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Sleepy outlook for cabin crew on ultra-long haul flights

Cabin crew on ultra-long range flights could feel sleepy on the job because of a perception of higher workloads, new research suggests.

Pilots “uncomfortable” removing themselves from duty due to fatigue: ATSB
Air Crash Investigations

Pilots are uncomfortable withdrawing from flying duties due to fatigue because of the perception that it leaves a negative impression with management, a report says.

The Human Factor: Understanding Fatigue

The significant impact of fatigue Last issue we highlighted the significant impact fatigue can have on crews. In the case of the Pel-Air Westwind ditching, the aircraft captain, having obtained only 3–3½ hours of average quality sleep, displayed a fixation on a simple plan to land. He and the remainder of the crew were too


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