Tuesday, March 11, 2014

IHMC display simplifies flying

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- David Still wanted to fly. The only problem was learning all those dials, gauges, buttons and other confusing array of controls involved in flight. “I found it totally frustrating and difficult,” said the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition research scientist. He did get his private pilot’s license, but it also drove him to develop a new type of aircraft display. And pilots that have used it fly better, one study showed. (Source: Gulf Coast Aerospace Corridor newsletter, 03/11/14)