ANAHEIM, Calif., 25 Feb. 2014. The Sikorsky S-92 helicopter will feature Rockwell Collins MFD-268P2B multi-function displays as standard cockpit equipment on new aircraft deliveries starting this year. (Read related news: "Rockwell Collins selects Green Hills Software’s INTEGRITY-178 operating system for multi-function display on Sikorsky S-92 helicopter")
“The new MFD-268P2B Multi-Function Display features the latest technology in advanced cockpit systems. The display has been completely redesigned to expand optical and processing performance, reduce acoustic noise levels and increase the level of reliability while providing growth for Next Generation airspace requirements,” says Troy Brunk, vice president and general manager of Airborne Systems for Rockwell Collins.
According to a company spokesperson, the new MFD-268P2B delivers benefits such as:
Expanded readability under all lighting conditions
Provides growth path to synthetic vision, H-TAWS and MultiScanTM weather radar
Enhanced color stability for high-angle, cross-cockpit viewing
Enhanced reliability through increased technology integration
Greater than 14 decibel reduction in acoustic noise
The MFD-268P2B system offers functionality, condensed packaging, and the ability to display graphics and video on a high-performance, color, active-matrix liquid crystal display (LCD). This avionics-grade display is capable of a wide operating temperature range, providing superior optical performance designed for a wide viewing angle for cross-cockpit viewing.