Mon, Oct 19, 2009
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's Quote of the Day usually derives from current news,
though we reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have
a bearing on the day's events and issues.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves
become future Quotes of the Day.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
“A blended view utilizing our proven SmartView
synthetic vision and infrared technology will give flight crew the
best of both worlds – united in one cockpit flight
display... The systems complement each other, providing a
greater margin of safety. SmartView is backed by a terrain and
obstacle database proven with more than 600 million flight hours,
while infrared provides the picture of the actual runway
environment outside the cockpit windows.”
Source: Chad Cundiff, Vice President of
Crew Interface Products, Honeywell Aerospace, speaking about the
flight-testing program now underway utilizing a Primus Epic
prototype that merges SmartView synthetic vision with infrared
camera input for a comprehensive head-down view of the environment
outside a business jet..
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