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Evaluation of a Tunnel-in-the-Sky Head-Up Display Design for Curved Approaches using Eye-Tracking

Paz Goncalves Martins, Ana and Hölscher, Steffen and Dautermann, Thomas (2019) Evaluation of a Tunnel-in-the-Sky Head-Up Display Design for Curved Approaches using Eye-Tracking. Aviation Psychology and Applied Human Factors. Hogrefe. ISSN 2192-0931 (In Press)

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Head-Up Displays assist pilots, especially in the approach and landing phase. In this paper we compared pilot's eye-tracking behavior between a pathway-in-the-sky layout compared to the more conventional 2D-symbology in an HUD in a fixed-based cockpit simulator. In particular, we wanted to assess how visual attention was distributed within each layout (tunnel and standard). Performance and eye-tracking data were recorded, as well as workload and situation awareness measures. Results showed that the tunnel-in-the-sky symbology provided a very high tracking performance with low perceived workload and high perceived situational awareness. The analysis of the eye-tracking data revealed possible attentional tunneling with the tunnel-in-the-sky symbology and large differences between the displays in the distribution of visual attention.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/130479/
Document Type:Article
Title:Evaluation of a Tunnel-in-the-Sky Head-Up Display Design for Curved Approaches using Eye-Tracking
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Paz Goncalves Martins, AnaAna.Martins (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-1794-9987
Hölscher, SteffenSteffen.Hoelscher (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Dautermann, Thomasthomas.dautermann (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Journal or Publication Title:Aviation Psychology and Applied Human Factors
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:In Press
Keywords:HUD; eye-tracking; tunnel-in-sky; curved approach
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:air traffic management and operations
DLR - Research area:Aeronautics
DLR - Program:L AO - Air Traffic Management and Operation
DLR - Research theme (Project):L - Human factors and safety in Aeronautics
Location: Braunschweig
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Flight Guidance
Institute of Flight Guidance > Systemergonomy
Deposited By: Paz Goncalves Martins, Ana
Deposited On:20 Nov 2019 10:37
Last Modified:20 Nov 2019 10:37

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