Personality Profiles in Aviation.
Do commercial pilots have a common personality type? A 2004 report by NASA’s Langley Research Center says they do. The study was conducted with data from 93 commercial pilots and evaluated personality types as they relate to pilot performance and error management. The pilots were given the personality assessment known as the NEO-PI-R, which stands for NEO-Personality Inventory-Revised. The NEO-PI-R method examines five main personality traits, called the Five Factor Model, al