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Using the cockpit display to improve on-aircraft maintenance
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Paper Abstract

When a cockpit display is squawked by the pilot due to an observed problem, the normal maintenance action that follows is to replace the display. It is often found that the replaced display shows the same problem and the source of the problem is elsewhere in the system. This paper discusses a unique feature as part of the display architecture currently used by Astronautics, which uses the display to indicate to the maintenance technician, while on the aircraft, if there is a system problem. This greatly reduces maintenance times due to unnecessary display replacements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 May 2006
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6225, Defense, Security, Cockpit, and Future Displays II, 622505 (22 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.663973
Show Author Affiliations
Robert Herman, Astronautics Corp. of America (United States)
Robert Seinfeld, Astronautics Corp. of America (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6225:
Defense, Security, Cockpit, and Future Displays II
Eric W. Forsythe; James C. Byrd; Henry J. Girolamo; Daniel D. Desjardins, Editor(s)

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