electronic flight instrument system


electronic flight instrument system
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.
Electronic flight instrument system (captain’s and first officer’s panels & EICS).

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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