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Visual Simulation The Old Way
Author(s): Gary G. Gomes
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Paper Abstract

A cost effective and supportable color visual system has been developed to provide the necessary visual cues to United States Air Force B-52 bomber pilots training to become proficient at the task of inflight refueling. This camera model visual system approach is not suitable for all simulation applications, but provides a cost effective alternative to digital image generation systems when high fidelity of a single movable object is required. The system consists of a three axis gimballed KC-l35 tanker model, a range carriage mounted color augmented monochrome television camera, interface electronics, a color light valve projector and an infinity optics display system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 May 1986
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0624, Advances in Display Technology VI, (5 May 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.961231
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Gary G. Gomes, Logicon, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0624:
Advances in Display Technology VI
Elliott Schlam, Editor(s)

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