Mon, Jul 28, 2008
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Synthetic Vision elevates SmartDeck's sophistication to
the next level. Even with zero visibility, the pilot has sharp
graphics of the ground below right on the display. It makes the
cockpit even safer and more manageable, and it looks fantastic. We
invite pilots to fly SmartDeck and compare it to the other systems.
When pilots fly it, they love it. The graphics are
Source: Adrienne Stevens, president of L-3
Avionics Systems, which announced Monday at AirVenture 2008 the
addition of Synthetic Vision to its SmartDeck Integrated Flight
Controls and Display System. Synthetic Vision will be available as
an option on new SmartDeck systems or as an add-on for existing
models after certification, which is expected later this year.
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