vertical situation display


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vertical situation display

An electronically generated display on which information on aircraft attitude and heading, flight director commands, weapon aiming and terrain following can be presented, choice of presentation being under the control of the pilot.
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A leader in aviation industry technology, Copa is the first airline in the Americas to utilize the Vertical Situation Display (VSD) flight deck instrument and has one of the best on-time performance records worldwide.
A leader in technology, Copa was the first airline in the Americas to incorporate Vertical Situation Display (VSD), a sophisticated Boeing-developed flight deck instrument that builds on an Enhanced Ground Proximity warning system.
A leader in aviation industry technology, Copa is the first airline in the Americas to utilize Vertical Situation Display (VSD), a sophisticated flight deck instrument that builds on the Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning system.
Like all other Copa aircraft, this 737-800 features a sophisticated flight deck instrument called Vertical Situation Display (VSD), which builds on an Enhanced Ground Proximity warning system that provides pilots a clear view of the airplane's current and predicted flight path.
Copa Airlines is the first airline in America to incorporate Vertical Situation Display technology into its fleet, as well as the first airline on the continent to utilize "blended winglets," a totally new design that provides greater reliability and more efficient performance.