Accession Number:

ADA155021

Title:

Radar Warning Receiver Special Function Trainer: Preliminary Evaluation.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 0ct 83-Oct 84,

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE HUMAN RESOURCES LAB WILLIAMS AFB AZ

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

Radar Warning Receiver RWR skills are difficult for todays aircrews to acquire and maintain. One possible solution to this RWR training problem is the use of Special Function Trainers SFTs based on current microcomputer technology. The objective of this effort was to determine Tactical Air Command TAC pilots perception of the usefulness of the device as a training aid. Questionnaires were administered to 12 instructor pilots and 6 student pilots. Both groups found the trainer to be useful to very useful as a training aid, and stated that it would be most useful to students during initial acquisition of the subject matter. All evaluators stated that the audio feature contributed little to the usefulness of the trainer. In addition, the evaluators stated that the instructions, touch panel, and menus could be made easier to use through modification. Keywords include aircrew training device electronic combat skills part-task trainer radar warning receiver special function trainer and trainer aid.

Subject Categories:

  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE