Method for measuring factors that affect the performance of pilots




Air Transport. Accidents. Safety. Factors Human. Bayesian Belief Networks.


This paper presents the development of a model of accident analysis according to the principal factors which influence aeronautical accidents that are able to assess any aircraft accident, taking into account human, organizational, environmental and airport infrastructure factors. The methodology of data collection of this research was through the literature, analysis of aircraft accident reports, technical visits to the center of certification of commercial aircraft pilots and interviews with industry experts. From this model, it is possible to evaluate the influence of these factors and identify the dependence and relationship existing, and how they influence the system. With the aid of Bayesian Networks technique, it is also possible to quantify the factors and assess which ones have more impact in the system. The results show the relationship between the factors that can influence the performance of the pilots and therefore can indicate how it may impact the success or failure of tasks related to flight procedures. The results also may indicate subsidies for mitigating actions, collaborating in the management of operational safety of air transport and assessing the overall impact of the factors that determine any accident.


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Biografia do Autor

Michelle C.G.S.P. Bandeira, ITA

Graduada em Engenharia Mecânica pelo IFMA. Mestre pelo ITA em Engenharia de Infraestrutura Aeronáutica com ênfase em Planejamento de Aeroportos. Atualmente finalizando o doutorado em Engenharia de Infraestrutura Aeronáutica com ênfase em segurança da aviação (safety) pelo ITA com coorientação na USP.

Integrante do grupo de pesquisadores do Laboratório de Análise de Gerenciamento de Risco - LabRisco-USP. Serviu o Centro Tecnológico da Marinha (CTMSP-USP) como 1º Tenente da Marinha do Brasil no Programa do Combustível Nuclear do Brasil. Foi Consultora de Projetos em Aeroportos. Foi Gerente Técnico da ANAC/Brasília.

Tem interesse nos temas: análise de risco, safety, runway excursion, acidentes aeronáuticos, análise de sistemas complexos, fatores humanos, fatores organizacionais, análise de confiabilidade humana, segurança operacional, análise de falhas, árvore de falhas, aeronaves, transporte aéreo e aeroportos.

Anderson Ribeiro Correia, ITA

Departamento de Transporte Aéreo e Aeroportos

Marcelo Ramos Martins, USP

Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo
Departamento de Engenharia Naval e Oceânica


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Bandeira, M. C., Correia, A. R., & Martins, M. R. (2017). Method for measuring factors that affect the performance of pilots. TRANSPORTES, 25(2), 156–169.