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In fresh years, raises within the quantity and adjustments within the distribution of air site visitors were very dramatic and are carrying on with. the necessity for adjustments within the present air site visitors platforms is both transparent. whereas automation is usually permitted as a mode of bettering process defense and function, excessive degrees of automation in complicated human-machine platforms may have a unfavourable impression on overall method functionality and feature been pointed out as contributing components in lots of injuries and screw ups. these accountable for designing the complex air site visitors keep watch over platforms to be applied during the alliance through the subsequent decade must be conscious of contemporary development about the most desirable program of automation and synthetic intelligence in human-computer platforms. This quantity offers the court cases of the NATO complicated examine Institute held in Maratea, Italy, June 18-29, 1990, at which those concerns have been discussed.

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1980). A study of near midairs in U. S. airspace. In. NASA Aviation Safety Reporting System: Eleventh quarterly report. Moffett Field, CA: NASA Ames, NASA Tech Memo 81225. Federal Aviation Administration. (1979). FAA practices, procedures, and actions at San Diego, California, September 25, 1978. : U. S. Department of Transportation, December 21. 6. It should be noted that all of the blue sky papers were generated after the Institute and were voluntarily submitted by the authors as a result of discussions held at the Institute.

In order that the contractor avoids penalty for imperfect specification and the user receives an acceptable operational system, they must exert exceptional understanding and management. To achieve this goal, the design and development phases must include the operational user. The customer, in addition, must periodically perform independent evaluations during the development phase. Regardless of specification requirements, the operational suitability and stability of the system must be established prior to the operational test and evaluation phase.

They allow various particular practices at local facilities to evolve, and be refined, agreed upon and implemented. They provide criteria to assist the fair choice of people for career advancement. They suggest requirements for individual training or retraining. They help to imbue a professional ethos among controllers. They allow incoming controllers to gauge what is expected of them if they are to be acknowledged as fully accepted members of their group and profession. The transparency of manual air traffic control workspaces allows predictions to be made of how busy other controllers are going to be, and offers opportunities to help colleagues because of the flexibility of doing manual tasks.

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