Analysis of Pilot’s Cognitive Overload Changes during the Flight
Keywords:cognitive overload, flight simulator, flight time
In this article, the research aimed at determining the impact of the intensification of actions on the pilot’s cognitive load in a simulated flight is presented. The tests were divided into two groups: pre-flight verification tests and flight tests of increasing intensity. The work was carried out at flight simulator CKAS MotionSim5. Based on the collected data, it has been proved that along with the intensification of the tasks imposed on the pilot, the level of his cognitive load also increases. Further inference leads to the conclusion that cognitive overload is one of the main reasons for pilots’ mistakes. The linear relationship between experience and cognitive load has also been proven in the studied group.
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