Elbit UK is a renowned company with several subsidiaries and branches in the uk that offers a wide range of naval, land, and airborne systems for defense docket commercial purposes and homeland security. The company distinguishes its products and services using cutting-edge technology to ensure that they are top-notch and reliable. It has partnered not only with the military but also with several aviation training institutions and security firms. The firm believes that individuals should be offered a choice and an advantage to handle their safety while practicing human ethics while at it. Some of its subsidiaries include; Affinity Flying Training Services Limited, Affinity Capital Works Limited, and Affinity Flying Services Limited. There are several commercial services offered by the company that includes:
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Flight management systems
These are computer systems specialized for aircraft that handle multipurpose navigations, flight operations, and performance. The systems ensure harmony between closed and open elements linked to flights using available virtual data. Flight management systems possess major components: the flight management computer (FMC), the automatic flight guidance system, an electronic flight instrument system, and the aircraft navigation system. Some of the flight management systems designed by Elbit Uk include:
Clear VisionTM i-FMS
Most flight management systems only handle the phases of a flight from takeoff as they are on-board systems. This is not the case for the Clear vision FMS as it avails a reliable software-based FMS that takes up all the phases involved in a flight. These phases are planning takeoff, approach, and landing. The flight management system enables a pilot to fly by sight by linking essential components such as the head-up display, the helmet-mounted display, and the flight deck.
Clear Vision Interactive flight management system
These computerized flight management systems are mostly installed in military aircraft. Some of the main features of these FMS include;
- Support ‘heads-up and flight by sight’ operations which makes the pilot aware of their internal and external environments.
- Run on ARINC 653 operating system.
- It has the ARINC 661 display standard.
- Presence of third-party hardware support.
- It has modular designs that allow proprietary add-on applications.
InsightTM Display System.
This is a product by Universal Avionics subsidiary of Elbit UK. The automated system makes it easy for pilots to interact with the deck by availing a responsive and easy-to-use interface. The display system is designed as an integrated solution into the craft’s deck for both forward fit and retrofit aircraft. The advanced system has unique features that include; input for enhanced crew interactivity, 3D synthetic vision systems, intuitive control, improved situational awareness for the pilots, advanced mapping capabilities, enhanced reliability, and electronic charts and graphs.
InsightTM Display System – Helicopters.
Unlike standard planes and private jets, helicopters, moreso in the military, handle different missions ranging from special mission operations, combat missions, low altitude, IFR, and low visibility to VFR. The Insight display system is designed to handle these different conditions without becoming ineffective. The new version offers higher levels of operability and avails an interface that is easy to use and understand. Some of its unique features include:
- Advanced radio control.
- Presence of high-resolution LED displays.
- High-quality 2D topographical dynamic map for improved situation awareness.
- Easy to access the user interface.
- High-quality graphical user interface.
- Pilot selectable screen layouts.
This display system is specifically designed for military helicopters meant for tactical missions. Even in disruptive environments with high vibrations, this display system remains rugged, highly usable, and provides highly visual cues, making situational awareness quite easy. Some of its unique features include the high-resolution power of the SVS, versatile forward fir and retrofit application, Google compatible night vision, and collective Cue display.