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Synthetic vision primary flight displays for helicopters
Author(s): Gang He; Thea Feyereisen; Blake Wilson
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes flight tests of Honeywell's synthetic vision primary flight display (SV PFD) system prototype for helicopter applications. The primary differences between fixed-wing and helicopter SV PFD and challenges of developing such an integrated system suitable for helicopter applications are discussed. The visual environment and flight symbology specifically developed for helicopter SV PFD are described. The flight test results and pilot evaluations of a prototype display system on-board Honeywell's ASTAR helicopter are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 April 2008
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6957, Enhanced and Synthetic Vision 2008, 695708 (15 April 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.778066
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Gang He, Honeywell Aerospace (United States)
Thea Feyereisen, Honeywell Aerospace (United States)
Blake Wilson, Honeywell Aerospace (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6957:
Enhanced and Synthetic Vision 2008
Jeff J. Güell; Maarten Uijt de Haag, Editor(s)

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