This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.
Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.
Already an AWIN subscriber? Login
Did you know? Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.
Rockwell Collins Wraps Up Synthetic/Enhanced Vision Flight Tests
Enhanced and synthetic vision have been flight tested together by Rockwell Collins and the U.S. Air Force to help set the stage for an autonomous approach and landing capability in 10-15 years.
When combined, enhanced vision--provided by a forward-looking infrared (Flir)--and synthetic vision--composed of a computer-generated 3-D view of the world derived from a digital terrain database that includes obstacles--help pilots to make approaches in low visibility and in black-out conditions.