Here are 4 videos about different parts of the study known as human factors in aviation.
First, an F-16 Cockpit tour given by an Edwards AFB test pilot illustrates cockpit ergonomic design.
This next one uses a point of view camera to illustrate the workload of a pilot–by noting head movements–during a tactical descent of a C-17.
In the third, an airline veteran talks about the origins of Crew/Cockpit Resource Management, as a subdiscipline of Human Factors, in Aviation.
Additionally, here is a short history of the study of human performance by the world’s air forces.
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