Testing of Pilots Abilities on Flight Simulators


The article presents more than ten years of experience in testing the abilities of pilots during flight control on flight simulators. A hypothesis is stated about the possibilities of finding common features in flight control, the basic mathematical apparatus for evaluation is presented, the flight simulators used and, of course, the achieved results are presented. 110 pilots have already been tested and a total of 2360 missions - test flights - have been simulated. Subsequent mathematical analysis provided approximately 40,000 results suitable for further statistical processing. This amount of data obtained from realistically simulated flights provides a prerequisite for defining applicable conclusions to the proposed mortgages. For the needs of subsequent certification, a proposal for the pile measurement methodology was also prepared, which summarizes both the theoretical approach to pile testing and the procedure for carrying out tests on individual simulators. Part of the proposed methodology includes an overview of the software created to facilitate the recording of data from individual missions, as well as software for own analysis of the measured data from the missions.

Prof.  Rudolf Jalovecký, PhD, born 1956. Graduated with an engineering degree in 1980 and completed his scientific preparation at the Military Academy in Brno in 1985. Since 1982, he has been active in the departments of the Military Academy and later at the University of Defence, specializing in aviation electronics. From 2005 to 2012, he was entrusted with the leadership of the Department of Aerospace Electrical Systems. His professional focus includes databases, aviation electronics, measurement of non-electrical quantities on aircraft, development of measurement and control systems based on single-chip microprocessors, automatic flight control systems, and testing the abilities of pilots and student-pilots.

Country: Czech Republic



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