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Flight tests of a hybrid-centered integrated 3D perspective-view primary flight display
Author(s): Gang He; Thea Feyereisen; Blake Wilson; Sandy Wyatt; Jary Engels
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes flight tests of a Honeywell Synthetic Vision System (SVS) prototype operating in a hybrid-centered mode on a Primus EpicTM large format display. This novel hybrid mode effectively resolves some cognitive and perceptual human factors issues associated with traditional heading-up or track-up display modes. By integrating synthetic 3D perspective view with advanced Head-Up Display (HUD) symbology in this mode, the test results demonstrate that the hybrid display mode provides clear indications of current track and crab conditions, and is effective in overcoming flight guidance symbology collision and resultant ambiguity. The hybrid-centering SVS display concept is shown to be effective in all phases of flight and is particularly valuable during landing operations with a strong cross-wind. The recorded flight test data from Honeywell's prototype SVS concept at Reno, Nevada on board Honeywell Citation V aircraft will be discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 May 2006
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6226, Enhanced and Synthetic Vision 2006, 62260K (20 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.665575
Show Author Affiliations
Gang He, Honeywell Aerospace (United States)
Thea Feyereisen, Honeywell Aerospace (United States)
Blake Wilson, Honeywell Aerospace (United States)
Sandy Wyatt, Honeywell Aerospace (United States)
Jary Engels, Honeywell Aerospace (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6226:
Enhanced and Synthetic Vision 2006
Jacques G. Verly; Jeff J. Guell, Editor(s)

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