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Human Error in Aviation
Most aviation accidents are attributed to human error, pilot error especially. Human error also greatly effects productivity and profitability. In his overview of this collection of papers, the editor points out that these facts are often misinterpreted as evidence of deficiency on the part of operators involved in accidents. Human factors research reveals a more accurate ...more
Hardcover, 604 pages
Published March 28th 2009 by Routledge
(first published March 1st 2009)
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Aviation remains the safest form of long distance travel. The lofty goal is to reduce the accident rate to zero --- of course we can never get there. This mighty 380 page tome documents multiple scientific studies that have attempted to identify and then suggest methods to eliminate human errors in the various sytems that comprise commercial aviation.