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Integrity in the Airline Cockpit: Embodying Claims About Progress for the Conduct of an Approach Briefing

Nevile, Maurice


Toward the end of every airline flight, the pilots must prepare and agree on a plan for how the final stages of the flight - the descent, approach to the runway, and landing - will proceed, for what it is that they will do and know, as a crew, to bring their plane safely and unremarkably (all going well) to the ground. This plan emerges from a specific cockpit task called an approach briefing, which the pilots complete. In this article, I used transcriptions from video recordings of pilots at...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Research on Language and Social Interaction
DOI: 10.1207/s15327973rlsi3704_3


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