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