A virtual reality based flight simulator may provide the solution to the helicopter industry for pilot training and other safety aspects. EASA has approved the first virtual reality based flight simulation device.
If I don’t link my action or instrument readouts to consequences, how will I perceive risk &avoid them?
Psychology of Surprise: Air India tail strike at Pune highlights the importance unexpected event training.
Instrument scan and reference flight parameters are the life line of any pilot. Increasing automation has eroded both.
Introduction Humans, by their very nature, make mistakes. Human error is implicated in 70% to 80% of aviation accidents. (O’Hare, Wiggins, Batt, & Morrison, 1994; Wiegmann and Shappell, 1999; Yacavone, 1993). My views I beg to differ with the basic premise. Human involvement in the chain of events leading to an accident is a fact. […]
This is the sixth month of blogging and Indiblogger powered by Alexa ( Amazon) has given me a decent score of 63 from a range of 1-100. I am delighted and quite excited. mindFly is a unique blog which mainly focuses on human factors in aviation. 100% of aviation accidents and incidents have the human […]