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Gareth Padfield

Gareth Padfield


Gareth Padfield


James Bibby Professor of Aerospace Engineering
Department of Engineering
The University of Liverpool

Email address


Gareth Padfield at University of Liverpool Website

Personal Statement

Gareth’s research interests include flight handling qualities and control, particularly the pilot-vehicle dynamic interface and modelling and simulation of the flight dynamics of fixed and rotary wing aircraft.  Current projects under his supervision include: developing the handling qualities and load alleviation functions for the European Tilt Rotor Aircraft, visual perception in flight (based on use of time-to-contact, Tau, theory), simulation fidelity and aircraft/rotorcraft-pilot couplings.

Related Publications, by Category

Theory of Action

Perceptual Basis of Action

Locomotor Actions