Accession Number : ADP000207

Title :   The Instructor/Operator Station: Design for the User,

Corporate Author : NAVAL TRAINING EQUIPMENT CENTER ORLANDO FL

Personal Author(s) : Harris,William T. ; Hinton,William M. ; Komanski,Walter M.

Report Date : 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : This paper (1) assesses IOS designs for current-generation Operational Flight Trainers (OFT) and Weapon Systems Trainers (WST), (2) identifies strengths and weaknesses, (3) develops an approach to improved IOS design, and (4) develops alternative IOS configurations. The alternatives are comparable in training capability. They differ in their primary methods of control: fixed-function console-mounted electronic touch pads versus variable-function CRT touch panels. The primary conclusion of the paper focuses on the importance of systematic application of training data with the resultant potential for improvement in IOS design and operations.

Descriptors :   *Simulators, *Training devices, *Human factors engineering, Instructors, Operators(Personnel), Stations, User needs, Control, Man machine systems, Flight simulators, Weapon systems, Performance(Engineering), Performance(Human)

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE