electronic flight instrument system


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electronic flight instrument system

[i‚lek‚trän·ik ′flīt ‚in·strə·mənt ‚sis·təm]
(aerospace engineering)
An aircraft instrumentation system that provides flight and systems information to the flight crew on cathode-ray tubes and flat-panel displays. Also known as glass cockpit.

electronic flight instrument system (EFIS)

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Electronic flight instrument system (captain's and first officer's panels & EICS).
A system in which multifunction CRT (cathode-ray tube) displays replace traditional instruments for providing flight, navigation, and aircraft systems information, forming a so-called glass cockpit. These are common in modern-day commercial transports, corporate aircraft and helicopters, military fighters, and some general aviation aircraft.
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The airline ordered latest-technology cockpit features, including an electronic flight instrument system with all solid-state digital engine controls, a digital flight management system and dual inertial reference systems for navigation.
All three models offer a modern flight deck, with an electronic flight instrument system (EFIS), a full-flight management system (FMS), state-of-the-art inertial reference system (IRS), and dot- matrix displays for engine and system monitoring.
The aircraft offers an advanced flight deck, including electronic flight instrument system (EFIS), a full-flight management system (FMS), state-of-the-art inertial reference system (IRS), and advanced dot-matrix displays for engine and system monitoring.
The MD-80 family incorporates advanced technology including an electronic flight instrument system with cathode ray tube displays.
The arrangement for two MD-80 twin jets includes one MD-83 model and one MD-88 with an advanced cockpit featuring an electronic flight instrument system and TV-type cathode ray tube instrument displays.
A vmt for a typical modern wide bodied aircraft allows access to a virtual cockpit with the ability to simulate typical modern airframe systems and avionics systems such as flight management systems (fms), auto-pilot and glass cockpit common display systems such as electronic flight instrument systems (efis).
ARINC 429 Extends Compatibility with Leading Electronic Flight Instrument Systems (EFIS)
Waishek's background includes four-axis autopilot systems, electronic flight instrument systems, radar, sonar and weapon systems, plus a variety of advanced communication, navigation, reconnaissance and sensory equipment for helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.
The CMA-900 integrates with a variety of Electronic Flight Instrument Systems (EFIS) should that upgrade be required.

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