Month: February 2019

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38 accidents like AirAsia,1000 million USD spent on a training which will fade away in no time: mindFly

On average, it takes more than two months before a new behavior becomes automatic — 66 days to be exact. There are no shortcuts!

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Dutch roll caused AirAsia crash: when gate keepers are ignored,mindFly synopsis

My repeated proposals for UPRT training were dismissed till the accident happened. When operation of flight takes precedence over safety.

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Prevent inadvertent slide deployment by learning from Japanese Bullet Train Drivers: mindFly

Pointing and calling Flight Safety Australia In 2014, the International Air Transportation Association estimated that inadvertent slide deployment costs the airline industry more than $20 million each year. What can aviation learn from the bullet train driver. With the horrible exception of the Amagasaki crash of 2005, which killed 107 people, Japanese railways are notably safe, with one passenger death per 51.4 billion passenger kilometres. The high-speed Shinkansen network, which is now six lines with trains running at up to 320 km/h (170 kt), has carried more than 10 billion passengers without a single passenger death from derailment or collision. In 1994, the Japanese…

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Everything You Know About Sleep Is Wrong with Dr. Matthew Walker:mindFly

Dr. Matthew Walker is Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and Founder and Director of the Center for Human Sleep Science. He has published over 100 scientific studies and is the author of the book Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams. Which is currently the #1 Amazon Bestseller in Neuroscience . He has been featured on numerous television and radio outlets, including CBS 60 Minutes, National Geographic Channel, NOVA Science, NRP and the BBC.      Send article as PDF   

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Fatigue experiences and culture in Australian commercial air transport pilots: mindFly

Fatigue is an inevitable risk in aviation. As it cannot be completely eliminated, it must be managed. Data on fatigue and its impact on air transport safety is generally only obtained if there is an incident or accident. Fatigue is an inevitable risk in aviation where operations are conducted through all hours of the day and sometimes through multiple time zones. As fatigue cannot be completely eliminated, it must be appropriately managed. Fatigue is defined by the International Civil Aviation Organization (2016) as: …a physiological state of reduced mental or physical performance capability resulting from sleep loss or extended wakefulness,…

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1500hr Captain, Debate on Quality or Quantity:mindFly

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