Tag: human factors

Business Aviation and the Myth of Multi-Tasking

Business Aviation and the Myth of Multi-Tasking

Multi-tasking is perceived as a pre-requisite for success and high productivity. I challenge that belief. Before you disagree with me, let me define multitasking: performing two tasks that demand your active and focused attention simultaneously. Notice the phrase ‘demand your active and focused attention.’ Normally we can walk and […]

February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Human Factors Funnel Model

The Human Factors Funnel Model – Another Window on Error Causation

Understanding the nature of error causation is important for any organization, and this can be particularly critical within the general aviation (GA) world. Human Factors Funnel Model (HFFM) is a conceptual framework meant to provide another useful window on error causation. Here’s a brief […]






December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Perceptions of Safety

Perceptions of Safety

Perceived safety can be a comforting thought. The perception that no harm will come to you, colleagues, or loved ones provides a sense of peace and security. For operators in high-risk industries such as aviation (including both commercial and business aviation aspects) […]






August 21, 2012 | 1 Comment More