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Issues Organized Alphabetically

This page lists the issues identified in our study in alphabetical order of abbreviated issue statement. Each issue is linked to a page containing its complete issue statement and further links to evidence related to the issue.

    automation behavior may be unexpected and unexplained (issue108)
    automation information in manuals may be inadequate (issue140)
    automation integration may be poor (issue011)
    automation level decisions may be difficult (issue103)
    automation may adversely affect pilot workload (issue079)
    automation may be over-emphasized in pilot evaluation (issue116)
    automation may be too complex (issue040)
    automation may demand attention (issue102)
    automation may lack reasonable functionality (issue109)
    automation may not work well under unusual conditions (issue150)
    automation may use different control strategies than pilots (issue122)
    automation performance may be limited (issue126)
    automation requirements may conflict (issue160)
    automation skills may be lost (issue137)
    automation use may slow pilot responses (issue161)
    automation use philosophy may be lacking (issue101)

    behavior of automation may not be apparent (issue083)
    both pilots' attention simultaneously diverted by programming (issue075)

    commercial incentives may dominate (issue127)
    communication between computers may be unsupervised (issue022)
    company automation policies and procedures may be inappropriate or inadequate (issue166)
    complex automation may have overly simplistic interface (issue128)
    controls of automation may be poorly designed (issue037)
    crew assignment may be inappropriate (issue142)
    crew coordination problems may occur (issue084)
    cross checking may be difficult (issue072)
    cultural differences may not be considered (issue165)

    data access may be difficult (issue047)
    data entry and programming may be difficult and time consuming (issue112)
    data entry errors on keyboards may occur (issue071)
    data presentation may be too abstract (issue087)
    data re-entry may be required (issue049)
    database may be erroneous or incomplete (issue110)
    deficiencies in basic aircraft training may exist (issue063)
    displays (visual and aural) may be poorly designed (issue092)

    No issues starting with E

    failure assessment may be difficult (issue025)
    failure modes may be unanticipated by designers (issue024)
    failure recovery may be difficult (issue023)
    false alarms may be frequent (issue070)
    fatigue may be induced (issue156)
    flightdeck automation may be incompatible with ATC system (issue082)
    function allocation may be difficult (issue117)

    No issues starting with G

    human-centered design philosophy may be lacking (issue100)

    inadvertent autopilot disengagement may be too easy (issue123)
    information integration may be required (issue009)
    information overload may exist (issue014)
    information processing load may be increased (issue119)
    instructor training requirements may be inadequate (issue143)
    insufficient information may be displayed (issue099)
    interface may be poorly designed (issue039)
    inter-pilot communication may be reduced (issue139)

    job satisfaction may be reduced (issue013)

    No issues starting with K

    No issues starting with L

    manual operation may be difficult after transition from automated control (issue055)
    manual skills may be lost (issue065)
    manual skills may not be acquired (issue007)
    mode awareness may be lacking (issue095)
    mode selection may be incorrect (issue145)
    mode transitions may be uncommanded (issue044)
    monitoring requirements may be excessive (issue005)

    new tasks and errors may exist (issue089)
    non-automated pilot tasks may not be integrated (issue153)

    older pilots may be less accepting of automation (issue132)
    operational knowledge may be lacking in design (issue121)

    pilot control authority may be diffused (issue104)
    pilot selection may be more difficult (issue136)
    pilots have responsibility but may lack authority (issue012)
    pilots may be out of the loop (issue002)
    pilots may be overconfident in automation (issue131)
    pilots may be reluctant to assume control (issue026)
    pilots may lack confidence in automation (issue046)
    pilots may not be involved in equipment selection (issue141)
    pilots may over-rely on automation (issue106)
    pilots may under-rely on automation (issue146)
    pilot's role may be changed (issue144)
    planning requirements may be increased (issue158)
    procedures may assume automation (issue151)
    protections may be lost though pilots continue to rely on them (issue015)

    No issues starting with Q

    No issues starting with R

    scan pattern may change (issue038)
    similarity may be superficial (issue149)
    situation awareness may be reduced (issue114)
    software versions may proliferate (issue134)
    standardization may be lacking (issue138)
    state prediction may be lacking (issue152)

    task management may be more difficult (issue167)
    testing may be inadequate (issue115)
    traffic coordination requirements may increase (issue148)
    training may be inadequate (issue133)
    transitioning between aircraft may increase errors (issue130)
    transitioning between aircraft may increase training requirements (issue129)

    understanding of automation may be inadequate (issue105)

    vertical profile visualization may be difficult (issue053)

    workarounds may be necessary (issue107)

    No issues starting with X

    No issues starting with Y

    No issues starting with Z

  Last update: 4 June 2003 Flight Deck Automation Issues Website  
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