Accession Number : AD0779308

Title :   Human Factors Experiments for Data Link. Extended Summary of Interim Reports 1 through 4.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept. Nov 72-Feb 74,


Personal Author(s) : Hilborn,Edwin H.

Report Date : APR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 44

Abstract : The report provides an extended summary of Interim Reports numbers 1 through 4, dealing with Human Factors Experiments for Data Link. The material summarized includes a description of two experiments run on the GAT-1 simulator at TSC using one-man crews, three experiments run on the GAT-2 simulator at FAA/NAFEC using two-man crews, five laboratory tests of message formats and coding schemes for short message ATC (SMATC) commands and advisories, and two experiments involving the preliminary evaluation of synthetic speech as a means for providing ATC information.

Descriptors :   *Air traffic control systems, *Data transmission systems, Digital systems, Data links, Human factors engineering, Display systems, Flight simulators, Air traffic controllers, Pilots

Subject Categories : Air Navigation and Guidance
      Non-radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE