Cornell University Program of Computer Graphics
Exploring 3D computer graphics in cockpit avionics.Peter W. Pruyn and Donald P. Greenberg.
IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 13(3):28--35, May 1993.
A system that uses 3-D computer graphics to integrate and visualize flight information and to encode navigational information of the objects of a 3-D scene is described. The computer-generated views of geographic features, weather information, and air traffic used in the system are discussed. The system's support of instrument approach technology is also discussed. A number of design notions that have come out of this work, are reviewed.
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