Data Entry: The 21st Century Pilot’s Essential Vocational Asset

This is the Fifth in a series of posts that will provide, throughout the year, an improvement strategy that will cover the entire family of 9 Automation Airmanship® principles. This posting marks the half-way point for the year! Nearly every contemporary aviation accident (and many similar accidents in other high-risk/high-reliability industries) have a causal component …

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Where No Error May Go

In a recent talk given to a large regional aviation group, we elaborated on the 3rd principle of Automation Airmanship – Data Entry – to some initial skepticism of the audience. It seems the general feeling that prevails among many flight crews is that wherever human operators are involved in data input, there we must …

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