NTSB Urges Reassessment Of Pilot Performance Assumptions

Credit: Boeing
WASHINGTON—Fundamental aircraft-design assumptions about how pilots respond during system failures and react to flight-deck hazard indicators are inadequate and must be re-evaluated, the U.S. NTSB has concluded. The safety board on Sept. 26 issued seven recommendations to the FAA, urging the agency...
Sean Broderick

Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor Sean Broderick covers aviation safety, MRO, and the airline business from Aviation Week Network's Washington, D.C. office.

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