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Which of the following is true with respect to Head up display?

(a) View and assimilate the flight data with his head up in a transparent display

(b) Assimilate the flight data without looking at any kind of display panel

(c) View and assimilate the flight data that is projected on the helmet

(d) Using a head up display a pilot and view and assimilate the flight data in all 360°

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Origin of the question is Head Up Displays topic in portion Displays and Man-Machine Interaction of Avionics

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The correct option is (a) View and assimilate the flight data with his head up in a transparent display

For explanation I would say: A major improvement in the man-machine interface is the HUD system. The major advantage in HUD is that the pilot is able to view and assimilate the important flight data parameters whilst head up and maintaining full visual concentration to the outside world. The area at which the flight parameters are displayed is only on the transparent display panel thus the pilot does not have a 360° display.

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