Elbit Systems has launched Skylens, a wearable
head-up display for Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS)
Packed in a lightweight, easy-to-install device,
similar to a pair of sunglasses, Skylens is suitable for day and
night operations and for all weather conditions.
provides head-up information while minimizing the dependency on
Equipped with Skylens, aircraft are
capable of take-off and landing in low visibility conditions and
in locations that non EVS-equipped aircraft could not access
Skylens, a part of the Clearvision Enhanced
Flight Vision System (EFVS) family, displays high-resolution symbology and video on a transparent visor, providing pilots with
cutting edge head out capabilities.
Designed and built for
use by commercial aviation anywhere in the world, the system
provides a solution for retrofitting existing platforms,
small cockpit airplanes and helicopters.
The new system, which is
in advanced processes of airworthiness certification, is expected
to enter into service by end of 2016.
For more than 30
years, Elbit Systems has been a market leader in the field of
night vision and enhanced vision systems in the military and
commercial aviation market, supporting thousands of helicopters,
business jets and other aircraft. To date the company has
delivered over 10,000 Head-Up Displays (HUD), Helmet Mounted
Displays (HMD) and Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS) for military and
civil operators worldwide. These operational systems have gathered
more than 2,000,000 operational hours to date.
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