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Authored by: William L. Rankin , Bill Johnson

Handbook of Human Factors in Air Transportation Systems

Print publication date:  November  2017
Online publication date:  November  2017

Print ISBN: 9781466572645
eBook ISBN: 9781315116549
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The purpose of the current chapter is twofold. First, it provides a brief historical overview of the development of the field of Maintenance Human Factors (MHF) in aviation. Second, this chapter provides an in-depth discussion of Human Factors (HF), in general, the human performance (error) models used by the industry in its MHF journey, and the types of MHF programs/processes that are now available for all segments of the aviation industry, including maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) organizations.

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