Accession Number : AD0709124

Title :   GEOGRAPHIC ORIENTATION IN AIR OPERATIONS, PROCEEDINGS OF A SYMPOSIUM HELD AT WASHINGTON, D. C. ON 18-20 NOVEMBER 1969,

Corporate Author : ANACAPA SCIENCES INC SANTA BARBARA CA

Personal Author(s) : McGarth, James J.

Report Date : APR 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 321

Abstract : The document records the proceedings of a symposium on geographic orientation of aircraft pilots during various phases of air operations. The meeting was attended by experts in the fields of technology related to the development and use of aeronautical charts and map-display systems for manned aircraft. The principal topics of the symposium were user requirements, cartographic developments, map-display design, CRT/map displays, human factors and systems analysis studies, cartographic support of map displays, and field evaluations of map displays. The recorded proceedings include the manuscripts of a keynote address and 30 technical papers, edited transcripts of the discussions that followed the papers, summary reports of five special discussion groups, a special report of JANAIR research in this field, an overview of the symposium proceedings, and a directory of the participants. (Author)

Descriptors :   *NAVIGATIONAL AIDS, *COCKPITS, SYMPOSIA, DISPLAY SYSTEMS, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, PILOTS, TELEVISION DISPLAY SYSTEMS, MAPS, NAVIGATION CHARTS, RADAR EQUIPMENT, CATHODE RAY TUBE SCREENS, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, COLOR FILM, HELICOPTERS, QUESTIONNAIRES, TERRAIN MODELS.

Subject Categories : Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE