Pilot Selection: Psychological Principles and Practice (Hardback)
  • Pilot Selection: Psychological Principles and Practice (Hardback)

Pilot Selection: Psychological Principles and Practice (Hardback)

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Hardback 430 Pages / Published: 15/10/2019
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This comprehensive book describes in practical terms - underpinned by research - how recruitment, selection, and psychological assessment can be conducted amongst pilots. The chapters emphasize evidence-based and ethical selection methods for different pilot groups. It includes chapters written by experts in the field and also covers related areas, such as air traffic controllers and astronauts. The book is written for airline managers, senior pilots responsible for recruitment and training, human resources specialists, human factors and safety specialists, occupational health doctors, psychologists, AMEs, practitioners, or academics involved in pilot selection.

Robert Bor, DPhil CPsychol CSci FBPsS HonFRAeS UKCP Reg EuroPsy, is a Registered and Chartered Clinical Counselling and Health Psychologist, Registered Aviation Psychologist and Co-Director of the Centre for Aviation Psychology.

Carina Eriksen, MSc DipPsych CPsychol FBPsS BABCP, is an HCPC Registered and BPS Chartered Consultant Counselling Psychologist and Registered Aviation Psychologist.

Todd P. Hubbard, B.A., M.S. Aeronautical Sciences, Ed.D. Applied Educational Studies in Aviation, Lt. Col. USAF (ret.), is the Clarence E. Page Professor of Human Factors research, University of Oklahoma.

Ray King, Psy,D., J.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist, recently retired from the U.S. Air Force, currently with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9781138588738
Number of pages: 430
Weight: 990 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 mm


"This book is extremely comprehensive in its scope and tackles the issue of pilot recruitment and selection from all angles. I would suggest that this book be one of the first that is read by anyone who is considering a career as an airline pilot. An excellent and comprehensive study, which deserves to be the defining text on the subject." - Captain Dave Fielding, British Airways

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