Human Factors in Aviation
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...factors into the design of all Boeing airplanes. The major areas of concern in human factors include: flight deck design, design for maintainability and in-service support, error management and passenger cabin design.
1. Flight Deck Design
Over the past several decades, safer and more reliable designs have been responsible for much of the progress made in reducing the accident rate and increasing efficiency. Improvements in engines, systems, and structures have all contributed to this achievement. Additionally, design has always been... Human Factors in Aviation Boeing eluci s, "Human error has been documented as a primary contributor to more than 70 percent of commercial airplanehull-loss accidents....