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Active safety starts in the pilot's seat

  • Magazine Feature Article
  • 14AERD01_01
Published January 15, 2014 by SAE International in United States
  • English

Dassault Aviation's next-generation integrated digital avionics systems contribute to enhanced air safety in civil applications.

As the basic configuration of any new business jet is likely to differ little in comparison to rival airplanes, the key to making a significant leap forward in technology while offering a competitive advantage is for the immediate future always going to be found beneath the skin, rather than in its shape.

Increased safety is paramount in any new aircraft program, and modern digital avionics has considerably eased the pilot workload over the years, though the sheer quantity of data that is available in flight now brings additional challenges in the cockpit.