Modelling and Validating Pilots’ Visual Attention Allocation During the Interaction with an Advanced Flight Management System

  • Florian Frische
  • Jan-Patrick Osterloh
  • Andreas Lüdtke
Conference paper


This paper presents the results of our analysis of human pilot behaviour and of a cognitive pilot model. We have performed experiments in a flight simulator including a new 4D flight management system (FMS) in order to gather information about the interaction of human pilots with the new FMS and to validate the performance of the cognitive pilot model. This paper focuses on the visual attention allocation of human pilots and on the validation of the visual perception component of the pilot model.


Cognitive Modelling Visual Attention Advanced Flight Management System 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Florian Frische
    • 1
  • Jan-Patrick Osterloh
    • 1
  • Andreas Lüdtke
    • 1
  1. 1.OFFIS Institute for Information TechnologyOldenburgGermany

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