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This document provides technical support for R-3276. Appendixes describe (1) experiments to determine the value of motion in training simulators; (2) aircraft features that will influence the motion of the C-17; (3) possible effects on motion cues of the C-17's stability and control augmentation system; (4) the fidelity of different simulator motion cueing alternatives; (5) a suggested methodology for assessing the training capability of simulators; (6) the effects of simulator motion on simulator training capability, safety, and avoidance of simulator sickness; and (7) the costs of providing motion in simulators.

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