Month: December 2019

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Imagine. It’s not real but can be!

Imagine with mindFly. Thinking of the new year ahead, you have a great one!

 
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Posted in Aviation Conformist Human Factor

Heuristics add bias to decisions.Light is good & Dark is bad.

We as humans make a number of decisions daily. We are cognitive misers and rely on heuristics.

 
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Risk perception, different strokes

Risk is perceived as per how it is presented to us or as per our interpretation

 
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Alcoholism & Aviation a lethal combo, develop the HABIT loop for quitting

Alcoholism is more than a habit, its a physical addiction with psychological and perhaps genetic roots. The power of habit can help change it.

 
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Pilot monitoring my Superhero, did his job but couldn’t save FlyDubai @Rostov

The PM is mostly heads down and the range of tasks involve monitoring instruments, review documents, communicate with ATC, perform actions relating to checklists (normal/abnormal) and on top of it keep a check on the physiological/psychological state of the PF/Captain. Isn’t this the job of a super hero?

 
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FlyDubai B737 accident report at Rostov throws up more questions than it answers

A second go-around unexplained, followed by a steep nose dive, FlyDubai flight 981