Aviation Psychology in Practice

Aviation Psychology in Practice

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This work seeks to extend the boundaries of aviation psychology in two ways: by broadening the focus beyond the flight deck to the whole aviation system; and by discussing relevant theoretical developments. This book addresses: the relationship between what goes on in the flight deck and the wider organizational context; critical safety issues associated with human factors in aircraft maintenance and grounding; learning from aviation accidents and the need to be supported by more systematic human factors investigation and research; human factors of accident survival as well as accident prevention; theories of crew coordination and decision-making and the stresses of the real world; and thorough training.An incident report may paint a complete picture of the safety issue and suggest remedial action or identify a hazard which may not have been known through other sources. For example, the signs or markings along a taxiway may not clearlyanbsp;...

Title:Aviation Psychology in Practice
Author:Neil Johnston, Nick McDonald, Ray Fuller
Publisher:Gower Technical - 1994-01-01


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