Joystick

July 10, 2012 - 12:30pm

BAE Systems is migrating “active inceptor” control technology from military aircraft to civil applications–enabling direct pilot inputs into the flight controls of commercial fly-by-wire (FBW) aircraft. The UK-based company is developing its civil active control stick (ACS) for an unnamed commercial launch customer.

June 14, 2009 - 8:57am

Aerodrones (Hall 4 Stand CD61bis) is here with its portable ground control station for unmanned aerial vehicles and the 2009 version of the built-in software. Aerodrones claims to have an intuitive interface. The user can turn on the computer and have
all mission plans and tools available in less than 30 seconds.

December 10, 2007 - 11:37am

Advanced human-machine interfaces now making their debut on business jets are finding their way into helicopter cockpits.

October 10, 2006 - 6:34am

BAE Systems in England has developed an active collective for helicopters that can be configured to provide infinitely variable levels of feedback to the pilot.

 
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