Human Factors in Multi-Crew Flight Operations / Edition 1

Human Factors in Multi-Crew Flight Operations / Edition 1

by Harry W. Orlady, Linda M. Orlady, Linda M. Orlady
     
 

ISBN-10: 0291398391

ISBN-13: 9780291398390

Pub. Date: 10/28/1999

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Human Factors in Multi-Crew Flight Operations presents, from the viewpoint of a well-informed pilot, a broad approach to aviation human factors, and its relationship to the safety and efficiency of air transport operations. It deals with the application and effective implementation of modern human factors knowledge, and with the impact of new technology. It also…  See more details below

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Human Factors in Multi-Crew Flight Operations presents, from the viewpoint of a well-informed pilot, a broad approach to aviation human factors, and its relationship to the safety and efficiency of air transport operations. It deals with the application and effective implementation of modern human factors knowledge, and with the impact of new technology. It also provides much information hitherto unavailable in one volume, about the air transport industry, its heritage, and other salient data.. "This comprehensive book will interest all who are concerned with transport flight operations: especially pilots, flight attendants, other members of the operations team, engineers, scientists, managers, air traffic controllers, regulators, general aviation pilots, educators, researchers, and serious students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780291398390
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
622
Sales rank:
1,081,515
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.33(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1Our Heritage in Air Transport1
2The Industry and its Safety Record24
3A Brief History of Human Factors and its Development in Aviation45
4The Physical Environment and the Physiology of Flight58
5Those Magnificent Flying Machines and Their Internal Environment89
6The Social Environment113
7Basic Communication132
8Documentation, including Checklists and Information Management154
9Man's Limitations, Human Errors, and Information Processing177
10Workload201
11Automation223
12Situation Awareness and Operating in Today's Environment256
13Crew Resource Management (CRM) and the Team Approach268
14Fatigue and Stress295
15Fitness to Fly319
16Selection and Training339
17The Challenging Role of the Flight Attendant374
18Non-punitive Incident Reporting396
19Some Ramifications of Accident Analysis412
20The Worldwide Safety Challenge426
21Current Safety Problems447
22The Air Transport Future479
Epilogue523
App. ASafety in the Commonwealth of Independent States and in the Republic of China525
App. BAcademic Diversity in Human Factors Personnel533
App. CClassification of Illusions535
App. DThe Development of ICAO and the Six Freedoms of the Air538
App. EICAO Standard Alphabet541
App. FJeppesen Briefing Bulletin - The New Approach Charts544
App. GICAO and FAA Domains for CRM Training548
App. HTen Ways to Kill a Good CRM Program550
App. IAlertness Management551
App. JFlying in the Early Days552
App. KSelected Incapacitation Incidents in Air Transport557
App. L23 Reasons for Required Flight Attendant Reports560
App. MSignificant Accident Causes and Their Presence in 93 Major Accidents562
App. NList of 13 ICAO Human Factors Digests564
App. OHuman Factors in Multi-Cultural Certification567
App. PFAA Medical Standards - Effective September 16, 1995576
App. QSelected Aviation Websites of Specific Interest579
Selective Glossary of Acronyms and Abbreviations582
Index603

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