Many private pilots use checklists to be ‘on the safe side’. Beside of that there is also other tools in order to increase safety in flying. Why briefings are important and how you could benefit will be covered here.
MCC / multi crew cooperation (or coordination) is usually known from commercial aviation. So you might think that this is not interesting for private pilots – but this is wrong.
A basic function within the human decision making process is “pattern matching” and “frequency gambling”. For a human being it is an easy way of dealing with familiar and new situations.
This model describes human behaviour and decision making in a man-machine environment and the resulting errors. It defines three different levels of activity.
I would like to give you a brief overview of the results for the survey “the hardest parts of pilot training”.
Learning how to land an airplane is often seen as the hardest part of pilot training by students. Therefore you will find some useful tips below to master landings!
Initial pilot training can be tough. Take part at this little survey and vote the parts of training you find most difficult.
Explanation of the swiss cheese model – a model describing how accidents in aviation happen.
What is trimming? Controlling an aircraft is a complex task. There are a lot of things you need to think about – pitch & power, yaw, roll… Read more “Why trimming makes you fly safer”
There are certain attitudes we all have. Some of them impose a risk in aviation. Especially when they are not ‘balanced’ with opposite behaviour.