Human factors in the design and evaluation of air traffic control systems

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Published by Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Aviation Research, Available through the National Technical Information Service in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Air traffic control -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Air traffic controllers -- Training of.,
  • Aircraft accidents -- Human factors.,
  • Human engineering.

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Statementedited by Kim M. Cardosi and Elizabeth D. Murphy.
ContributionsCardosi, Kim M., Murphy, Elizabeth D., United States. Federal Aviation Administration. Office of Aviation Research., John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (U.S.), CTA Incorporated.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL725.3.T7 H86 1995
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Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL545157M
LC Control Number96125313
OCLC/WorldCa34294236

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