Pilots Wanted For Cockpit Traffic Display Study

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All licensed and current pilots are invited to complete an online study seeking input about symbols for use on air traffic displays. The Cockpit Display of Traffic Information Symbol Research Study is being conducted in conjunction with the USDOT Volpe Center and MITRE Corporation's Center for Advanced Aviation Systems Development (CAASD). The study will call on your experience to identify your expectations, or what information you expect a traffic symbol to convey; show you what proposed symbology is intended to deliver what information; and test your recall of proposed symbols.

It should take about 45 minutes, according to the study, but you should note that if you close your browser at any time before you've finished, your efforts will be wiped out. So, participants are asked to block out at least an hour of time for breaks and interruptions. Pilots wishing to participate are asked to never use the "back" button and complete the task without use of external references. Find the complete rules and description here with a link to the informed consent form from that page ... and a link to the study itself, beyond that.