Procedures for Conducting a Field Evaluation of Night Vision Goggle Compatible Cockpit Lighting
Final technical rept. Dec 1994-Aug 1995
HUGHES TRAINING INC MESA AZ TRAINING OPERATIONS DIV
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The requirements to assess the compatibility of aircraft cockpit lighting with night vision goggles NVGs are defined in MIL-L-85762A. Lighting, Aircraft, Interior. Night Vision Imaging System NVIS Compatible. However, the procedures specified to evaluate cockpit lighting are primarily specific to the laboratory environment, with only a few assessments specific to the field environment. This report describes the procedures used by Armstrong Laboratorys Aircrew Training Research Division ALHRA to conduct a field evaluation of aircraft cockpit lighting. The evaluation procedures are divided into Planning, Evaluation Preparation, Assessment Procedures, and Reporting Results. This report can also be used as a guideline for other organizations that need to conduct NVG-compatible cockpit lighting evaluations.
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