Re: New ground proximity warning.

Date:         27 Dec 96 04:41:06 
From:         Jim Kuchar <jkkuchar@mit.edu>
Organization: Massachvsetts Institvte of Technology
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Mark A. Brown wrote:
>
> I'll be using this data for experiments with a 3D version of EGPWS, maybe
> adding a velocity vector (if the VV is on the hillside and the hillside
> is close, you could be in trouble!) and autopilot programmed flight path
> (for vertical path awareness) as well as experimenting with colour-coding.

If you're interested in some previous research in this area, check out:

http://web.mit.edu/aeroastro/www/labs/ASL/terrain/terrain_displays.html

which is a very brief blurb on some experiments we performed several years
ago on terrain displays.

Regards,
Jim Kuchar
C.S. Draper Assistant Professor
Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology