Accession Number : ADA257428


Title :   Human Factors Engineering Testing of Aircraft Cockpit Lighting Systems


Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jan-Dec 87


Corporate Author : ESSEX CORP ALEXANDRIA VA


Personal Author(s) : Piccione, Dino ; Morrisette, James


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a257428.pdf


Report Date : 18 Dec 1987


Pagination or Media Count : 42


Abstract : This is a document that specifies the procedures, test equipment and facilities to perform tests and evaluations of aircraft cockpit lighting systems. The topics include display luminance, illuminance, contrast, balance, uniformity, sunlight readability, display color night vision goggle compatibility, crewstation reflections and mockup evaluations. These procedures are closely tied to U.S. Army lighting requirements. Cockpit lighting; night vision goggle compatibility; test and evaluation; human factors engineering; lighting system tests photometer.


Descriptors :   *LIGHTING EQUIPMENT , TEST AND EVALUATION , REQUIREMENTS , CONTRAST , AIRCRAFT , COCKPITS , FACILITIES , COMPATIBILITY , GOGGLES , PHOTOMETERS , SUNLIGHT , LUMINANCE , ARMY , NIGHT VISION , TEST EQUIPMENT , REFLECTION , HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING , COLORS , DOCUMENTS , BALANCE


Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE