19 May 2006 Flight simulator with IR and MMW radar image generation capabilities
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In the future, modern airliners will use enhanced-synthesic vision systems (ESVS) to improve aeronautical operations in bad weather conditions. Before ESVS are effectively found aboard airliners, one must develop a multisensor flight simulator capable of synthetizing, in real time, images corresponding to a variety of imaging modalities. We present a real-time simulator called ARIS (Airborne Radar and Infrared Simulator) which is capable of generating two such imaging modalities: a forward-looking infrared (FLIR) and a millimeter-wave radar (MMWR) imaging system. The proposed simulator is modular sothat additional imaging modalities can be added. Example of images generated by the simulator are shown.
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Maxime E. Bonjean, Maxime E. Bonjean, Fabian D. Lapierre, Fabian D. Lapierre, Jens Schiefele, Jens Schiefele, Jacques G. Verly, Jacques G. Verly, } "Flight simulator with IR and MMW radar image generation capabilities", Proc. SPIE 6226, Enhanced and Synthetic Vision 2006, 62260A (19 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.674533; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.674533
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