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Urban Air Mobility (Uam) Flight Path: Literature Review And Conceptual Design Of Uam Corridor Virtual Lane System Using “Tracks”, Immanuel Bankole 2023 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Urban Air Mobility (Uam) Flight Path: Literature Review And Conceptual Design Of Uam Corridor Virtual Lane System Using “Tracks”, Immanuel Bankole

Student Works

As the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) industry grows and becomes more popular, most of the conversations in the public domain are focused on the (electric Vertical Take-off and Landing) eVTOL aircraft and the physical infrastructure that will support these eVTOL aircraft. However, there is a lack of research on UAM traffic management and flight paths taken by aircraft between locations.

The United States (U.S.) Federal Aviation Administration has proposed the use of corridors to minimize the interaction between UAM operations and traditional air traffic as eVTOL aircraft perform flight activities. The government also acknowledges the need for additional structures (such …


Letting Go Of Pilot Stigma: A Commentary On Hubbard (2016), Timothy G. Rosser 2023 Florida Institute of Technology

Letting Go Of Pilot Stigma: A Commentary On Hubbard (2016), Timothy G. Rosser

International Journal of Aviation Sciences (IJAS)

No abstract provided.


Icao Commentary On Hubbard (2016): Stigma And Pilots With Mental Health Issues, Ansa Jordaan 2023 International Civil Aviation Organization, Canada

Icao Commentary On Hubbard (2016): Stigma And Pilots With Mental Health Issues, Ansa Jordaan

International Journal of Aviation Sciences (IJAS)

No abstract provided.


Stigma And Pilots With Mental Health Issues, Todd P. Hubbard 2023 University of Oklahoma

Stigma And Pilots With Mental Health Issues, Todd P. Hubbard

International Journal of Aviation Sciences (IJAS)

What makes the stigma surrounding pilots with mental health issues an important issue? Until recently, stigma was of minor concern. There were plenty of pilots without issues. Pilots with weaknesses had their careers cut short, if they let it be known that they had a psychological condition. So the numbers of pilots reporting psychological conditions were few. It was simple. Refrain from telling on yourself and you are allowed to fly. Tell on yourself and you suffer the consequences of stigma and maybe a shortened career. Stigma is similar to bullying. It creates a hostile work environment for those affected. …


Training For Warfighter Decision Making: A Survey Of Simulation-Based Training Technologies, Nina Rothstein 2023 University of Central Florida

Training For Warfighter Decision Making: A Survey Of Simulation-Based Training Technologies, Nina Rothstein

International Journal of Aviation Sciences (IJAS)

Training warfighters requires the establishment, enhancement, and assessment of decision making (DM) skills at various levels. This review seeks to identify DM training technologies at the tactical and operational levels of war. Simulation based training (SBT) provides learning experiences for improved cognitive abilities and retention of complex skills. Here, seven SBTs will be evaluated for their situational awareness (SA) training abilities for decision making. Valuation of the included SBTs examine the modifiability (scenario customization), data availability (physiological and behavioral), assessment methods (feedback and after action reviews), validity (team training), and fidelity (2D or 3D environments) for tactical and operational warfighter …


Integration Of Unmanned Aircraft Systems In Public Higher Education, John Mott, Ardyth M. Williams, Darcy M. Bullock 2023 Purdue University

Integration Of Unmanned Aircraft Systems In Public Higher Education, John Mott, Ardyth M. Williams, Darcy M. Bullock

International Journal of Aviation Sciences (IJAS)

It is estimated that there are over one million unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) that, if operated incorrectly, can pose a significant threat to individuals, property, and other aircraft. Many of these systems are now finding their ways into universities, where they are operated by nonaviation professionals with an overall objective of exploring new research opportunities. While these initiatives hold significant promise for technical advancements, some employ relatively primitive operational and safety protocols. This article reviews FAA rules and reports on a university effort that has developed a formal partnership between an established aviation center utilizing licensed pilots and an engineering …


Comparison Of Three Angle Of Attack (Aoa) Indicators: A Usability Study, Camilo Jimenez, Claas Tido Boesser, Florian Jentsch 2023 University of Central Florida

Comparison Of Three Angle Of Attack (Aoa) Indicators: A Usability Study, Camilo Jimenez, Claas Tido Boesser, Florian Jentsch

International Journal of Aviation Sciences (IJAS)

Angle of Attack is an important aeronautical concept used to understand the aerodynamic performance of an aircraft during different flight stages. The Federal Aviation Administration has indicated the importance of developing and encouraging the use of AOA based systems to increase flight safety. This study examined the usability of three different AOA indicators. The goal was to identify which of these indicators is better suited for student pilot training. Instructor pilots were recruited for a series of flights, in which they were asked to perform different maneuvers while using AOA indicators. The data show significant differences between the indicators with …


Vfr Flight Planning With Paper Charts Versus Electronic Charts, Tyler A. Babb 2023 Middle Tennessee State University

Vfr Flight Planning With Paper Charts Versus Electronic Charts, Tyler A. Babb

International Journal of Aviation Sciences (IJAS)

Historically, VFR flight planning has been accomplished using an E6B flight computer, paper chart, and navigation plotter. Pilots have used these tools to determine the course, speed, and fuel required for a particular flight. These conventional tools have been a cornerstone of private pilot training for many years. Many types of flight planning software are currently available with a great range in cost and capability. ForeFlight Mobile™ is one of the most prominent flight software applications in use today. The software provides electronic navigation charts and tools that simplify flight planning for pilots. Distance, speed, and time calculations can be …


An Analysis Of The Effects Of Demographic Variables And Perceptions On The Safety Reporting Behavior In Collegiate Flight Programs, Daniel Kwasi Adjekum, Micah Walala, Julius Keller, Cody Christensen, Randal J. DeMik, John P. Young, Gary J. Northam 2023 University of North Dakota

An Analysis Of The Effects Of Demographic Variables And Perceptions On The Safety Reporting Behavior In Collegiate Flight Programs, Daniel Kwasi Adjekum, Micah Walala, Julius Keller, Cody Christensen, Randal J. Demik, John P. Young, Gary J. Northam

International Journal of Aviation Sciences (IJAS)

The purposes of this study were to assess the perceptions of respondents on scale items that measure safety culture in collegiate aviation programs in the United States (U.S.) and establish levels of interactions between demographic variables and safety reporting behavior. A convenience sample (n = 259) of flight students inclusive of those who are flight instructors from five collegiate aviation programs in the U.S. responded to scale items adopted from the Collegiate Aviation Perceptions of Safety Culture Assessment Survey (CAPSCAS) online. The highest perception mean score was on Safety Fundamentals (4.2) and the lowest perception mean score was on Safety …


More On Applied Research Categories Pertaining To Aviation, David Trafimow 2023 New Mexico State University - Main Campus

More On Applied Research Categories Pertaining To Aviation, David Trafimow

International Journal of Aviation Sciences (IJAS)

No abstract provided.


Applied Research Categories Within Aviation: A Commentary On Trafimow (2016), Chris Sidor 2023 ExpressJet Airlines

Applied Research Categories Within Aviation: A Commentary On Trafimow (2016), Chris Sidor

International Journal of Aviation Sciences (IJAS)

No abstract provided.


The Academic Side Of Applied Aviation Research: A Commentary On Trafimow (2016), Steven Leib 2023 University of South Australia

The Academic Side Of Applied Aviation Research: A Commentary On Trafimow (2016), Steven Leib

International Journal of Aviation Sciences (IJAS)

No abstract provided.


Rethinking The Value Of Applied Research And Researcher Accountability: A Commentary On Trafimow (2016), Richard O. Fanjoy Ph.D. 2023 Purdue University

Rethinking The Value Of Applied Research And Researcher Accountability: A Commentary On Trafimow (2016), Richard O. Fanjoy Ph.D.

International Journal of Aviation Sciences (IJAS)

No abstract provided.


When To Link Theory And Research: A Commentary On Trafimow (2016), John E. Deaton 2023 Florida Institute of Technology - Melbourne

When To Link Theory And Research: A Commentary On Trafimow (2016), John E. Deaton

International Journal of Aviation Sciences (IJAS)

No abstract provided.


A Taxonomy Of Applied Research Categories As An Aid To Research Pertaining To Aviation, David Trafimow 2023 New Mexico State University - Main Campus

A Taxonomy Of Applied Research Categories As An Aid To Research Pertaining To Aviation, David Trafimow

International Journal of Aviation Sciences (IJAS)

Based on the notion that applied research can be theoretically grounded or not theoretically grounded, I suggest that there are roughly four categories within which quality work in this area can fall: basic research, auxiliary assumptions, theory combined with auxiliary assumptions, and research without theory. Although the importance of auxiliary assumptions in traversing the distance between theories and their applications cannot validly be denied, applied researchers, including those in the aviation area, often have ignored them. But auxiliary assumptions play an important role in understanding the four categories that I propose. Finally, I argue that much of the applied research …


Avionics Market Forecasting: Comparing The Performance Of Artificial Neural Networks Forecasting With Traditional Forecasting Techniques, Jason Alexander Hoop, Walter Rodriguez 2023 Florida Gulf Coast University

Avionics Market Forecasting: Comparing The Performance Of Artificial Neural Networks Forecasting With Traditional Forecasting Techniques, Jason Alexander Hoop, Walter Rodriguez

International Journal of Aviation Sciences (IJAS)

Avionics can be thought of as the nervous system sustaining aircraft operations, and accurate forecasting is critical in predicting system demand. Modeled after their biological counterpart, artificial neural networks (ANNs) maintain the ability to recognize trends in chaotic and nonlinear systems. These models possess the capability to produce more accurate predictions than those of traditional forecasting methods. The purpose of this paper is to provide a comprehensive overview of ANNs and detail the use of these techniques as a tool for forecasting in the avionics field. Furthermore, it introduces and examines several commonly used types of predictive ANNs. The performance …


Moving Towards Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Into The National Airspace System: Evaluating Visual Observers’ Imminent Collision Anticipation During Day, Dusk, And Night Suas Operations, Igor Dolgov 2023 New Mexico State University

Moving Towards Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Into The National Airspace System: Evaluating Visual Observers’ Imminent Collision Anticipation During Day, Dusk, And Night Suas Operations, Igor Dolgov

International Journal of Aviation Sciences (IJAS)

An experiment was conducted in an austere desert location (entirely lacking artificial light pollution) to evaluate visual observers’ ability to maintain line of sight with a light-sport manned aircraft and a small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS; Raven RQ-11B or Wasp III) and predict imminent collisions between them. We investigated the impact of night and dusk operational settings on observers’ performance as compared to daytime and manipulated the placement of the critical visual observer in relation to the sUAS pilot. Analyses revealed that the light-sport aircraft was identified at significantly farther distances at night and dusk than during the day, and …


General Solution Of The Wind Triangle Problem And The Critical Tailwind Angle, Nihad E. Daidzic Ph.D., Sc.D. 2023 AAR Aerospace Consulting, LLC

General Solution Of The Wind Triangle Problem And The Critical Tailwind Angle, Nihad E. Daidzic Ph.D., Sc.D.

International Journal of Aviation Sciences (IJAS)

A general analytical solution of the navigational wind-triangle problem and the calculation of the critical tailwind angle are presented in this study among other findings. Any crosswind component will effectively create a headwind component on fixed course tracks. The meaning of a route track is lost with excessive crosswinds representing the bifurcation point between the possible and the impossible navigational solutions. Any wind of constant direction and speed will effectively reduce groundspeed and increase time-of-flight on closed-loop multi-segment flights. Effective wind track component consists, in general, of true and induced components. The average groundspeed of multiple-leg flights is a harmonic …


Air Carrier Pilot Training, Supply & Recruitment Challenges, Paul Ryder, Todd Lisak 2023 Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l

Air Carrier Pilot Training, Supply & Recruitment Challenges, Paul Ryder, Todd Lisak

National Training Aircraft Symposium (NTAS)

The route to airline recovery following the global COVID-19 pandemic is flush with opportunity for airlines, unions, and regulators to work together within current regulatory structures to recruit the next generation of aviation professionals, while continuing to ensure they are properly trained, qualified and mentored for safe flight operations. As an industry we have raised interest in pursuing aviation, but more still should be done.

The pace of the recovery from the pandemic induced reductions in air travel is testing United States pilot training and recruitment systems.

The reductions in air travel at the beginning of the pandemic led to …


Advanced Air Mobility Human Factors Considerations For Current Evtol Pilot Interfaces, Bhoomin B. Chauhan, Maria Chaparro Osman, Kendall Carmody, Meredith Carroll 2023 Florida Institute of Technology

Advanced Air Mobility Human Factors Considerations For Current Evtol Pilot Interfaces, Bhoomin B. Chauhan, Maria Chaparro Osman, Kendall Carmody, Meredith Carroll

National Training Aircraft Symposium (NTAS)

Advanced air mobility (AAM) is a novel transportation concept using electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to move people and cargo in urban and rural environments. The emergence of AAM has led to a range of different eVTOL vehicle designs at different stages in development, flight testing, and certification. Although these aircraft will serve similar markets, they will have different operational capabilities and pilot interfaces. These aircraft vary in whether they are (a) multi-rotor and have tilt-rotor capabilities, or (b) winged with tilt-wing capabilities, vectored thrust, fans, or propellers. The pilot interfaces in eVTOL align with the concept of …


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