REAL-TIME SIMULATION IN AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL

This paper presents some conclusions from numerous simulation studies, mainly conducted in the United Kingdom but taking account of other European work. Real-Time simulation is an indispensable technique in air traffic control which aids procedural training and familiarization. This article briefly reviews questions amendable to simulation, and notes the practical limitations of such simulation. An intrinsic limitation is the need for artificial boundaries. Traffic samples which constitute inputs to the system pose difficulties in real-time simulation. The simulation of pilots by input-operators, the study of subjective and objective data, the investigation of stress and workload, and relations to modelling and fast-time simulation are discussed.

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    International Fed Air Traffic Controllers' Assoc

    P.O. Box 196
    CH-1215 Geneva,   Switzerland 
  • Authors:
    • HOPKIN, V D
  • Publication Date: 1978-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 8-10
  • Serial:
    • The Controller
    • Volume: 17
    • Issue Number: 4
    • Publisher: International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers' Associations
    • ISSN: 0010-8073

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00194518
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Controller
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 30 1979 12:00AM