Transportation Research Board Special Report 301
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NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. The members of the committee responsible for the report were chosen for their special competencies and with regard for appropriate balance.
This report has been reviewed by a group other than the authors according to the procedures approved by a Report Review Committee consisting of members of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. This report was sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
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Cover photo courtesy of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association.
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee for a Review of the En Route Air Traffic Control Complexity and Workload Model.
Air traffic controller staffing in the en route domain : a review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s task load model / Committee for a Review of the En Route Air Traffic Control Complexity and Workload Model, Division on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council of the National Academies.
Includes bibliographical references.
1. Air traffic capacity—United States—Mathematical models. 2. United States. Federal Aviation Administration.—Officials and employees—Workload—Mathematical models. 3. Manpower planning—United States—Statistical methods. I. Title.