Identification of Crew-Systems Interactions and Decision Related Trends

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Vehicle System Safety Technology (VSST) project management uses systems analysis to identify key issues and maintain a portfolio of research leading to potential solutions to its three identified technical challenges. Statistical data and published safety priority lists from academic, industry and other government agencies were reviewed and analyzed by NASA Aviation Safety Program (AvSP) systems analysis personnel to identify issues and future research needs related to one of VSST's technical challenges, Crew Decision Making (CDM). The data examined in the study were obtained from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Aviation Accident and Incident Data System, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Accident/Incident Data System and the NASA Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS). In addition, this report contains the results of a review of safety priority lists, information databases and other documented references pertaining to aviation crew systems issues and future research needs. The specific sources examined were: Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST) Safety Enhancements Reserved for Future Implementation (SERFIs), Flight Deck Automation Issues (FDAI) and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Most Wanted List and Open Recommendations. Various automation issues taxonomies and priority lists pertaining to human factors, automation and flight design were combined to create a list of automation issues related to CDM.

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    National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    Langley Research Center
    Hampton, VA  United States  23681

    Analytical Mechanics Associates, Incorporated

    17 Research Road
    Hampton, VA  United States  23666

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    Glenn Research Center, 21000 Brookpark Road
    Cleveland, OH  United States  44135

    National Institute of Aerospace

    MS 188E
    Hampton, VA  United States  23681-2199

    Volpe National Transportation Systems Center

    Cambridge, MA  United States  02142
  • Authors:
    • Jones, Sharon Monica
    • Evans, Joni K
    • Reveley, Mary S
    • Withrow, Colleen A
    • Ancel, Ersin
    • Barr, Lawrence
  • Publication Date: 2013-5


  • English

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 35p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01493341
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NASA/TM-2013-218000, L-20255
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 20 2013 9:04AM