College AvGeek Diaries
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What is Human Factors in Aviation?

At the university I attend in South Florida, the aviation program is quite small. Most of the courses are done online, rather than in-person and the flying lessons are done through a specialized flight school. Because of this, when I tell other students my major they seem shocked that our school has an aviation program. Even professors who have been teaching at my university for 20 years did not know we had an aviation program. One reason my major is…