Category: Social animal

Go Air wrong engine shut down
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GoAir passengers survived a wrong engine shutdown, where British Midland and TransAsia couldn’t

Errors in Aviation Decision making, bad decisions or bad luck!

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A cognitive view of 100 Tonne takeoff weight error, close shave for AirFrance

A 100 Tonne error in take off performance. We continue to believe that an engineering control will prevent a future incident. We need to ensure that flight crew perform NORMAL actions/procedures consistently and with accuracy. Human factors should be the point in focus.

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Looking London Landing Tokyo, the wrong runway at Haneda:mindFly

Reprocessing the mental image

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Trainer as an expert, what Gladwell failed to elaborate: mindFly

Nothing beats experience. In his bestselling book Outliers (Gladwell & Rea,2008), Malcolm Gladwell advocates that 10,000 hours is the amount of time it takes to get good at anything “the magic number of greatness.” Indeed with experience comes a more in-depth and more accurate understanding of the subject matter. The theory is criticized by many experts. They believe that practice alone cannot qualify anyone as an expert. As per a Princeton study: • In games, practice made for a 26% difference • In music, it was a 21% difference • In sports, an 18% difference • In education, a 4%…

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Max, NEO or Dreamliner. Names of new technology paradox: mindFly

In the past decade we have witnessed the events involving the B-737 Max, A-320 NEO PW1100 engines and the B-787 battery fires. There have been numerous other minor incidents in the industry too. Every industry faces the challenges of change management. It can be due to introducing a new product or enhancing an existing product. Critical thinking skills and attention will continue to remain the cornerstones of safety. The paradox of technology. Time The two Boeing products had one common factor, time. Airbus had launched its new product to the customers in the form of the A-320 NEO. NEO is…

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Sustainable learning a paradigm shift, with AI in the classroom: mindFly

Sustainable learning with future challenges needs to be incorporated with pilot training/learning.