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Help! My Brain is Trying to Kill Me!
Practical Application of Human Factors for Pilots.
Date and Time:
Thursday, June 13, 2024, starting at 19:00 Central Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Gene Benson
Brief Description:

This live, virtual presentation examines how our unconscious mind often plays an important, and not always helpful, role in our decision making. Several psychological concepts such as heuristics and cognitive biases are discussed in a way designed to provide a practical understanding of how they affect our aeronautical decision making. Some practical mitigation strategies are also presented. Several recent accidents will be discussed. Live discussion will follow the presentation. The program will last approximately one hour fifteen minutes.

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Location of Seminar:
Shelby County Airport (KEET)
265D Weathervane Road
Hangar F
Calera, AL 35040
Directions to Venue:

Shelby County Airport, 265D Weathervane Road, Calera, Alabama Hangar F

The Airport is at Exit 234 off of I 65.

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Fly-in Seminar?:
75 seats at the facility, 56 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
Contact Information:
Jim Cawthon
Phone: (205) 746-2358
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

Light refreshments will be provided.

Thanks to sponsors:
Pappy Aero Products
American Drilling, Inc.

Gene Benson's presentation is sponsored by Avemco Insurance Company

Equal Access Information:
The FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) is committed to providing equal access to this meeting/event for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, please communicate your request as soon as possible with the person in the “Contact Information” area of the meeting/event notice. Note that two weeks is usually required to arrange services.
Credit Applicability:
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 1
FAASTeam Project Information:
National Project:
Any Safety Event held based upon data/risk
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