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ATC/ATM, COVID-19, Human Factors, News
ICAO foresees a strong recovery in worldwide air travel.
by FSF Editorial Staff
Human Factors, News
Simple rest schemes are helping pilots on long flights sleep longer and better, researchers say.
by Linda Werfelman
Aviation Medicine, Human Factors, News
A substantial number of pilots and controllers say they have withheld information about medical problems, or know a colleague who did, a Norwegian study says.
Accident/Incident Investigation, Human Factors, News
While focused on aircraft performance, the Q400 crew forgot to retract the landing gear, the ATSB says.
Human Factors, Maintenance Matters, News
Organizational factors, not an individual mechanic’s actions, are typically to blame for departures from standard procedures, an FAA report says.
Human Factors, News, Runway Safety
A veteran pilot accustomed to flying IFR expected to be directed to the usual runway for a VFR departure, the ATSB says.
Fitness for Duty, Human Factors
Anxiety drove an A319 copilot from the cockpit during an approach to Glasgow; experts say his fear wasn’t unique.
Poor language skills play an often-unrecognized role in aircraft accidents.
by Elizabeth Matthews
The NTSB says a 2017 helicopter crash is among recent examples of the hazards presented by personal electronic devices in the cockpit.
Runway Safety (Conflicts), Human Factors
The BEA cited nonstandard terminology, and radio transmissions in another language, as factors in a 2014 runway incursion.