Human Factor support for AIRBUS cockpits

Egis has been providing Airbus with its expertise and methods in the field of Human Factors to improve safety and streamline operations in aircraft cockpits, thereby supporting the application of Human Factors to the design process.

Date : 2000, ongoing
Client: Airbus

Project overview

Egis' aim is to assist and support the AIRBUS teams tasked with designing systems and functions for the cockpits of A380, A400M and A350 aircraft, and to contribute to research programmes such as A30XX, FANGIAO and EMMA2 (programme for operational validation of the Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and Control System (A-SMGCS) concept).


Our missions

Egis Human Factors team evaluates and studies needs, in order to:

  • determine, evaluate and validate human-machine interfaces (HMI) and operational procedures;
  • make recommendations for training of pilots and for airlines operating AIRBUS aircraft.

The studies are developed in an industrial or research context and in accordance with the principles and methods developed by the AIRBUS Human Factors Department.


©Airbus sas 2009 computer rendering by fixion