May 23, 2018  
2018-2019 Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Catalog

AER 218 Human Factors in Aviation

Lecture: 2 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Credits: 2
This course analyzes interpersonal relationships in the cockpit and related psychological factors that affect pilot performance and efficiency during flight operations. Topics include cockpit management, judgment, aircraft and flight crew coordination and control, physiological factors, responsibility, and decision-making capabilities. Upon completion, students should be able to apply work-proven routines to stress management, crew responsibility, and the team concept in the cockpit.