HAI Convention News

Mercury Shows Off New Vision System

 - February 24, 2008, 8:04 AM

Chelmsford, Mass.-based Mercury Computer Systems is on hand at Heli-Expo to demonstrate its new VistaNav 3D synthetic-vision system with FLIR. According to a company spokesman, the now-available VistaNav 3D is the first such portable system for helicopters. On display are the company’s CIS-2000 and CIS-2200, which are classified as commercial class II electronic flight bag systems. Both units are designed to support traditional chart viewing, synthetic vision, flight planning, performance data and FLIR integration as a display option within the 3D/2D split-view navigation screen. Both systems also feature a built-in attitude reference system with WAAS GPS. According to the manufacturer, prices for the units begin at $6,900.