Human Performance on the Flight Deck

Human Performance on the Flight Deck

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Taking an integrated, systems approach to human performance issues on the flight deck of the modern airliner, this book describes the inter-relationships between the various application areas of human factors, recognising that the human contribution to the operation of an airliner does not fall into neat pigeonholes. The relationship between areas such as pilot selection, training, flight deck design and safety management is continually emphasised. It also affirms the upside of human factors in aviation and avoids placing undue emphasis on when the human component fails.... the control of the autopilot systems using the mcP. furthermore, pilots only occasionally fly commercial aircraft manually. ... systems in Boeing twin-engined, jet transport aircraft (see figure 13.2). early airliners such as the Boeing 707 and 727anbsp;...

Title:Human Performance on the Flight Deck
Author:Professor Don Harris
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2012-10-01


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