Dependence on Automated Controls Compromising Air Safety

February 28th, 2014 | Aviation articles

One of today’s greatest threats to the safety of airplane passengers is pilot error. The Federal Aviation Administration reports that in 60 percent of airplane accidents, a pilot’s mistake was to blame. More specifically, air crews made mistakes in the use of inflight automation systems. Numerous federal organizations have long stated that pilots and their… Read More

Dependence on Automated Controls Compromising Air Safety

February 28th, 2014 | Uncategorized

One of today’s greatest threats to the safety of airplane passengers is pilot error. The Federal Aviation Administration reports that in 60 percent of airplane accidents, a pilot’s mistake was to blame. More specifically, air crews made mistakes in the use of inflight automation systems. Numerous federal organizations have long stated that pilots and their… Read More