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Development and usage of helmet-mounted displays
Author(s): Geoffrey J. N. Clarkson; A. Karavis
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Paper Abstract

An account is given of RAE's comprehensive approach to enhancing the capabilities of fast-jets specifically in the air combat role by utilising helmet-mounted equipment. Ground rigs, simulators and aircraft were employed in the development of the devices and their integration with the weapons system. The paper concludes that although ground and simulator trials are a necessary prelude, airborne assessment is essential. By adopting this comprehensive approach to the problem, RAE have established a solid founthtion of experience, covering the design, flight clearance and use of these devices.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1990
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1290, Helmet-Mounted Displays II, (1 October 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.20968
Show Author Affiliations
Geoffrey J. N. Clarkson, Royal Aerospace Establishment (United Kingdom)
A. Karavis, Royal Aerospace Establishment (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1290:
Helmet-Mounted Displays II
Ronald J. Lewandowski, Editor(s)

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