Contemporary Issues In Human Factors And Aviation Safety

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2016-02-24
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Every issue of Ashgate's Human Factors and Aerospace Safety: An International Journal publishes an invited, critical review of a key area from a widely-respected researcher. To celebrate a successful first three years of the journal and to make these papers available to a wider audience, they have been collated here into a single volume. The book is divided into three sections, with articles addressing safety issues in flight deck design, aviation operations and training, and air traffic management.These articles describe the state of current research within a practical context and present a potential future research agenda. Contemporary Issues in Human Factors and Aviation Safety will appeal to both professionals and researchers in aviation and associated industries who are interested in learning more about current issues in flight safety.

Table of Contents

Contributors vii
Acknowledgements xvi
Preface xvii
Section One: Design 1(114)
1 Integrated safety system design and human factors considerations for jet transport aeroplanes
John D. Applegate and R. Curtis Graeber
2 Head-up displays and visual attention: integrating data and theory
Geoffrey W. Stuart, Ken I. McAnally and James W. Meehan
3 Reviewing the role of cockpit alerting systems
Amy R. Pritchett
4 Minimising pilot error by design: are test pilots doing a good enough job?
Gideon Singer
5 Passenger safety in future very large transport aircraft
Helen C. Muir, Lauren Thomas and Rebecca Wilson
Section Two: Operations and Training 115(106)
6 A review of the benefits of aviation human factors training
Graham D. Edkins
7 Development of the NOTECHS (non-technical skills) system for assessing pilots' CRM skills
Rhona Flin, Lynne Martin, Klaus-Martin Goeters, Hans-Jürgen Hörmann, René Amalberti, Claude Valot and Herman Nijhuis
8 Teamwork at 35,000 feet: enhancing safety through team training
C. Shawn Burke, Katherine A. Wilson and Eduardo Salas
9 Why we need new accident models
Sidney W.A. Dekker
10 Drinking and flying: causes, effects and the development of effective countermeasures
Don Harris
Section Three: Air Traffic Management 221(100)
11 Controller workload, airspace capacity and future systems
Peter Brooker
12 Developing human informed automation in air traffic management
Barry Kirwan
13 Spinning paper into glass: transforming flight progress strips
Francis T. Durso and Carol A. Manning
Index 321

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