Predictive Aids and Mental Models under Free Flight : Proceed with Caution

@inproceedings{Nunes2003PredictiveAA,
  title={Predictive Aids and Mental Models under Free Flight : Proceed with Caution},
  author={Ashley Nunes and Olivier St-Cyr},
  year={2003}
}
This paper discusses the possible adverse effects predictive aid usage may have on a controller’s mental model in a Free Flight environment. Free Flight is a concept that is aimed at increasing throughput in the National Airspace System. However, various studies have suggested that implementing free flight could result in a controller’s situation model being adversely affected given the lack of predictability in this environment. Consequently, the usage of predictive aids has been suggested as… CONTINUE READING