The Effects of Commuting on Pilot Fatigue
Committee on the Effects of Commuting on Pilot Fatigue; Board on Human-Systems Integration; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; Transportation Research Board; National Research Council
NAS Press | 2011 | ISBN: 0309216966 9780309216968 | 233 pages | PDF | 5 MB
This report discusses the policy, economic, and regulatory issues that affect pilot commuting, and outlines potential next steps, including recommendations for regulatory or administrative actions, or further research by the FAA. This issue reviews research and other information related to the prevalence and characteristics of commuting; to the science of sleep, fatigue, and circadian rhythms; to airline and regulatory oversight policies; and to pilot and airline practices.