Gulfstream Aerospace, which pioneered vertical situation displays on the GIV bizjet in the early 1990s, is now working with Honeywell on an enhanced version for the G550's PlaneView cockpit. The vertical environment probably will become "a lot more important," says Tom Horne, senior experimental test pilot with Gulfstream. The U.S., for example, is poised to move to Reduced Vertical Separation Minimums at higher altitudes on Jan. 20. While increasing airspace capacity, RVSM lowers the ...

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