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European researchers analyze hand-flying issues in simulators as flight crews respond to unexpected threats during a pre-briefed scenario.
by Wayne Rosenkrans
National norms and customs play a role in defining aircraft operators’ safety cultures.
by Linda Werfelman
Researchers assess the impact of fatigue-mitigation guidance on ULR pilots’ sleepiness.
Without practice, pilots find that some flying skills — especially cognitive skills — grow weak.
The 737 captain’s stress level was ‘interfering with his cognitive functioning,’ accident investigators say.
The NTSB is urging new steps to mitigate fatigue during overnight flights.
by LINDA WERFELMAN
When flights go smoothly, pilots’ minds tend to wander, study finds.
There’s more to aviation English than radio conversations between pilots and air traffic controllers.
by Elizabeth Matthews and Angela C. Albritton
European Parliament approves changes in flight and duty time limits.
More flight time doesn’t necessarily lead to improved performance, a new study says.