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Can sleep be triggered by pills, alcohol or melatonin ?

 

Pills, night cap or melatonin. Which one is your choice for inducing sleep? What about quality of sleep?

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Sugar can kickstart your cognitive process

 

A sugary drink or carbohydrate in any form can help kick start your cognitive function. The carb intake promotes production of a chemical called Dopamine which can help you prevent a cognitive lockout during approach or take a quick decision.

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Posted in #approachand goaround #pilot monitoring #safety #training Aviation Conformist Fatigue Human Factor Training

Will Artificial Intelligence improve pilot behaviour & replace the co-pilot?

 

 Can Artificial intelligence (AI) make the co-pilot’s role in the flight deck redundant? Humans are more intolerant when dealing with softwares but more forgiving with humans making errors. AI is not just a software but closer to the human brain without the physical form. But obvious there will be new methodologies developed to produce the future Captains who haven’t flown as copilots. The Multi Crew Pilot license was a step towards producing competent co-pilots with minimum real time aircraft experience. The Captains will also be made after the industry is comfortable with the presence of AI. AI is the simulation…

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Posted in Human Factor Social animal Training

Saving priMate CRM

 

Intentional noncompliance is a concern which is acknowledged by IATA in its report on EBT. UK CAA has documented similar concerns. Has CRM training over the past four decades been effective? There is a need to save primate CRM.

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Against current upset recovery training, Train with direct reading AOA indicator

 

Globally billions are being spent on UPRT training despite recommendations of direct reading AOA instrument which is a proven way of recovering from an upset.

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My presentation @EATS Berlin 2019

 

View my presentation at the recently concluded European Airline Training Symposium 2019