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Review of Research On Angle-of-Attack Indicator EffectivenessThe National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) conducted a literature review to determine the potential benefits of a display of angle-of-attack (AoA) on the flight deck of commercial transport that may aid a pilot in energy state awareness, upset recovery, and/or diagnosis of air data system failure. This literature review encompassed an exhaustive list of references available and includes studies on the benefits of displaying AoA information during all phases of flight. It also contains information and descriptions about various AoA indicators such as dial, vertical and horizontal types as well as AoA displays on the primary flight display and the head up display. Any training given on the use of an AoA indicator during the research studies or experiments is also included for review
Document ID
Document Type
Technical Memorandum (TM)
Le Vie, Lisa R.
(NASA Langley Research Center Hampton, VA, United States)
Date Acquired
September 8, 2014
Publication Date
August 1, 2014
Subject Category
Air Transportation And Safety
Report/Patent Number
Funding Number(s)
WBS: WBS 284848.
Distribution Limits
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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