Human Factors Training In The Real World, Part 2

During the May 2019 trip to Switzerland, Pat Veillette (shown here) and students ventured across the snow-covered terrain to observe how the snow coverage could hide underlying threats in the snowpack that would create threats to a rescue helicopter’s landing. Photo Credit: Kim Henneman
In Part 1, we introduced a Global Engagement course that exposed college students to a wide variety of real-world aviation human factors without the risk. Academic materials in the classroom discuss the effects of high altitude on human and aircraft performance, but these healthy college students...

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