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Flight simulation; virtual environments in aviation.


Flight simulation; virtual environments in aviation.

Lee, Alfred T.

Ashgate Publishing Co.


137 pages




Formerly a research psychologist at the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center, Lee now runs a business conducting human factors research supporting the design and evaluation of aerospace, medical, and computer technologies. Here he describes the key component technologies of flight simulators and how they support the pilot's experience of flight and performance of specific tasks. He also discusses the capacity and limitations of the pilot in areas that are directly relevant to the design of flight simulation devices, how flight simulation technology is applied in aviation, and studies of the effectiveness of the technology.

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Date:Sep 1, 2005
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