Accession Number : AD0737804
Title : The Effectiveness of the See-and-Avoid Doctrine: Safe VERTICAL Clearance from Clouds.
Descriptive Note : Final rept.,
Corporate Author : CONTROL DATA CORP BETHESDA MD WASHINGTON SYSTEMS DIV
Personal Author(s) : Mangulis, V. ; Graham, W.
Report Date : DEC 1971
Pagination or Media Count : 51
Abstract : The collision hazards of allowing VFR aircraft to fly in the proximity of clouds are evaluated and compared with the number of near-misses or collisions expected on a clear day due to human failure to see and avoid other aircraft. Some numerical results are presented for representative air traffic. (Author)
Descriptors : *AIR TRAFFIC, *AVIATION SAFETY, *CLOUDS, VISIBILITY, HAZARDS, VISUAL PERCEPTION, AVIATION ACCIDENTS, COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT.
Subject Categories : Military Aircraft Operations
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE