25 May 2005 Flight tests of advanced 3D-PFD with commercial flat-panel avionics displays and EGPWS system
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This paper describes flight trials of Honeywell Advanced 3D Primary Flight Display System. The system employs a large-format flat-panel avionics display presently used in Honeywell PRIMUS EPIC flight-deck products and is coupled to an on-board EGPWS system. The heads-down primary flight display consists of dynamic primary-flight attitude information, flight-path and approach symbology similar to Honeywell HUD2020 heads-up displays, and a synthetic 3D perspective-view terrain environment generated with Honeywell’s EGPWS terrain data. Numerous flights are conducted on-board Honeywell Citation V aircraft and significant amount of pilot feedback are collected with portion of the data summarized in this paper. The system development is aimed at leveraging several well-established avionics components (HUD, EGPWS, large-format displays) in order to produce an integrated system that significantly reduces pilot workload, increases overall situation awareness, and is more beneficial to flight operations than achievable with separated systems.
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Gang He, Thea Feyereisen, Aaron Gannon, Blake Wilson, John Schmitt, Sandy Wyatt, Jary Engels, "Flight tests of advanced 3D-PFD with commercial flat-panel avionics displays and EGPWS system", Proc. SPIE 5802, Enhanced and Synthetic Vision 2005, (25 May 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.602845; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.602845

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