Cockpit design

You have been tasked with developing a basic cockpit design for a new aircraft (light, corporate, or commercial…your choice). Analyze, evaluate, and discuss what factors you should first consider in the initial design and layout of cockpit instrumentation, and what human factors principles you need to address (placement, information display and readability, crew safety, etc.). Finally, address how this cockpit layout and design can aid the flight crew’s situational awareness. As always, support your work with a reliable source(s).

2. Airport Security

To participate in this discussion activity, you need to register for a free account with Medscape (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. After registration, you will gain direct access to the video listed below, which you will need to review in order to address the discussion questions.

Medscape video-Emergency Medical Response to Terrorist Bombings: Lessons Learned From Boston and Brussels (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. – Dr. Robert Glatter and Dr. Paul D. Biddinger, April 11, 2016. Duration (16:52). A transcriptPreview the documentof the video is also available on the Medscape video pages.
Answer the following questions relating back to the Medscape video:

What were the ‘lessons learned’ in the Boston Marathon event that can be applied to an airport/ARFF incident?
What were the various types of Communications networks/systems used in the Boston event?
What type of pre-emergency planning efforts were utilized for these incidents? Would you add any more?
Would a ‘Mass Casualty Protocol’ for the health industry be able to learn any valuable lessons from a triennial airport exercise? In which ways?
Your response should contain at least 200-300 words


In this discussion activity, watch the video and answer the following question:

Indy Airport Live Disaster Exercise | 2016 APEX (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Duration (11:02)

How was the incident command organizational structure utilized in this exercise? Refer back to the NIMS documentation on the Readings page for this module.
A word count of at least 200 words is required


select one of the resources links and follow the instructions to develop your assignment:

Go to: Appendix B of the National Incident Management System document (2008) (NIMS), (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. Tabs 2-5:

Describe in a 1-2 page written report how each ‘branch’ can effectively be utilized in an ARFF/ airport accident event and describe the different ‘branches’ of the Incident Command System.
Review the attached AVSEC (Aviation Security) emergency scenarioPreview the document:

In a de-briefing follow-up to the event, describe in a 1 page report how the outcome of this event could have changed utilizing NIMS or Incident Command System protocols?

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