Accession Number : AD0672072

Title :   AIRCRAFT INSTRUMENT AND COCKPIT LIGHTING BY RED OR WHITE LIGHT.

Descriptive Note : Conference proceedings.

Corporate Author : ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARIS (FRANCE)

Report Date : OCT 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 282

Abstract : Contents: Cockpit lighting requirements in the RAF; Visual functions as determining factors for quality and amount of effective panel and cockpit lighting; Legibility of various sized letters under aviation red, 'lunar' white, and neutrally-filtered incandescent white lighting systems; An examination of carrier flight deck and hangar deck lighting systems; Color discrimination and chart reading under red- and low-intensity white light; Action sur la vision des differents modes d'eclairage du tableau de bord; Merits of red or white lighting for naval use; Assessment of red and white illumination for equal legibility; The effect of red and of white instrument lighting on the dark adaptation index; The effect of night cockpit luminance, red and white, on central and peripheral visual performance; Luminance measurements for red and white-lighted aircraft instruments; The effect of red versus white lighting on dark adaptation using a simulated instrument panel for preadaptation; Les problemes d'eclairage des postes de pilotage; Human factor aspects in aircraft interior lighting; White lighting of instruments in USAF aircraft; Operational evaluation of filtered and unfiltered white aircraft instrument lighting; Red light for cockpit lighting--results of an inquiry and of some investigations; Admissible white preadaptation levels compared with red preadaptation.

Descriptors :   (*COCKPITS, *LIGHTING EQUIPMENT), INSTRUMENT PANELS, LIGHT, COLORS, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, VISIBILITY, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, ILLUMINATION, ADAPTATION(PHYSIOLOGY), VISION, NIGHT VISION, SYMPOSIA

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE