Aviation visual perception: Research, misperception and mishaps

Randy Gibb, Robert Gray, Lauren Scharff

Research output: Book/ReportBook

28 Scopus citations


This book is the first dedicated to visual perception in aviation. It includes the foundations of visual and vestibular sensation and perception; how visual perceptual abilities are assessed in pilots; the pilot's perspective of visual flying; a summary of relevant human factors research; examples of specific visual and vestibular illusions and misperceptions; mishap analyses; and, finally, how this knowledge is being used to better understand visual perception in aviation's next generation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherAshgate Publishing Ltd
Number of pages299
ISBN (Print)9780754674979
StatePublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)


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