory inputs.

 
Factual report Ukraine B737

Ukraine 752 shooting factual report, with a pinch of salt

The shooting down of the Ukraine B737 flight PS752 by the Iran air defence system during a heightened alert is a human error with disastrous consequences. The relocation of the air defence unit and the misalignment of the weapon system is said to have initiated the chain of errors. However, it is incomprehensible how departing from Iran and rising, the reasonably sized signature projectile can be considered as a threat.

 
Safety first half 2020

Do we have a grip on aviation safety? More unstable approaches in COVID19

There has been an Increase in the number of unstable approaches during the COVID19 period. This is an indicator that despite lower overall air traffic, unstable approach is still a threat and is not being addressed in the correct manner. It is a decision of the crew, a conscious decision to continue with an unstable approach, is debatable.

 
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