Airborne

Airborne Displays

Cockpit or crew cabin, IEE knows how to build a rugged airborne display. The products we design for the commercial and military airborne markets range from enhanced flat panel operator consoles to in-cockpit avionics to space-qualified smart displays. IEE’s unique ruggedized packaging, electrical design and software capabilities make us the perfect source for airborne display solutions.

IEE’s rugged displays are flying on a wide variety of military and commercial aircraft and space vehicles. Our airborne display designs feature:

Aircraft-grade construction
  • Crash-survivable, lightweight aluminum enclosures
  • Custom bezels with snap-dome keys, integrated avionics switches and knobs
  • Standard Dzus rail mounting with captive fasteners
  • 3-ATI, 4-ATI and 5-ATI square displays
  • Mil connectors: MIL C 38999, ARINC, EMI filter pins, Lightning protection
Avionics and video interfaces
  • Avionics bus interfaces
    • MIL-STD-1553B
    • ARINC-429, 629
    • ARINC-708
    • ARINC-818
    • GigE Vision
  • Video Interfaces
    • Composite: RS-170/343, NTSC, PAL
    • Analog: VGA, RGBHV, Sync on Green
    • Digital: DVI, HDMI, SMPTE-292
Readability under all lighting conditions
  • Enhanced backlighting that ranges from full sunlight readability to NVIS compatibility for night operations
  • Extended dimming range
  • Auto-dimming
  • Optical bonding of protective and touchscreen elements to minimize reflections and maximize contrast
  • Specialty anti-reflective/anti-glare coatings
Design and testing to key military and FAA standards and specifications
  • Human Engineering Design – MIL STD 1472
  • Software Safety – DO-178
  • Airborne Electronic Safety – DO-254
  • Aircraft Interface Lighting – MIL STD 3009
  • Crew Station and Interior Lighting – SAE AS7788
  • Aircraft Electric Power – MIL STD 704 with energy hold-up
  • Environmental Testing – DO-160
  • Environmental Conditions – MIL STD 810
  • Shock – MIL S 901D
  • Vibration – MIL STD 167
  • EMI /EMC– MIL STD 461, MIL STD 462
  • FACE (Future Airborne Capability Environment) architecture compatibility

IEE understands that each application has its own unique requirements and we offer solutions that range from existing products that can be repurposed to your needs to completely custom designs. Browse our previous airborne display projects to see what we are capable of.

Airborne Enhanced Flat Panel Displays
3.8” Enhanced Airborne Data Loader for Boeing / Airbus aircraft
8.4” Cockpit MFD panel for fixed and rotary wing applications 
10.4” Cockpit Display
10.4” i7 Airborne Smart Display
19” Airborne operator console display with aluminum bezel 
25.5” Airborne console display
Airborne Smart Displays
The 3.5” Aircraft Control Display Unit (CDU)
4.3” Aircraft Brake Temperature Computer
15” NASA Crew Transportation System Primary Display