Reply to post: Re: Training ?

I could throttle you right about now: US Navy to ditch touchscreens after kit blamed for collision

Dave 126 Silver badge

Re: Training ?

Training can only simulate intense and panicked situations so far, hence the importance of clear and unambiguous controls.

Classic example: an older US bomber aircraft, the landing gear switch was next to an identical looking switch for something else. In some stressful landing situations, the wrong switch was activated, resulting in crashes. The redesigned switch had a physical representation of a wheel on it, and this cause of crashes dropped drastically.

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