Damos Aviation Services, Inc. is a full-service consulting firm providing Commercial Pilot Screening, Selection, and Hiring needs. Their goal is to provide clients with cost-effective selection systems that reduce hiring and training costs. Recent clients have included Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Boeing, Polaris Aviation, Ameriflight, and the US Air Force. Damos Aviation Services also consults on cabin crew staffing issues.
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Dr. Diane Damos on Pilot Recruitment and Selection
Diane L. Damos, PhD, President of Damos Aviation Services, is an international expert with over 40 years of experience involving general Aviation Human Factors issues and Commercial Pilot Hiring. She is a fellow of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, the Royal Aeronautical Society, and an associate fellow of the Aerospace Medical Association
As an Aviation Human Factors expert and as an Aviation Psychologist, Dr. Damos promotes safety in the National Airspace by working to reduce the occurrence and impact of human error in aviation systems and improve human performance.
Dr. Damos has been involved with pilot selection since 1970. She assisted in the development of computer-based tests of information processing and cognition for pilot selection for both the United States Navy and Air Force.
She has consulted with numerous domestic and foreign air carriers and training schools on both ab initio and experienced pilot selection.
Dr. Damos has authored articles in refereed journals on pilot selection as well as technical reports and professional articles. She has conducted short courses on developing pilot selection systems in the United States, Canada, Africa, Europe, and the Far East.
Diane Damos was a consulting editor for the International Journal of Aviation Psychology and was the special editor for an issue of the International Journal of Aviation Psychology on pilot selection. Dr. Damos served as the chair of the Aerospace Systems Technical Group of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. She also was appointed to the United States National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council Panel of Human Factors in Air Traffic Control Automation.