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Public Perception of Autonomous Aircraft


Abstract The aviation industry is considered to be the safest when it comes to transportation of people and property. The standards by which companies provide air transportation are held are very high. Nevertheless, a shortage in the number of pilots exists and companies must look for ways to meet demands. One of the ways to resolve this issue is to introduce unmanned systems on a broader scale – to transport people and property. The public’s perception regarding this issue has not been well documented. This survey identified what the public’s attitude is towards the use of these systems. One hundred fifty-seven people participated in this survey. Statistical analyses were conducted to determine if participant demographics, previous aviation backgro... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Wollert, Matthew Benjamin (Author) / Niemczyk, Mary (Advisor) / Nullmeyer, Robert (Committee member) / Wallmueller, Katherine (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Aerospace engineering / Aircraft / Autonomy / Aviation / Pilotless / Self-Flying
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 73 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Technology 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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