THE PURPOSE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO SHOW THE FEASIBILITY OF USING AN EXPERT SYSTEM TO AID THE PILOT OF GENERAL AVIATION AIRCRAFT.

Award Information
Agency: Department of Transportation
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 3566
Amount: $49,800.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1986
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Ufa Inc.
710 Commonwealth Ave, Newton, MA, 02159
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 () -
Business Contact
 Arthur Gerstenfeld
Title: Vice President
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THE PURPOSE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO SHOW THE FEASIBILITY OF USING AN EXPERT SYSTEM TO AID THE PILOT OF GENERAL AVIATION AIRCRAFT. THE NEED INCREASINGLY EXISTS ON SMALLER AIRCRAFT TO PERFORM ERROR DETECTION AND CORRECTION AND PROCEDURAL ASSISTANCE. ISSUES OF HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING ARE INCLUDEDIN THIS PROJECT INCLUDING COLOR CODING, ALERTS, ETS. THE SINGLE PILOT OFTEN NEEDS MORE HELP THAN TWO-AND THREE-MAN TEAMS. OUR FEASIBILITY MODEL WILL SHOW HOW AN EXPERT SYSTEM CAN PERFORM FAULT MONITORING AND PROCEDURAL ASSISTANCE.

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