Accession Number : ADP001141

Title :   The Elusive Goal of Measuring Pilot Workload in General Aviation,

Corporate Author : FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION TECHNICAL CENTER ATLANTIC CITY NJ

Personal Author(s) : Stein,Earl S. ; Fabry,John ; Rosenberg,Bruce

Report Date : MAY 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : Techniques for measuring workload and performance in general aviation are under active development. The goal is to establish the tools necessary in order to provide timely and accurate information concerning the effects of systems changes on pilot behavior. Only through active, empirical research can such tools be developed.

Descriptors :   *Pilots, *Workload, *Performance(Human), *Man machine systems, Cockpits, Systems analysis, Efficiency, Operational effectiveness, Automation, Reaction(Psychology), Behavior, Flight instruments, Information processing, Measurement, Workshops

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE