Accession Number : AD0779851

Title :   Design Criteria for Airborne Map Displays. Volume I. Methodology and Research Results.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : HUGHES AIRCRAFT CO CULVER CITY CALIF DISPLAY SYSTEMS AND HUMAN FACTORS DEPT

Personal Author(s) : Carel,W. L. ; McGrath,J. J. ; Hershberger,M. L. ; Herman,J. A.

Report Date : MAR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 480

Abstract : The work accomplished under the contract is reported in two volumes. Volume I describes the methods used to develop the design criteria and the results of the surveys, analyses, and experimental research conducted in the course of the program. The research is categorized under the following headings: (1) mission requirements analysis, (2) the legibility problem, (3) a survey of contemporary map displays, (4) a survey of users of operational map displays, and (5) a survey of contemporary cartographic support systems. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Display systems, *Navigational aids, *Aircraft equipment, Maps, Contrast, Resolution, Human factors engineering, Attack bombers, Jet fighters, Helicopters

Subject Categories : Flight Control and Instrumentation
      Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE