This two volume set presents the reader with new strategies for the contributions of psychology and Human Factors to the safe and effective functioning of aviation organizations and systems. The volumes comprise the edited contributions to the Fourth Australian Aviation Psychology Symposium. The chapters within are orientated towards presenting and developing practical solutions for the current and future challenges facing the aviation industry. Each volume covers areas of vital and enduring importance within today’s complex aviation system. Volume 2 covers Selection, Training, Human-Machine Interface, Air Traffic Control, Maintenance and Situational Awareness. Invited chapters include contributions from Capt. DaÃ±iel Maurino (ICAO), Professor Bob Helmreich (University of Texas), Jean Pariés and Dr. Ashleigh Merritt (Dédale), Professor Ron Westrum (Eastern Michigan University), Capt. Azmi Radzi (Malaysian Airlines), Nicole SvÃ¡tek (Virgin Atlantic), Professor Patrick Hudson (Leiden University), Dr. Sherry Chappell (Delta Technology), Dr. Nick McDonald (Trinity College, Dublin), Professor Jan Davies (University of Calgary), Capt. John Bent (Cathay Pacific Airways), Dr. Carol Manning (FAA), Dr. Manfred Barberino and Dr. Anne Isaac (EUROCONTROL), Dr. Drew Dawson (University of South Australia), Rebecca Chute and Professor Earl Wiener (NASA Ames), Dr. Gavan Lintern (AMRL), Bert Ruitenberg (IFATCA) and Dr. Mica Endsley (SA Technologies)
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Contents: Selection: Job requirements of airline pilots: results of a job analysis, Peter Maschke, Klaus-Martin Goeters and Andrea Klamm; Pilot selection: getting more bang for the buck, Eugene Burke, Alan Kitching and Colin Valsler; The DMT down under: an Australian validation of the defence mechanism test, Andrew R. Lowe; A personality test for aircrew selection: goats or sheep?, Martyn Roast, Helen Muir and John Harris; Pilot selection procedures: a case for individual differences in applicant groups, Melissa M. Monfries and Phillip J. Moore; Alternative approaches to gathering information in air traffic control selection research, Greg Hannan; Selecting and training air traffic controllers ab initio: validation of a 1990s selection-testing program, Richard E. Hicks and Brian Keech. Training: The foundations of crew resource management should be laid during ab initio flight training, Steven J. Thatcher; A new way to deliver an old message, Barrie Hocking; Evaluating student pilots’ proficiency, Thomas Bluhm; Learning by example: results from a global Internet study, David O'’are and Richard Batt; Motivation and expectations in pilots and instructors regarding recurrent pilot training, Jens Rolfsen and Grete Myhre; Structural knowledge concepts in airline pilots, Simon Henderson and Joey M. Anca; GPS training for general aviation VFR pilots: to regulate or educate?, Ross St. George and Michael Nendick; Future airline training: what has been learned from pilots and instructors?, Henry R. Lehrer, Phillip J. Moore, Ross A. Telfer and Aimee Freeman; Stress in training transfer: cognitive interference, Heather J. Irvine and H. Peter Pfister; The impact of executive control on trainee commercial pilots’ strategic flexibility, Susan L. Cockle and Phillip J. Moore; Does facilitated group work and independent study in undergraduate pilot education improve learning and foster team skills?, Steven J. Thatcher; Atmospheric science, air safety and essential weather brief
Brent J. Hayward is an Aviation Psychologist and Director of Dédale Asia Pacific, Victoria, Australia. Andrew R. Lowe is Senior Consultant with Mercer Cullen Egan Dell, Australia.