Accession Number:

AD0655340

Title:

HANDLING QUALITIES AND PILOT WORK LOAD

Descriptive Note:

TYechnical memo.

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE FLIGHT DYNAMICS LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH CONTROL CRITERIA BRANCH

Report Date:

1966-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

36.0

Abstract:

The paper defines the relationship between handling qualities and pilot stress and workload. The reasons underlying the importance of pilot workload measurement are discussed and ways to analyze or treat pilot vehicle systems are reviewed. The various measures of pilot workload that have been used or considered are discussed and some new data on the possible use of pupil dilation as a measure of stress are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Stress Physiology
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE