Mental Models in Air Traffic Control

  • Richard H. Mogford
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 73)


Air traffic control (ATC) is one of a number of situations in which humans must use remote control. Since it is impossible for the air traffic controller to directly observe and communicate with aircraft, electronic devices must be employed to collect and represent the required information and to relay the operator’s decisions.


Mental Model Internal Model Supervisory Control Model Manipulation Human Factor Society 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard H. Mogford
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  1. 1.Hickling CorporationOttawaCanada

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