Accession Number : AD0707125

Title :   PRELIMINARY REPORT ON A TEST OF MECHANICAL COMPREHENSION,

Corporate Author : NAVAL AEROSPACE MEDICAL INST PENSACOLA FLA

Personal Author(s) : Evans,John T.

Report Date : MAR 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : Discrepancies between mechanical comprehension test scores and later performance by aviators suggested that paper-pencil tests do not measure the type of mechanical comprehension required of the aviator. The problem was to devise a mechanical task that would include more of the specific elements required in the pilot's job. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AVIATION PERSONNEL, *APTITUDE TESTS), NAVAL TRAINING, PILOTS, JOB ANALYSIS, GEARS, DISPLAY SYSTEMS, CONTROL SYSTEMS

Subject Categories : Humanities and History

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE