Accession Number : ADA112339

Title :   Proposed Research Tasks for the Reduction of Human Error in Naval Aviation Mishaps.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jul 80-Sep 81,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s) : Layton,Donald M

PDF Url : ADA112339

Report Date : Oct 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : Seven possible areas of research are proposed that could lead to the reduction and/or mitigation of the human error involvement in Navy aircraft mishaps. These include tasks for the Naval Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory, other Navy and contracted activities. The following research actions have been recommended: Review of existing mishap reports; Cockpit review/analysis of existing Aircraft; Review and revision of standard anthrometrical data; Critical Incident Technique; Design/T&E cooperation procedures; Basic research into error causes; and Broad research functions.

Descriptors :   *Aviation accidents, *Performance(Human), *Research management, Aviation safety, Reduction, Human factors engineering, Error analysis, Management planning and control, Pilots, Interviewing, Data acquisition, Accident investigations, Panel(Committee), Naval aviation

Subject Categories : Military Aircraft Operations
      Administration and Management

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE