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MINDFULNESS

Mindfulness in aviation, the essence that west is slowly adopting:mindFly

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.

 
HRO

Aviation Safety must adopt High Reliability concepts: mindFly

Aviation is a high-risk industry where even a small error can lead to losses to human lives, property and reputation. Industries like the Nuclear, Oil and Gas etc. which are also high-risk industries need to manage unexpected events which can be disorganizing. It takes both anticipation and resilience to manage unexpected disruptions, a combination which …

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Fear

Startle vs Surprise and flight crew training

Background Startle and surprise are often cited as potentially contributing factors to aircraft incidents due to their possible negative effects on flight crew performance. In the past, these terms have often been used interchangeably; however, there are distinctive conceptual, behavioural, and physiological differences between the startle reflex and the surprise emotion. The prevalence of startle …

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