Accession Number : AD0164340
Title : Pilot Armreach and Cockpit Control Locator Machine.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Alexander,Milton ; Garrett,John W. ; Riepenhoff,Ralph R.
Report Date : 26 SEP 1972
Pagination or Media Count : 8
Abstract : The invention relates to an improved method and test apparatus for measuring the ability of a pilot, while strapped in an aircraft cockpit seat, to reach, grasp and satisfactorily operate various control knobs located on the instrument panel and a different positions within the cockpit.
Descriptors : *Patents, *Test equipment, *Pilots, *Human factors engineering, Cockpits, Measurement, Instrument panels, Control knobs, Anthropometry, User needs, Acceptability, Engineering, Standards
Subject Categories : Aircraft
Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE