Accession Number:

ADA270508

Title:

Human Factors in Aviation Maintenance. Phase 3. Volume 1. Progress Report

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

GALAXY SCIENTIFIC CORP EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP NJ

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

162.0

Abstract:

The third phase of research on Human Factors in Aviation Maintenance continued to look at the humans role in the aviation maintenance system via investigations, demonstrations, and evaluations of the research program outputs. This report describes an evaluation of a computer-based training simulation for troubleshooting an airliner environmental control system and an evaluation of the aircraft maintenance visual environment. A job aid for Aviation Safety Inspectors is also reported on, along with an evaluation of pen computers considered for the job aid. This progress report also describes research on ergonomic factors related to posture and fatigue identification of characteristics of personnel best suited for inspection-oriented jobs redesign of work control cards and visual inspection and training alternatives in aviation maintenance.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE