CRC Press; 1st edition
Air safety is right now at a point where the chances of being killed in an aviation accident are far lower than the chances to winning a jackpot in any of the major lotteries. However; keeping or improving that performance level requires a critical analysis of some events that; despite scarce; point to structural failures in the learning process. The effect of these failures could increase soon if there is not a clear and right development path. This ebook; Aviation and Human Factors: How to Incorporate Human Factors into the Field (PDF) tries to identify what is wrong; why there are things to fix; and some human factors principles to keep in aircraft design and operations.
- Offers ways to improve from the human factors side by getting the right lessons from recent events
- Discusses the use of information technology in safety-critical environments and why procedural knowledge is not enough
- Shows; through different events; how the system learns through technology; practices; and regulations and the pitfalls of that learning process
- Presents air safety management as a successful process; but at the same time; failures coming from technological and organizational features are shown