Loran Haworth works in Seattle, Washington, as a Human Factors Specialist in the Transport Airplane Directorate Airplane and Flight Crew Interface Branch. In this capacity, Loran is responsible for human factor aspects of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 25 transport airplane regulations and advisory material.
Before coming to the FAA, Loran worked at NASA-Ames and the Department of Defense as an engineering research psychologist and experimental test pilot. In addition, Loran worked on the National Transportation Safety Board Human Performance Group.
Loran is involved with certification project work including: new transport airplane rules on aircrew alerting; advisory circular guidance on electronic flight deck displays; the Boeing 787; and, other flight deck systems. Also, Loran works with the Avionics ARAC Harmonization Working Group.
Loran is a member of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots, and the Human Factors Society. He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School, and is a commercial pilot in both airplanes and helicopters.