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.
Explanation of the swiss cheese model – a model describing how accidents in aviation happen.