Accession Number : ADA329371

Title :   Eye Fixations of Aircraft Pilots. III. Frequency, Duration, and Sequence Fixations When Flying Air Force Ground-Controlled Approach System (GCA).

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.

Corporate Author : AIR MATERIEL COMMAND WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Fitts, Paul M. ; Jones, Richard E. ; Milton, John L.

PDF Url : ADA329371

Report Date : NOV 1949

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : This report is the third in a series dealing with the measurement of eye movements of pilots during instrument flight. The frequency, duration, and sequence of eye fixations made by forty USAF pilots when flying GCA approaches are summarized. Fixations on the primary instruments vary from 33 per minute on the directional gyro to 3 per minute on the turn and bank indicator.

Descriptors :   *PILOTS, *INSTRUMENT FLIGHT, *EYE MOVEMENTS, MEASUREMENT, OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS, INSTRUMENTATION.

Subject Categories : Military Aircraft Operations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE