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Cover Story, Human Factors
Russian scientists propose an alternative method to predict individual pilots’ fatigue on long-haul airline flights.
by Nadezhda V. Yakimovich, Eleanora I. Surina, Igor G. Gorodetsky and Vladimir V. Chironov
Fatigue management systems address helicopter operations.
by Mario Pierobon
Fitness for Duty, Human Factors
Researchers find reports of pilot depression vary according to gender and cultural influences.
by Linda Werfelman
Unique perceptual errors permeate all phases of night flight.
by Dale Wilson
Aviation Week’s John Croft discusses how the holes in the Swiss cheese can line up if the pilot isn’t careful. Click here to read.
by Aviation Week
Hearing — and understanding — the spoken word is crucial to safe flight.
Cognitive limitations in human perception, attention, memory and decision making play a role in many aviation accidents.
Fatigue, Aviation Research, Human Factors
Researchers say long-haul pilots face a different set of sleep-related problems than their short- and medium-haul colleagues.
Fitness for Duty, Aviation Research, Human Factors
Research fails to identify ways of predicting or preventing pilot suicides and murders.
Safety specialists inevitably struggle to comprehend murder and/or suicide attributed to a flight crewmember.
by Thomas R. Anthony