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Air France 447 and “The automation Paradox”

Viernes, 13 de julio de 2012 FSI / Curt Lewis Sin comentarios

A deadly combination of pilot confusion, “warning system ergonomics” design and ¬†inadequate pilot training were responsible for the crash of Air France Flight 447 on 1 June 2009.¬†This is the conclusion reached by the BEA (Bureau d’Enqu√™tes et d’Analyses pour la s√©curit√© de l’aviation civile), the French authority responsible for carrying out safety investigations relating to accidents or serious incidents in civil aviation, in its final report into the crash. BEA’s 224-page report indicated that the aircraft might have been flown out of danger if the pilots had realized the situation they were facing.

 

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

 

 

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Air France 447 Rio Janeiro-Paris Final Report

Viernes, 6 de julio de 2012 FSI / Curt Lewis Sin comentarios

Une action erron√©e du copilote alors aux commandes de l’avion, peut-√™tre induit en ¬†erreur par le directeur de vol, un instrument informatique. Selon le rapport final du Bureau d’enqu√™tes et d’analyses, et m√™me si celui-ci pointe d’autres facteurs, il s’agit de la cause essentielle ayant conduit l’AF¬†447 d’Air France faisant la liaison entre Rio de Janeiro et Paris √† s’ab√ģmer dans l’oc√©an Atlantique, le 1er¬†juin 2009 (228 morts).

 

** AF 447 Accident Final ENGLISH Report   26,6 MB  -224 pages-

¬†¬†¬†¬† BEA¬† (Bureau d’enqu√™tes et d’analyses¬†pour la s√©curit√© de l‚Äôaviation civile¬†)

¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Minist√®re de l ‚Äô√Čcologie, du D√©veloppement durable, des Transports et du Logement¬†

     France/ July 2012 

** Les dernières minutes du vol AF447  (Infographie-Le Monde)