Title: Nontechnical skills training in air traffic management including computer-based simulation methods : from scientific analyses to prototype training
Authors : Knecht, Chiara
Mühlethaler, Céline
Elfering, Achim
Published in : Aviation Psychology and Applied Human Factors
Pages : 91
Pages to: 100
Issue Date: 2016
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Peer review (Publication)
Language : English
Subjects : Human factors; Training design
Subject (DDC) : 620: Engineering
Abstract: The aim of the present paper is to introduce a simulation-based nontechnical skills training for air traffic controllers, by presenting the scientific analyses for the training development as well as the prototype training. The training combines theoretical background about human factors (situation awareness, decision making, stress and workload management, communication, team work, threat and error management, and fatigue management) with the training of scenarios in a simulation. Furthermore, the training comprises support material for briefings and debriefings as well as an instructor training. The use of simulation-based methods allows for an active learning environment that reinforces transfer processes from training to real work settings of controllers, an adaptation to changing training contents, and thus guarantees an innovative approach to flight safety.
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Centre for Aviation (ZAV)
Publication type: Article in scientific Journal
DOI : 10.1027/2192-0923/a000103
ISSN: 2192-0923
2192-0931
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/9450
Published as part of the ZHAW project : NoTeS Training in ATM
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