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A Design and Training Agenda for the Next Generation of Commercial Aircraft Flight Deck

  • Don Harris
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5639)

Abstract

To maximize cost efficiencies the design of the modern commercial airliner flight deck must change quite radically. However, these efficiencies cannot be realized unless there are concomitant changes in the rest of the system, and in particular, the training aspect. This paper proposes a radical design agenda for the flight deck and outlines how efficiencies can be gained through a careful re-alignment and re-appraisal of the training requirements to operate this aircraft.

Keywords

Flight Deck Design Human Factors Integration Training 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Don Harris
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  1. 1.Department of Systems Engineering and Human Factors, School of EngineeringCranfield UniversityCranfield, BedfordUK

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