Links to Human Factors Resources

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General Interest HF Sites
National Aviation Authority sites, ICAO and professional/trade organizations
Accident and incident data
Research organizations and Universities
Military human factors sites
CRM and flight operations-related sites
Flight deck design/automation
Maintenance and inspection
Air Traffic Control human factors
Cabin and passenger safety
Other sites which may be of interest

General Interest HF Sites

  • Flight Safety Foundation (including information on CFIT, Situational Awaraness and decision Making)
  • Human Factors and Aviation Medicine information and links
  • Handbooks on Human Factors for Aviation – basic, advanced and instructors guides
  • LOFTwork ltd HF Training Development (training needs analysis, task analysis, courseware design, CBT, design ergonomics, CRM Resource database)
  • NASA human factors department
  • NASA human factors projects
  • NASA human factors recent reports
  • NASA Technical Report Server

    National Aviation Authority sites, ICAO and professional/trade orgaisations

  • International Civil Aviation Organisation Flight Safety HF programme
  • International Air Transport Association (IATA) Safety Site, including HF Working Group
  • Transport Canada HF summary
  • FAA Office of Aviation Medicine 
  • FAA Office of Aviation Research home page
  • FAA’s Civil Aeromedical Institute
  • International Federation of Airline Pilots Associations
  • FAA Aviation Flight Standards Service

  • Accident and incident data

  • UK DETR Air Accidents Investigation Branch
  • USA National Transportation Safety Board
  • UK Confidential Human Incident Reporting System
  • USA Aviation Ssfety Reporting System
  • ASRS “Callback”
  • ASRS directline
  • FAA Office of Accident Investigation
  • FAA Global Aviation Information Network website
  •” – A privately run site containing aviation safety information. Their mission is “Providing everyone with a (professional) interest in aviation with up-to-date, complete and reliable authoritative information on airliner accidents and safety issues”.

  • Research organisations and Universities

  • NASA human factors organisation and staff
  • Cranfield University Department of Systems Engineering and Human Factors
  • The European Joint Research Centre home page
  • The Dutch National Aerospace Laboratory
  • German Aerospace Research Establishment
  • Centre d’Études et de Recherches de Toulouse – an establishment of ONERA (Office National d’Études et de Recherches Aérospatiales)
  • Joint University Program for Air Transportation, Princeton University.
  • University of Central Florida Team Performance Lab (Ed Salas)
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Ohio State University (Aviation)
  • Ohio State University (Aviation): The Biennial International Symposium Series on Aviation Psychology (note: the specific link to this page will be added soon – meanwhile please access this info via Ohio University home page)

  • Military human factors sites

  • Naval Air Warfare Centre – Aircraft Division

    CRM and flight operations related sites

  • Industry CRM Developers Group Web Site
  • Mica Endsley’s Situational Awareness site – many references for Situation Awareness related papers going back to 1992.
  • Prof. Helmreich’s Team, University of Texas human factors research projects, including LOSA
  • Facilitating LOS Debriefings – A Training manual
  • Developing Advanced Crew Resource Management (ACRM) Training: A Training Manual (Thomas L. Seamster, Deborah A. Boehm-Davis, Robert W. Holt, and Kim Schultz) 1998 (pdf document to download; 200+ pages)
  • JAR FCL as posted (in English also) by the National Aviation Federation (France): “Les traductions françaises disponibles ci-dessous ne sont pas des textes officielles. Elles sont fournies à titre indicatif, sous réserve d’adoption définitive des textes anglais”.
  • NLR site (containing details of EU/DG7 sponsored projects such as JARTEL & ECOTTRIS JARTEL and ECOTTRIS
  • NLR site (containing details of EU/DG7 sponsored projects such as the ESSAI(Situation Awareness) project ESSAI
  • Unsupported CRM information on this (Raes HFG) site:
  • Flight deck design/automation

  • Flight Deck Automation – Human factors issues with flight deck automation (database) (Ken Funk’s site)
  • Eurocontrol BLUECOAT Forum
  • Maintenance and inspection

    Air Traffic Control human factors

  • Centre d’Études de la Navigation Aérienne – The Centre for Studies of Air Traffic Control
  • EUROCONTROL human factors in ATC (a specific link will be posted shortly – meanwhile please access via the main Eurocontrol site)
  • The ATM requirements and design Division of Eurocontrol (DED2) recent developments on Controller’s HMI and ATC HMI Discussion group
  • Cabin and passenger safety

    Other sites which may be of interest

  • National Technical Information Service
  • Parliamentary Advisory Committee on Transport Safety P.A.C.T.S. which includes auto, rail and maritime statistics.
  • Hugo Leimann Patt’s site in Argentina (Spanish-language CRM/HF resources) CRM Argentina with a variety of useful links, documents and a Spanish-language discussion board.
  • NASA Technical Report Server
  • Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center
  • Advisory Circular Checklist
  • Airman DUI/DWI Program (ACS)** (alcohol/ drug problem advice)
  • Literature Search at ICAO