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A Cognitive Systems Engineering Perspective on Fighter Cockpit Design Evaluation

  • Susanna Nilsson
  • Britta Levin
  • Staffan Nählinder
  • Jens Alfredson
  • Ulrika Ohlander
  • Johan Holmberg
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 529)

Abstract

In this paper a method for evaluating fighter aircraft cockpit design solutions is suggested, taking into account the specific needs and limitations that come from working in the context of developing modern fighter aircraft cockpit design. In this context flight simulators are an essential tool for evaluation. A general problem when using simulators for evaluations is the amount of data generated, and how to approach this data. There is a need to develop methods to manage the data and extract relevant data in order to make it usable in the design and development process. The approaches described also aim at connecting the simulator data to the overall joint goals of the pilot-fighter-aircraft system in accordance with the CSE approach to systems development.

Notes

Acknowledgment

This research was funded by NFFP (National Aviation Research Programme, NFFP6-2013-01201), which is founded by VINNOVA (Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems), the Swedish Armed Forces and the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration.

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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Susanna Nilsson
    • 1
  • Britta Levin
    • 1
  • Staffan Nählinder
    • 1
  • Jens Alfredson
    • 2
  • Ulrika Ohlander
    • 2
  • Johan Holmberg
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Information and Aeronautical SystemsSwedish Defence Research AgencyStockholmSweden
  2. 2.Saab AeronauticsStockholmSweden

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