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ET302, Pilots on a wing and a prayer: mindFly

ET 302 took off from Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia on 10th March 2019 and 06 minutes into the flight met with an accident. The aircraft was the Boeing’s latest addition to the B-737 series, the B-737 8Max. The infamous MCAS(software) was to have played a role in the accident and nations all over …

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How is the Ethiopian Airline accident different from Lion Air: mindFly

The Ethiopian Airlines accident on 10th March 2019 was the 2nd B-737 Max accident in 4 months. This created a public outcry about the safety of Boeing 737 around the world and given the fact that Boeing had not been forthcoming in its disclosure of the new software, MCAS.All  countries flying the B-737 had to …

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AERONAUTICAL SOCIETY INDIA

My paper on Inattentional Blindness during visual approach published by Aeronautical Society of India

Read here: Aeronautical Society of India E News   Abstract Visual illusion is a perception of something existing in such a way as to cause misinterpretation of its true nature. It convinces us that the real life version of the object is untrue or false. The cognitive power of our brain can also create an …

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TURKISH

Turkish A-330 Runway excursion at KTM due to cognitive lockup:March 2015

Landing on an unstable approach or failure to go around when runway is not in sight is a weakness that humans have. Humans deal with tasks sequentially. The failure to switch tasks even though the second task is more important is known as Cognitive Lockup. Read my view on this aspect which is a factor in unstable approach and runway excursions.

 
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