Accession Number : ADP004513

Title :   Some Effects of Display Format Variables on the Perception of Aircraft Spatial Orientation,

Corporate Author : ROYAL AIR FORCE FARNBOROUGH (ENGLAND) INST OF AVIATION MEDICINE

Personal Author(s) : Taylor,R. M.

Report Date : NOV 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : Aircraft head-up display (HUD) standardisation should be guided by empirical evidence from studies of operator performance. Four experiments are reported on the effects of HUD pitch scale design variables on pitch and roll recovery tasks. Design variables are identified that have significant effects on decision-making performance. Recommendations are made for HUD pitch scale standardisation. The findings are discussed in terms of cognitive processes involved in the perception of complex multidimensional visual stimuli.

Descriptors :   *HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, *HEAD UP DISPLAYS, *MAN MACHINE SYSTEMS, *VISUAL PERCEPTION, STANDARDIZATION, PITCH(INCLINATION), SCALE, VARIABLES, ROLL, RECOVERY, DECISION MAKING, COGNITION, PILOTS, SYMPOSIA

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE