AVIA 400 Quiz Humans in the Cockpit

AVIA 400 Quiz: Humans in the Cockpit

Covers the Learn material from Module 1: Week 1.

  1. is an undesired aircraft position, condition, or attitude that compromises safety and, if not corrected, could lead to an incident or an accident.
  2. The ________ approach to human error suggests that limitations in human information processing causes errors.
  3. An aviation ________ is generally defined as an accident or incident.
  4. Pilots in LOC-I accidents often experience a _______ reex; a surprised reaction that results in an involuntary delayed response, no response, or even an incorrect one.
  5. Inadvertently raising the landing gear handle instead of the ap handle is an example of a
  6. is the study of the measurement of the size and shape of the human body.
  7. The scientific study of the relationship between the flight crew and the flight environment, with the goal of optimizing the relationship between the two, is a good definition of ________ for pilots.
  8. The five most common type or category of GA accidents in order of decreasing
    occurrence (listed first to fifth) are
  9. About 80 percent of U.S. GA fatal accidents involve ________flight operations.
  10. accounts for more than 90 percent of the U.S. civil aircraft fleet.
  11. Who was the first to fly with a pressure suit to combat the effects of decompression sickness while attaining a height of 50,000 feet?
  12. The reference point in space where the position of a pilot’s eyes are located when the seat is adjusted accordingly and which provides not only the best access to the flight controls but also an optimum viewing angle for both cockpit instrumentation and the outside environment, is known as the
  13. Some of the earliest aviation problems that contributed to the development of the discipline of human factors involved human
  14. Most airline and GA accidents result from __________.
  15. About three-quarters of all GA accidents are caused by _______ .
  16. About 85 percent of U.S. aviation fatalities involve _______ aircraft.
  17. involves an unintended departure of an aircraft from controlled flight.
  18. The eld of “aerospace _________” examines the effects of the flight environment and other factors on normal physiological functioning and flight crew performance.
  19. Between 2009 and 2018, almost one-half of the world’s commercial turbojet airplane fatal accidents occurred during
  20. The ________ perspective to human error suggests that some errors may be linked to a medical or physiological condition.
  21. errors were the second leading cause of pilot-error-induced commercial air-taxi accidents in the United States over a twenty- year period between 1983 and 2002.
  22. During the past 20 years, the U.S. and Canada commercial jet accident rate was below _________ accidents per million departures.
  23. The five most common type or category of worldwide air carrier accidents between 2009 and 2018 in order of decreasing occurrence (listed first to fifth) are
  24. According to the HFACS model, when we make an error involving psychomotor performance, such as stick and rudder skills or knobology skills, we may commit a(an) _______ error.
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