Enhanced Pilot Learning Interface

  • De Michael KissEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 785)


This paper describes an informational navigation tool to augment airline pilot learning. The device is designed to decrease the amount of time required to navigate aircraft manuals when searching for aircraft operational information, including: (a) Aircraft systems and systems integration, (b) Aircraft performance, (c) Checklist usage and flows, (d) Alerts, and (e) Limitations. Current paper and digital methods are challenging to circumnavigate. As a result, pilots can lose efficiency in time and cognitive development using state of the art methods. To improve learning resources, I have developed the Enhanced Pilot Learning Interface, an Interactive Media for educational applications. Preliminary tests of current professional airline pilots have demonstrated an efficiency increase of 65.5% using the Enhanced Pilot Learning Interface when compared to state of the art methods.


Advanced Interactive Media Affordance Aviation education Cognitive resources Complex transport category aircraft Decision making Human System Integration Interactive manual Meaningful learning Mental model attributes Airline pilot training situational awareness 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Engineering and Computing, Department of Human Centered DesignFlorida Institute of TechnologyMelbourneUSA

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