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An Informal Survey of Flying Comfort of Glider Pilots: Some Observations Concerning Pilot Discomfort Generated by Glider Cockpits

Adrian Emck, Colin Jackson


An informal survey provides indications of the main problem areas and highlights where research needs to be focused with respect to glider cockpit design.  Almost all pilots become uncomfortable with passage of flight time.  The causes of such problems cannot usually be detected by pilots prior to commencing flight.


Training and Saafety; Health

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