Air International 2018-12
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Main: Technology
One of the most distinctive features of the 35-year-old former Eastern Air Lines and MyTravel Boeing 757 N757HW (c/n 22194), used as a testbed by Honeywell, is the pylon used for airborne engine tests.
Honeywell’s 757 features numerous wireless and connectivity technologies in the Honeywell portfolio, including the GoDirect family.
The rear console monitors the flight test subjects, including data connectivity with satellites. The front two consoles are usually reserved for flight engineers running engine tests.
Pilots can retrieve information like real-time weather data, airport layout via the tablet with the various GoDirect applications.
Qatar's F-15 is the first variant to have Boeing's advanced crew station featuring 10 x 19-inch colour displays produced by Elbit USA.
Raytheon's APG-82 radar fitted on an advanced Eagle.