30 April 2009 When the wheels touch Earth and the flight is through, pilots find one eye is better than two
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This study investigated the impact on near to eye displays on both operational and visual performance employing a human-in-the-loop simulation of straight-in ILS approaches while using a near to eye (NTE) display. The approaches were flown in simulated visual and instrument conditions while using either a binocular NTE or a monocular NTE display on either the dominant or non dominant eye. The pilot's flight performance, visual acuity, and ability to detect unsafe conditions on the runway were tested.
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Brian Valimont, Brian Valimont, John A. Wise, John A. Wise, Troy Nichols, Troy Nichols, Carl Best, Carl Best, John Suddreth, John Suddreth, Frank Cupero, Frank Cupero, } "When the wheels touch Earth and the flight is through, pilots find one eye is better than two", Proc. SPIE 7326, Head- and Helmet-Mounted Displays XIV: Design and Applications, 732603 (30 April 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.818901; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.818901
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