When an initial design requirement of demonstrating the handling of multiple alerts is passed on to the operator as a training requirement.
Distraction, loss of concentration, carelessness and loss of attention are causal factors in a number of aviation occurrences. This is because the mind is either preoccupied with too many thoughts or inability to focus our attention at the right moment by decluttering our mind. Recent incidents of erroneous takeoff performance or approach on the wrong landing surface are a few examples. A 100tonne error in aircraft weight by the crew of AirFrance cargo in Paris or the crew of Air Canada who flew an approach on the taxiway with 4 aircrafts with almost a 1000 passengers lives at stake, being present in the situation is extremely important.
Safety Matters is a Non-Governmental Organisation formed with the objective of building a generative safety culture. A non profit organisation based in India who’s principal trustee is Capt. Amit Singh FRAeS. A commercial airline pilot with over 30 years of commercial airline experience and over 14,000hrs logged on wide body as well as single aisle …
Multiple flight deck alerts during non-normal conditions. Training must include scenario-based training where a single malfunction results in multiple flight deck alerts that require timely pilot actions to include recognition and interpretation of the non-normal condition and prioritization of the required pilot actions. This training must be included in initial, upgrade, transition, and recurrent training.