Computer graphics, Flight simulators
A computer graphics simulation of an aircraft Head-Up Display was designed using an RDS-3000 Ikonas Graphics Processor and a PDP-11/34 host computer system. The software control and display modules were accomplished using Ikonas microcode and Digital Equipment Corporation Fortran IV-PLUS. The Head-Up Display system consists of the basic flight data, which includes aerodynamic flight information, Roll/Pitch Ladder, and the Velocity Vector or Flight Path Marker. The system was designed for flexibility in modifications and evaluation of various weapons delivery systems. These will be adapted to specific needs by research scientists and engineers at the Visual Technology Research Simulator in Orlando, Florida.
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Bauer, Christian S.
Master of Science (M.S.)
College of Engineering
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Masters Thesis (Open Access)
Mair, Daryl R., "A Computer Graphics Head-Up Display for Air-To-Air and Air-To-Ground Flight Simulation" (1985). Retrospective Theses and Dissertations. 4804.
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