Pilot Decision Making — PDM - TP 13897

The goal of the Pilot Decision Making (PDM) educational package is to help pilots make better decisions by introducing them to the concepts, principles and good practices of the decision-making process.

It is intended to raise your awareness of the factors that affect pilot decision-making and is divided into 5 modules as follows:

  Lesson Plans Slides
Introduction to Pilot Decision Making PDF
117.4 KB (33 secs)
65.6 KB (18 secs)
The Decision-making Process PDF
228.4 KB (1 min 4 secs)
87.8 KB (24 secs)
Human Performance Factors PDF
511 KB (2 mins 25 secs)
184.8 KB (52 secs)
Human Error PDF
199.3 KB (56 secs)
154.1 KB (43 secs)
Risk Management PDF
170.9 KB (48 secs)
84 KB (23 secs)

Users can easily customize these materials to meet their particular needs.

This educational package can be purchased through the Civil Aviation Communications Centre at 1-800-305-2059 (or, in the National Capital Region, (613) 993-7284)).

These documents are also available in the following formats:

  • Portable Document Format (PDF) and may be viewed using version 3.0 or higher of the Adobe® Acrobat Reader. This reader may be downloaded free of charge by visiting the Adobe® web site.
  • Microsoft Word Document format (DOC) and may be viewed using the Microsoft Word or a Microsoft Word Viewer. Visit the Microsoft Office download center to acquire a free download of Word 97/2000 Viewer (Word 2000) (Windows 95/98/NT).