Category Archives: Safety
Section 744 of H.R.4 – FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, which was introduced on April 18, 2018, states: SEC. 744. SINGLE-PILOTED COMMERCIAL CARGO AIRCRAFT. (a) Program.—The FAA, in consultation with NASA and other relevant agencies, shall establish a research and development program … Continue reading
In a previous article I discussed cognitive bias as it relates to flight operations. Although I just hinted at this in the previous article, let me be clear now: Fatigue will exacerbate all of the negative aspects of cognitive bias. … Continue reading
Several years ago I wrote an article on the importance of proper phraseology. You can read that article here. For those interested, you may like the following conference. ======================================
System training. This is part of the curriculum when learning any new aircraft. Why is it important to talk about here? In recent years there has been a trend towards less and less system training. At one time we … Continue reading
Several years ago my company had a number of senior pilots transitioning off of traditional “round dial” airplanes, such as the B-727 and DC-10 as the airplanes were being retired from the fleet. The pilots were moving directly to the … Continue reading
For those interested and in the Tampa, FL area on December 3rd, I will be doing a talk and book signing following the film. See below for details.