Library of Human Factors Information

Human Factors is a multidisciplinary field incorporating contributions from psychology, engineering, industrial design, statistics, operations research and anthropometric studies. Fortunately, Human factors professionals share an underlying vision that through application of an understanding of human factors the design of equipment, systems and working methods will be improved, directly affecting people’s lives for the better 

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Survey of Cockpit Visual Problems of Senior Pilots

The Use and Design of Flightcrew Checklists

GA Pilot Behavior in the Face of Adverse Weather

2008 NALL Report: Accident Trends and Factors for 2007

Aerospace Toxicology

The Forgetting of Instrument Flying Skills

Foot Forces Exerted at Various Aircraft Brake-Pedal Angles 

Effects of Video Weather Training Products on GA Pilot Weather Knowledge and Flight Behavior

TAA Aircraft: Is Safer Really Safer?

Scenario Based Training

Pilot Situational Awareness Training

GA Safety Challenge

Conducting An Effective Flight Review

CFIT Advisory Circular

Wire Strikes Involving Known Wires

Evaluation of Human Factors Analysis and Classification System as a Predictive Model

Factors Influencing Misalinged Take-Off Occurences at Night

Managing Partial Power Loss After Take-off in Single Engine Aircraft

Take-off Performance Calculation and Entry Error

Improving the Odds:Trends in Fatal and Non-Fatal Accidents

Analysis of Recorded Voice Data

Child Restraint in Aircraft

Pilot Distraction

Error Management Training: Best Practices

Limitations of the See-And-Avoid Principle

Carry Over Effects of Marijuana on Aircraft Pilots

Cockpit Design

Cockpit Control Coding

Performance Recovery Following Startle: Aviation Emergencies 

Investigation of Visual Cues for Timing the Landing Flare

Review of Midair Collisions Involving General Aviation Aircraft

General Aviation Fatal Accidents: How Do They Happen?

The Effects of Cockpit Environment on Long Term Pilot Performance

Minimum Color Vision Requirements for Professional Flight Crew

Annual Review of Aircraft Accident Data, GA Calendar Year 2004

Annual Review of Aircraft Accident Data, GA Calendar Year 2005

Human Force Exertions in Aircraft Control Locations

ADM for General Aviation Pilots

ADM Advisory Circular 60-22

Judgement Training Manual for Instructor Pilots

Judgement Training Manual for Student Pilots

Good Practices in Visual Inspection

Threat and Error Management for General Aviation

An Overview of Human Factors in Aviation Maintenance

Analysis of Causality and Proof in Safety Investigations

Composite Aircraft- Capability and Safety

An Overview of Spatial Disorientation as a Factor in Aviation Accidents

Pilot Incapacitation: Analysis of Medical Conditions Affecting Pilots

Design of Auditory Icons as Informative Warning Symbols

Cannabis and Its Effect on Pilot Performance

Drug Usage in Pilots Involved in Aviation Accidents

Drug Abuse in Aviation Fatalities

Cockpit Warnings and Alerts