Research Volunteers Needed:Non-Pilots and Pilots

Posted on 2017/03/02 by Dr. Moon

Additional research subjects needed for an academic doctoral study on soaring flight, soaring simulation, and cognitive response to stress. No prior experience with simulators or computers is needed. Participants must be at least 18 years of age.

Participants needed for both the experimental group of glider pilots, and control groups of powered aircraft pilots and non-pilots.

The research is conducted at Long Island Airpark (NC26).

Research Simulator

Research Simulator

Participants in the study:

• Wear two wrist sensors while performing flight tasks in a soaring flight simulator
• Answer a series of questions prior to using the simulator to establish flight experience
• Answer a series of questions about their experience in the simulator at the conclusion of each session

All data collected is anonymized; no personal information will be published or released as part of the study. Research subjects may participate in up to 5 research sessions. Each session is estimated to take 45 to 90 minutes.

Please use the Contact Us link if you would like to participate.