Accession Number : AD0786691
Title : The Influences of Buffet, Sustained Normal Accelerations, and Basic Aircraft Flying Qualities on Tracking Performance in Air Combat Maneuvering.
Descriptive Note : Final rept.,
Corporate Author : NAVAL AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER WARMINSTER PA AIR VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY DEPT
Personal Author(s) : Piranian,A. G.
Report Date : 29 JUL 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 92
Abstract : Using the human centrifuge flight simulator, sustained normal acceleration, combined lateral and vertical buffet intensity levels, and flying qualities were independently varied in several combinations to assess their respective influences on pilot/airframe tracking performance in air combat maneuvering flight. (Author)
Descriptors : *Aerial warfare, *Performance(Human), *Pilots, *Flight maneuvers, Tracking, Stress(Physiology), Acceleration, Flight simulators, Human factors engineering, Miss distance, Attitude(Inclination), Aerodynamic loading, Buffeting, Accuracy, Jet fighters
Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE