Accession Number : AD0716610

Title :   The Effect of Cockpit Lighting Systems on Multicolored Displays.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : HUMAN ENGINEERING LABS ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Barnes,John A.

Report Date : DEC 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : The report analyzes the performance of 42 subjects reading aircraft instruments comprising various combinations of pointer/background colors viewed with both Army/Navy IPL Red and Air Force Blue-White cockpit lighting systems. The results rank the pointer/background color combinations according to the least number of scale-reading errors they produced. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*FLIGHT INSTRUMENTS, *HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING), (*DISPLAY SYSTEMS, *LIGHTING EQUIPMENT), COLORS, COCKPITS, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN)

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

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE