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.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Vertical Situation Display enables pilots to accurately identify information on ground relief and obstacles from the cockpit, by providing an additional tool for monitoring the position of the aircraft in relation to the ground.
As he was accomplishing his battle damage assessment check, smoke began pouring into the cockpit from behind the Vertical Situation Display. A quick glance inside the cockpit showed off flags in all of his primary flight instruments and "MPCD Bus Failure" on his Multi-Purpose Color Display (MPCD).
Gol said all of its aircraft will be equipped with GPS Landing System capabilities and Vertical Situation Displays by next month.