Accession Number : ADA266334


Title :   Determination of Loran-C/GPS Human Factors Issues


Descriptive Note : Final rept. Aug 1992-Mar 1993


Corporate Author : JOHN A VOLPE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS CENTER CAMBRIDGE MA


Personal Author(s) : Adams, R J ; Adams, C A ; Huntley, M S ; Eldredge, D


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a266334.pdf


Report Date : Apr 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 35


Abstract : Discussions were held with a variety of private, Coast Guard, and off shore airplane and helicopter pilots who use Loran-C for navigation. These discussions revealed a number of problems concerning the design and use of the controls and displays of Loran-C receivers. The results are also relevant to GPS receivers that have many operational characteristics in common with Loran.... Loran-C, GPS, Human Factors, User Survey.


Descriptors :   *HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING , *NAVIGATION , *GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM , *LORAN , CONTROL , AIRCRAFT , HUMANS , PILOTS , HELICOPTERS , SURVEYS , RECEIVERS , NUMBERS , SHORES , COAST GUARD


Subject Categories : Air Navigation and Guidance
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE