Description of path-in-the-sky contact analog piloting display
Charles E. Knox, John Leavitt, United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Office
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Office, 1977 - Technology & Engineering - 21 pages
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adjusted airplane attitude airplane displaced airplane kinematic performance airplane symbol airplane's present Altitude deviations analog display called apex art of cathode-ray-tube axis points contact analog display coordinate systems DESCRIPTION OF PATH-IN-THE-SKY display format display symbology Earth-fixed axes EFOV eye position field of view Figure 5 shows flight-path prediction vector flight-path-angle bars flight-path-angle scale format utilized horizon increasing the FOV information on airplane initial display development John Leavitt Langley Research Center lateral tracking moving axes NASA navigation situation path prediction path Programed path width Performing Organization Pertinent geometric parameters pictorial pilot work load pilot's eye looking plane pointer potential flight-path-angle box prediction vector shows present bank angle present track programed flight path programed path programed path-angle indicator reduce pilot roll scale scale fig shows the airplane simplified Sperry Rand Corporation stand-alone graphics computer symbology are drawn tetrahedron tion tracking task vertical and lateral vertical angle vertical deviation viewing screen