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Studies in Aviation Psychology and Human Factors: Studies in Aviation Psychology and Human Factors


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Fatigue in Aviation: A Guide to Staying Awake at the Stick

Fatigue in Aviation: A Guide to Staying Awake at the Stick

John A. Caldwell
March 02, 2017

This overview of fatigue includes fatigue definitions, the measurement / assessment of fatigue, and the performance, mood, and safety problems associated with fatigue in the operational setting. The physiological bases of fatigue are discussed, so the reader understands that fatigue is a...

Aviation Social Science: Research Methods in Practice

Aviation Social Science: Research Methods in Practice

Mark W. Wiggins, Catherine Stevens
December 02, 2016

This book is a guide that addressees social science research issues within the aviation industry. Studies involving human factors, personality, training systems evaluation, decision-making, crew resource management and situation awareness are used to illustrate not only the process, but also the...

Attitude or Latitude?: Australian Aviation Safety

Attitude or Latitude?: Australian Aviation Safety

Graham R. Braithwaite
November 15, 2016

Australia has an enviable record for airline safety - No one has ever died in an accident involving a commercial jet aircraft in Australia. The reasons behind this have been the source of much speculation and theories tend to focus on issues related to the natural environment and even luck....

Tapping Diverse Talent in Aviation: Culture, Gender, and Diversity

Tapping Diverse Talent in Aviation: Culture, Gender, and Diversity

Mary Ann Turney
November 11, 2016

It has seldom been more critical for the aviation industry to evaluate the future employee talent pool. Projected skills shortages, new security concerns, and the cost of training have generated a pressing need for aviation training professionals to find and develop new and diverse talent - capable...

Aviation Education and Training: Adult Learning Principles and Teaching Strategies

Aviation Education and Training: Adult Learning Principles and Teaching Strategies

Irene M.A. Henley
October 28, 2003

The aviation teaching environment is fairly unique and combines both traditional and non-traditional teaching environments. There are presently few books that address adult learning principles and teaching strategies relevant to the aviation context. Furthermore, aviation education has not...

Facilitation and Debriefing in Aviation Training and Operations

Facilitation and Debriefing in Aviation Training and Operations

R. Key Dismukes, Guy M. Smith
October 09, 2000

This practical guide is designed to enable individual pilots, training departments and airline managers to better understand and use the techniques of facilitation. Based on extensive field studies by the editors and invited contributors, it presents an easily accessible guide to the philosophy of...

Aerospace Clinical Psychology

Aerospace Clinical Psychology

Raymond E. King
September 24, 1999

Flight training and flying are hazardous activities that demand the most of human operators, whether they be pilots or other factors (maintainers, air traffic controllers, managers, regulators) involved in the complex aviation system. 'Aerospace Clinical Psychology' serves as a handbook for...

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