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Human factors implications of unmanned aircraft accidents : flight-control problems, final report / Kevin W. Williams.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis TD 4.210:06/8 (Text) 853104-1001 General Federal documents Available -
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  • Physical Description: i, 6 pages : digital, PDF file
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Aerospace Medicine ; 2006.

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General Note:
Title from title screen (viewed on Sept. 26, 2006).
"April 2006."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 6).
Summary, etc.:
This research focuses on three types of flight control problems associated with unmanned aircraft systems. The three flight control problems are: external pilot difficulties with inconsistent mapping of the controls to the movement of the aircraft; difficulties associated with the transfer of control from one control location to another during the flight; and problems associated the automation of flight control. Specific accidents associated with each type of control problem are given as examples. The accidents involve several different aircraft systems that are currently in use. Solutions for each type of control problem are offered.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Also available online via the Federal Aviation Administration OAM Technical Reports web site ( hreports/index.cfm).
Funding Information Note:
Performed by FAA Civil Aerospace Medical Institute, Oklahoma City, OK under approved task no. AHRR521
System Details Note:
Mode of access: Internet from the Office of Aerospace Medicine web site. Address as of 9/26/06: reports/2000s/media/200608.pdf; current access via PURL.
Subject: Drone aircraft > Control systems.
Drone aircraft > Accidents.
Airplanes > Piloting > Human factors.
Aircraft accidents > Human factors.

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