Helicopters Magazine

Elbit introduces Helicopter Skylens

July 9, 2014  By Carey Fredericks

July 9, 2014, Haifa, Israel - Elbit Systems has announced it will launch The helicopter version of the Skylens wearable head-up display for Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) applications at the upcoming Farnborough Airshow 2014.

Helicopter Skylens provides the aircrew with a true “out of the cockpit” view, displaying flight symbology for day and night operation in severe weather conditions. In limited visibility conditions, the pilot is able to fly eyes out due to the wide field of regard display.

Similar to its commercial counterpart, the helicopter Skylens is packed in a lightweight, easy-to-install device, much like a pair of sunglasses. A revolutionary approach to meeting the challenges of today’s aviators, Skylens provides head-up information while minimizing the dependency on airport instrumentation.

Skylens is a part of the Clearvision Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) family, displaying high-resolution symbology and video on a transparent visor, providing pilots with cutting edge head out capabilities

For more information



Stories continue below

Print this page