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