28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-9.3.4


UNRELIABLE AIRSPEED MAKING VALID ASSUMPTIONS ON FLIGHT CREW PERFORMANCE

L. Fucke, R. Nicholson*, R. Mumaw*
Boeing R & T Europe, Spain; *Boeing Commercial Airplanes, USA

Keywords: human performance, flight deck, safety

In the wake of the AF447 accident on June 1st 2009 the industry performed a large scale analysis to better understand potential flight crew performance issues associated with handling of unreliable airspeed situations. The paper provides insight into the scoping of the scenario, analysis methods and some conclusions.


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