Inside the touchscreen cockpit of the future

Aircraft synthetic vision system

This picture shows how aircraft could use ODICIS to provide pilots with richer information about atmospheric conditions and the terrain they're overflying.

The display on the right shows an image constructed from information about the topology of the terrain and readings taken by onboard instruments, about environmental factors such as the weather. It uses Thales Synthetic Vision System and Enhanced Vision System.

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