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How F/A-22 Raptors Work

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Flying Video Game: In the Cockpit

In the F/A-22 computer screens display all information -- it's the first so-called "all-glass cockpit" in a tactical fighter. These digital displays have been common in commercial aircraft for years.

The cockpit is fitted with a hands-on throttle and stick control (HOTAS). This system allows the pilot to fly the plane without removing his or her hands from the flight controls. The F/A-22 also has the first cockpit system compatible with night vision goggles (NVG). Aheads-up display (HUD) projects information in front of the pilot's view, showing target status, weapon status and cues that indicate if the weapons are locked on the target. The pilot inputs information for communications, autopilot and navigation in the&n ... Read more »

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How F/A-18s Work

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a considerable boost to the speed of the jet.

The Hornets computers are designed to be very user-friendly. They assist aviators by handling a lot of the F/A-18’s needs freeing up the pilot to concentrat ... Read more »

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How F-15s Work

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How Black Hawk Helicopters Work

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Providing Combat Support

Military or combat support requires moving many troops and tons of equipment to locations where planes or ground-based vehicles often can't reach. The Black Hawk was designed with these types of logistical missions in mind. Combining power and an adaptable configuration, the Black Hawk can ferry thousands of pounds of equipment, weapons, and nearly a dozen men to remote locations quickly.

 

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How Apache Helicopters Work

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