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Computer-Related Incidents with Commercial Aircraft
Some Opinions on Aviation Computer Safety
Vincent Verweij, a journalist with the Dutch National Television
Channel 3, asked me some general questions about the safety of
computer automation in commercial aviation. They were perceptive
questions. I hope that the
questions and my answers
serve as a general starting point for understanding some of
the issues with automation in commercial aircraft.
Keith Hill's Comments on Aspects of Mary Schiavo's Book "Flying Blind, Flying Safe"
Perrow's `System Accidents' - An Aviation Example