Human Factors



Revised Human Factors strategy published
Our strategy sets out how we propose to contribute to the development of greater understanding and application of Human Factors (HF) knowledge to support Human Performance (HP) in the operational environment.
It builds on previous versions; sets out what we want to achieve; lays out our strategic objectives; and describes the expected benefits and outcomes.
Dated: June 2018

An Overview of Spatial Disorientation as a Factor in Aviation Accidents and Incidents
ATSB – Transport Safety Investigation Report
Posted: December 2016

European Corporate Just Culture Declaration. A number of industry bodies have signed a declaration outlining the principles of a Just Culture.
Posted: October 2015

Automation and Safety Forum – Findings and Conclusions
FSF, ERA, Eurocontrol – June 2015

The Principles of Threat and Error Management (TEM) for Helicopter Pilots, Instructors and Training Organisations
EHEST – December 2014

Self-assessment – a useful contribution to our understanding of pilot fatigue? by Dr Simon Bennett
Reference: Bennett, S.A. (2012) Self-assessment – a useful contribution to our understanding of pilot fatigue? Aviation in Focus, Volume 3, Number 1, pp. 53-99 Jan/Jul 2012.
Posted November 2012

A joint initiative safety initiative, FLOSS, has been launched by NATS and Flybe. It is a proactive safety process and its methodology is based on the identification of skills and behaviour, through observational surveys, which mitigate known risks in the operational environment
May 2012

FAA’s Aircraft Maintenance Human Factors Web Portal – Fatigue Management

Human Resource Study of the Commercial Pilot in Canada – June 2010 – Prepared by Canadian Aviation Maintenance Council (CAMC)