Rockwell Collins HUD gets synthetic vision

 - October 10, 2011, 4:47 PM
Rockwell Collins’s Pro Line Fusion PFD with synthetic vision shows the airport dome at the test flight Challenger’s destination of La Crosse, Wis., in the left center of the display.

The overwhelming desire when looking at the Pro Line Fusion system in the Rockwell Collins Challenger 601 on which we took a test flight is to keep looking down at the colorful and huge displays, fixed in landscape orientation and showing a detailed view of the outside world as represented by synthetic vision. But look up through the windshield and through the HGS-6000 head-up display and there’s a bonus: the synthetic-vision view from the head-down display is also running on the head-up display (HUD). For a complete version of this article, click here NBAA_2011_Rockwell Collins Demo.pdf