Accession Number:

AD0601903

Title:

ALTIMETER DISPLAY STUDY. PART III: SUMMARY OF EXPERIMENTAL TESTING.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept., May 60-Jan 62

Corporate Author:

BELL HELICOPTER CO FORT WORTH TEX

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Report Date:

1964-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

190.0

Abstract:

Results of five altimeter display studies four by static presentation and one by cinematic presentation are described. The five altimeter display designs evaluated were The Three-Pointer MA-1, the Horizontal DrumPointer, the Single Tape-Pointer, the Vertical Drum Pointer - MD-1, and the Dual Tape instrument. Methods of evaluation were varied extensively. Measurements of errors and response time were taken for all studies. Results were generally in agreement that the following order of goodness prevails 1 Single-Tape Pointer, 2 Horizontal DrumPointer, 3 Vertical Drum-Pointer MD-1 and 4 ThreePointer MA-1. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE