Computer-Related Incidents with Commercial Aircraft
NASA Office of Aeronautics Human Factors Division
NASA Ames Research Center maintains a
research division on
includes the enhancement of aviation system safety
"by integrating human performance characteristics and
technological functions to anticipate (and minimize) the
probability and adverse consequences of human or system errors.
On-line publications on human-newtech interfaces include
analysis of problems similar to those which have arisen in incidents
reported elsewhere in this Compendium.
"Oops, it didn't arm." - A Case Study of Two Automation Surprises
by Everett Palmer
Altitude Deviations: Breakdowns of an Error-Tolerant System
Richard Ritter and Inge van Cleemput;
Mode Usage in Automated Cockpits: Some Initial Observations
Use of the Operator Function Model to Represent Mode Transitions
On the Types of Modes in Human-Machine Interaction
, by Asaf Degani.
The FAA Human Factors Team Report on Interfaces between Flightcrew and Modern Flight Deck Systems
Do Passenger Electronics Interfere With Aircraft Systems?