primary flight display


primary flight display
An integrated display of flight instruments on LCD (liquid crystal display) panels. These can be switched to display any of the data, zoomed, etc. The primary flight display provides the following: attitude of aircraft, pressure altitude, vertical speed, flight modes, heading, radio altimeter indication, ILS (instrument landing system) data and deviation, and TCAS (traffic alert and collision avoidance system) displays.
Typical flight displays in a modern airliner.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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