28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-9.7.1
INSIDE THE PILOTS MIND: VISUAL INFORMATION USE IN MANUAL AIRCRAFT LANDINGS
J. O. Entzinger, S. Suzuki
Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
Keywords: landing control, visual cues, human pilot, simulator experiment, eye-mark recording
We verify the hypothesis taht experienced airline pilots initiate the flare based on a visual cue which can be described as the speed of the apparent runway widening.We analyed visual cue, control, and eye-marking data from 57 landings by 5 airline pilots in level D certified B767 flight simulators.
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