The International Symposium on Aviation Psychology will be held next May (6-9) 2013.¬† Hosted by Wright State University & Air Force Research Laboratory Human Effectiveness Directorate Dayton, Ohio . It is offered for the purposes of : presenting the latest research on human performance problems and opportunities within aviation systems; envisioning design solutions that best utilize human capabilities for creating safe and efficient aviation systems; and bringing together scientists, research sponsors, and operators in an effort to bridge the gap between research and application
Proposal Submission deadline: October 5, 2012
Paper Submission deadline: March 1, 2013
Early Registration ends March 15, 2013
La mortalidad nos da una buena aproximaci√≥n al estado de salud de las poblaciones; al ser un fen√≥meno demogr√°fico inevitable, irrepetible e irreversible permite generar indicadores que ayudan a comprender la situaci√≥n actual de mortalidad en un determinado territorio.¬†En Espa√Īa la mayor parte de los fallecimientos se debe a enfermedades cr√≥nicas, fundamentalmente cardiovasculares y c√°ncer, que llevan asociados diferentes factores de riesgo evitables. El objetivo de este informe es describir la mortalidad general y espec√≠fica por edad y sexo en la Comunidad de Madrid¬† en 2009, valorando su evoluci√≥n y tendencias en los √ļltimos a√Īos.
A commercial pilot wanted in connection with the killing of his girlfriend in Colorado¬†¬†Springs tried to steal a commercial airplane early Tuesday at the St. George Municipal Airport (Utah), then committed suicide, investigators said. The man who shot and killed himself inside a commandeered SkyWest airplane early Tuesday was 40-year- old Brian Joseph Hedglin, St. George spokesman Mark Mortensen confirmed.
And what this has to do with Automation Paradox?¬† ….
Let’s follow reading this interesting article written by Robert N ¬†Charette in IEEE Spectrum¬† risk analysis blog, featuring daily news, updates and analysis on computing and IT projects, software and systems failures, successes and innovations, security threats, and more
If you missed the chance to comment on the AOPA/EAA ¬†proposal to allow private pilots ¬†to use their driver’s licenses in lieu of obtaining a third-class medical certificate, you still have time to weigh in. The FAA has granted an extension of the original comment period from July 2 to Sept. 14. The FAA received around 14,000 comments by the time of the close of the original comment period. The agency agreed to extend the deadline at the request of both organizations
Planning your funeral? If a burial does not cut it, several companies now offer to fly your remains into space. But Richard Hollingham wonders what motivates people to sign-up. Do you remember Captain Spok’s death at Star Trek?.¬†The coffin is levitated along a track and fired from the Starship Enterprise. It is the space-age equivalent [...]
Some aviation officials and aeromedical specialist recommend controlled napping to help pilots alert; others say naps are not the answer. The U.S. Federal Aviation administration (FAA) does not permit napping by on duty flight crewmembers. Margaret Gillingham, FAA associate administrator for aviation safety said that fatigue could be managed through regulations and flight crew should [...]