Pilot


  • Wu, Q., Molesworth, B. R. C., & Estival, D. (in press). An investigation into the factors that affect miscommunication between pilots and air traffic controllers in commercial aviation. The International Journal of Aerospace Psychology. Accepted 15 March 2019.
  • McMurtrie, K., Molesworth, B. R. C., & Middleton, J. (2018). A Comparison between the Reporting Intention of Australian Commercial Pilots and European Commercial Pilots. In Proceedings of the 33rd Conference European Association for Aviation Psychology (pp. 42-54), Dubrovnik Croatia.
  • McMurtrie, K., & Molesworth, B. R. C. (2018). Australian flight crews’ trust in voluntary reporting systems and Just Culture policies. Aviation Psychology and Applied Human Factors, 8, 11-21. Watch a summary of this research on YouTube
  • McMurtrie, K., & Molesworth, B.R. C. (2018).The variability in risk assessment between flight crew. International Journal of Aerospace Psychology, 27, 65-78.
  • Molesworth, B. R. C., & Burgess, M., & Wilcock, C. (2018). Comparison of the effects on memory tasks of babble and broadband noise. Acoustics Australia. Accepted 19 March 2018. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40857-018-0128-9
  • McMurtrie, K. J., & Molesworth, B. R. C. (2016). Balancing production and safety goals: Pilot decision-making in three different risk scenarios Proceedings of the 32nd EAAP Conference European Association for Aviation Psychology. Thinking, high and low: Cognition and decision making in aviation (pp. 23-34), Valetta, Malta: ISBN/EAN: 978-90-815253-5-0.
  • Estival, D., Farris, C., Molesworth, B. R. C. (2016). Aviation English: A lingua franca for pilots and air traffic controllers. Oxford, UK: Routledge.
  • Molesworth, B. R. C., & Estival, D. (2015). Miscommunication in General Aviation: The Influence of External Factors on Communication Errors. Safety Science, 73, 73-79. Watch a summary of this research on YouTube
  • Molesworth, B. R. C., Burgess, M., & Zhou, A. (2014). Investigating the effects of short-term exposure to noise on key piloting skills. Proceedings of the 31st EAAP Conference 'Aviation Psychology: facilitating Change(s)' (pp. 226- 235), Valetta, Malta: ISBN/EAN: 978-90-815253-4-3.
  • Estival, D., & Molesworth, B. R. C. (2012). Radio Miscommunication: EL2 Pilots in the Australian General Aviation environment. Linguistics and the Human Sciences, 5(3), 351-378.
  • Young, R., & Molesworth, B. R. C. (2011). The Effects of Caffeine on Learning: A Pilot's Perspective. International Journal of Applied Aviation Studies, 11(1), 85-95.
  • Drinkwater, J., & Molesworth, B. R. C. (2010). Pilot see, pilot do: Examining the predictors of pilots' risk management behaviour. Safety Science, 48, 1445-1451.
  • McCarthy, T., & Molesworth, B. R. C. (2010). Pilot Error: A Comparison between Controlled and Non-Controlled Flight Environments. Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology (pp. 225 - 228), Sydney, AUS: ISBN 978-0-9751731-5-2.
  • Molesworth, B. R. C., & Chang, B. (2009). Predicting Risk-Taking Behavior Through an Implicit Association Test. Human Factors, 51, 845-857. Watch a summary of this research on YouTube
  • Estival, D., & Molesworth, B. R. C. (2009). A Study of EL2 Pilots Radio Communication in the General Aviation Environment. Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 32, 24.1-24.16
  • Molesworth, B. R. C., & Chang, B. (2009). Risk Management: An Implicit Measure designed to Predict Pilots Risk-Taking Behaviour. Proceedings of the 47th Annual SAFE Symposium. San Diego, CA: SAFE Association.
  • Kehoe, J., Molesworth, B. R. C., & Tsang, M, (2009). Do Rehearsal and Reminders Increase Safety Compliance? Only a Little. Abstract presented at the Defence Human Sciences Symposium. Melbourne, AUS: DSTO.
  • Estival, D., & Molesworth, B. R. C. (2009). Aviation Communication in Language Technologies. Abstract presented for speed paper at HCSNet. Sydney, AUS: HCSNet.
  • Molesworth, B., & Young, R. (2008). Caffeine: Mitigating the effects of fatigue on the flight deck? Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 52nd Annual Meeting (pp. 1-5). New York. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. ISBN 978-0-945289-32-6.
  • O'Hare, D., Mullen, N. Wiggins, M., & Molesworth, B. (2008). Finding the right case: The role of predictive features in memory for aviation accidents. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 22 (8), 1163-1180.
  • Drinkwater, J., & Molesworth, B. (2007). Risk Management of Australian General Aviation Pilots. Intermodal Conference on Safety Management and Human Factors. Sydney, AUS.
  • Caska, T. J., & Molesworth, B. R. C. (2007). The effects of low dose caffeine on pilot performance. International Journal of Applied Aviation Studies, 7, (2), 244-255.
  • Molesworth, B., & Wiggins, M. (2007). Improving the Retention of Skills during Training. Proceedings of the 45th Annual SAFE Symposium. Reno, NV: SAFE Association.
  • Molesworth, B., Wiggins, M., & O'Hare. D. (2006). Improving Pilots Risk Assessment Skills in Low-Flying Operations: The Role of Feedback and Experience. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 38, 954-960.
  • Molesworth, B., & Wiggins, M. (2006). Limitation of Skill Generalisation Beyond Training. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 50th Annual Meeting (pp. 2620-2623). San Francisco, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. ISBN 978-0-945289-29-6.
  • Molesworth, B., & Wiggins, M. (2004). Improving pilots risk management behaviour through active involvement. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 48th Annual Meeting (pp. 2553-2556). New Orleans, LA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. ISBN 0-945289-24-3.
  • Molesworth, B., & Wiggins, M. (2004). Personalising the experience to improve the risk management behaviour of pilots. In M. Katsikitis (Ed.). Proceeding of the 39th APS Annual Conference. Psychological Science in Action (pp. 201-205). Melbourne, AUS: The Australian Psychological Society.
  • Molesworth, B. (2003). The impact of experience on risk management behaviour amongst pilots. In W. Noble (Ed.), Australian Journal of Psychology: Vol. 55. The Abstracts of the 30th Conference of the Australasian Experimental Psychology Society (p. 86). Bowen Hills, AUS: Australian Academic Press.
  • Molesworth, B., & Wiggins, M. (2003). An evaluation of aeronautical chart design: Implications for pilot education. In R. S. Jensen (Ed.), Proceedings of the Twelfth International Symposium on Aviation Psychology (pp. 821-825). Dayton, OH: Ohio State University.
  • Molesworth, B., Wiggins, M., & O'Hare, D. (2003). Personalising risk and training to improve the risk management behaviour of pilots. In B. J. Hayward & M. Nendick (Eds.), Proceedings of the Sixth International Australian Aviation Psychology Symposium. Sydney, AUS: Australian Aviation Psychology Association. ISBN 0-9751731-0-3.