'Current' vs 'Stagnant' Jet Pilots' Response Times: A Comparison.
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF
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An attempt was made to determine if one of the basic piloting skills was lost during prolonged periods of nonflying. Current and stagnant groups of jet Naval aviators were tasked with responding to a sequence of sixty slides of an aircraft attitude indicator. The Subjects response times were measured. The slides depicted twelve different aircraft attitudes. Although no significant difference was found between groups, a definite learning trend was established. The subjects were reassigned into more experienced and less experienced groups. The more experienced group performed significantly better. Author
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