Flight Management - The Real Man Machine Interface
Published October 3, 1983 by SAE International in United States
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The man-machine interface is commonly thought of as the controls and displays in the cockpit or crew stations of an aircraft. The authors contend that the real interface will lie deep within the computers of tomorrow's aircraft, both in the control algorithms and in the software driving the displays. This paper describes the authors' approach to designing a flight management system and shows how such a system could be used, in a mission context.