Accession Number:

AD0639026

Title:

An Analysis of Pilots' Performances in Multi-Engine Aircraft (R5D)

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

PSYCHOLOGICAL CORP NEW YORK DIV OF BIO-MECHANICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1947-04-15

Pagination or Media Count:

60.0

Abstract:

The principles of job analysis and of time and motion were applied to the task of flying a multi-engine aircraft, the R5D the Navy equivalent of the C-54 or DC-4. Cinematographic records and voice recordings were made by two aviation psychologist during scheduled flights in July and August of 1946. These records were analyzed to determine if the methods used in industry are productive and practicable when applied to piloting.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE