The results of this study indicate  that stability in relationships and home life were the most important factors in helping pilots cope with stress and  that the effects of domestic stress carry over to the pilots’ work world, directly influencing work stress and indirectly affecting pilots’ perceptions of their flying performance….suggesting the need for management to maintain awareness of how the quality of home life may affect the work environment and overall performance. You can read this and other interesting articles at new AerosafetyWorld July-August 2011 issue.

 
** On the Home Front  AerosafetyWorld July-August 2011
     Patrick Chiles – FSF- Flight Safety Foundation