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Designing the integrated helmet-mounted display for pilots
Author(s): Yu Liu
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Paper Abstract

The design of an integrated helmet-mounted display for pilots is described. The purpose of the design is to provide sufficient information, fine comfort for wear, and low cost. Some factors are considered and compromised in the design. A 3rd generation image intensifier, a half inch cathode ray tube, two combiner eyepieces, and some optical assembly are used in the display. The optical axes of the objective lens, the intensifier, and the combiners are put on one plane with the line of sight of the water. A intensifying channel, a display channel and a see-through channel are included in the display system. These channel present fight symbology and objective scene by multiform way. Accordingly, the design has a great redundance, and the display has fine reliability and the location of the CG, low cost and weight.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 August 1998
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3560, Display Devices and Systems II, (18 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.319671
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Yu Liu, Xi'an Institute of Applied Optics (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3560:
Display Devices and Systems II
Shou-Qian Ding; Bao Gang Wu, Editor(s)

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