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Minimizing Diurnal Desynchronization 6 pages. [PDF 38K]
Putting common sense and science into flight crew scheduling even on domestic routes can reduce crew fatigue associated with disturbed sleep/wake cycles.
Contact Lenses in Aviation 4 pages. [PDF 27K]
Loss of visual acuity can result during critical stages of flight when crew members fail to observe proper care and use practices.
Pilot’s Sunglasses: Mystique or Mandate? 4 pages. [PDF 28K]
Aviators’ sunglasses are more than the symbol of a profession; they can play an important part in safeguarding a pilot’s most important asset — vision.
Color Vision and Cockpit Operations 4 pages. [PDF 25K]
It is time to reevaluate the appropriateness of color vision standards that were developed in World War I.
Orchestrating The Human Symphony In Flight Operations 8 pages. [PDF 44K]
Those who would mount the podium with the baton of managerial authority must understand, very clearly, that they are communicators as well as conductors.
Human Factors and National Goals 4 pages. [PDF 25K]
Training individuals to work together as a team is central to safety in tomorrow’s air transportation system.