Accession Number : AD0702748

Title :   IN-FLIGHT COMPARISON OF THE KAISER FP-50 FLIGHT DIRECTOR WITH STANDARD C-131 INSTRUMENTS.

Descriptive Note : Technical pub.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL MISSILE CENTER POINT MUGU CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Cross,K. D. ; Bittner,A. C. , Jr

Report Date : 11 MAR 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : Results of a limited and exploratory in-flight comparison of the Kaiser FP-50 Flight Director with standard C-131 instruments are given. The flight director was installed in a modified C-131 airplane that was piloted by two experienced naval aviators. Data were collected and analyzed on errors associated with altitude, heading, pitch, and roll maintenance. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*COURSE INDICATORS, RELIABILITY), (*DISPLAY SYSTEMS, *HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING), VERTICAL INDICATORS, HORIZONTAL INDICATORS, COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEMS, TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT, ERRORS, CORRELATION TECHNIQUES, FLIGHT PATHS, PILOTS

Subject Categories : Flight Control and Instrumentation
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE