Society & Culture plays a very important role in the Asian context. The impact of these elements on work culture is explicit and needs to be given the due weightage.
Human Factor in aviation, mindfully human
Airbus Accident Information Transmission on PK8303
From the year 1985-89 Mumbai Airport received 329 wind shear reports. It happens every year, yet there is no concerted action taken to prevent incidents at Mumbai airport, with the onset of monsoons and rains. The one action which is taken by the regulator is to suspend pilots. They may have a role to play but what about the authorities who have been ignoring data on threats associated with rain and thunderstorm peculiar to Mumbai?
COVID19 has the potential to damage the lungs & heart. Pilots may survive a COVID19 infection but may not fly again. There is a need to ask some direct questions to the authorities and airlines.
If I don’t link my action or instrument readouts to consequences, how will I perceive risk &avoid them?
Instrument scan and reference flight parameters are the life line of any pilot. Increasing automation has eroded both.