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Human Factors Evaluation of Electronic Flight Bags

In order to support the development of an Advisory Circular on electronic flight bags (EFBs), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) tasked the Volpe Center to identify EFB human factors considerations.

A Tool for Structured Evaluation of Electronic Flight Bag Usability

The purpose of this report is to document the progress to date on constructing this usability-assessment tool for EFBs. It covers how the tool was developed and tested, what it looks like to date, and how it could be used to help assess and track EFB usability. Further testing is planned to...