Teaching pilots to identify problems, analyze the information and make informed and timely decisions is a diffucult task as an instructor, not just what to think but how to think. And how to think as a team when you are just one. Using all your resources before and during your flight to minimize the suprises and effectively deal with them
- The Plan - or the mission of cross country planning, weather, fuel publications, etc
- The Plane - squawks, maintanence, fuel, database currency, automation or the lack of
- The Pilot - recognize the physilogical situation you are placing yourself at the end of a flight , IMSAFE
- The Passengers - the non-pilot pax can influence your go-no decision.
The pilot pax can cloud the PIC of a flight in critical situations (clarify, before the takeoff)
- The Programming-Technically advanced airplanes drastically reduce workload IF you know how to use it.
Power Point presentation on the above -easy to understand summary of SRM
Others thoughts on SRM
Where I found the above information