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User currently offlinePlanebuff From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 35 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3328 times:

Is it posible to have a cockpit that has mixed controls: half not GLASS, half GLASS?  Smile


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User currently offlineJBirdAV8r From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 4482 posts, RR: 22
Reply 1, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3318 times:

Well, that all depends on your definition of "glass", but generally yes!

Quite a few GA aircraft have setups like this, and as for an example in commercial aviation, the A300-600 does as well.



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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31568 posts, RR: 57
Reply 2, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3313 times:

Quoting JBirdAV8r (Reply 1):
the A300-600 does as well.

Any Pics.
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineLeftWing From Singapore, joined Mar 2006, 284 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days ago) and read 3280 times:

so does 737-400.......HAWK ..run into the Jet's old -400 you will find ADI & HSI on GLASS rest is analog

User currently offlineFlyinTLow From Germany, joined Oct 2004, 517 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days ago) and read 3270 times:


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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31568 posts, RR: 57
Reply 5, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 3237 times:

Quoting LeftWing (Reply 3):
so does 737-400.......HAWK ..run into the Jet's old -400 you will find ADI & HSI on GLASS rest is

Is that what the poster meant....or half & Half ie Capts side Different from P2.
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineJBirdAV8r From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 4482 posts, RR: 22
Reply 6, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 3183 times:

Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 5):
Is that what the poster meant....or half & Half ie Capts side Different from P2.

That's whay I said it depends on what you mean by "half glass." I'm not aware of any A3xx series (or actually any large airliner) with a Captain glass, FO steam setup.

Do you know of any smaller carriers who have refitted airplanes with glass only on the Captain's side? I'd imagine there might be a few out there.



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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31568 posts, RR: 57
Reply 7, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 3157 times:

Its reffered to as Semi-glass ie on the B737-300/400/500s.
Not yet seen a Divided Cockpit yet.
regds
MEL



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User currently offlinePlanebuff From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 35 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 3154 times:

Nice. This is certainly help me become the expert I have longed to be!


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User currently offlineSaturn5 From United States of America, joined Apr 2006, 313 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 3154 times:

Everything is possible.

User currently offlinePlanebuff From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 35 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 3137 times:

There you go, Appollo SaturnV. Funny.


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User currently onlineMrChips From Canada, joined Mar 2005, 925 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 3009 times:

Quoting JBirdAV8r (Reply 6):
Do you know of any smaller carriers who have refitted airplanes with glass only on the Captain's side? I'd imagine there might be a few out there.

There are tons of aircraft out there that are like that - lots of King Airs have EFIS on the Captain's side, and a conventional T-layout on the F/O's side. In fact, most of the new-build King Airs came equipped as such until very recently, if I'm not mistaken.

In fact, here are two examples:


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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31568 posts, RR: 57
Reply 12, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 2974 times:

Very Interesting MrChips thanks for the Pics.
regds
MEL



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