Sponsor Message:
Military Aviation & Space Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
F-35 JSF's Helmet-mounted Display  
User currently offlineBingo From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 359 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 5 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 5644 times:

Flightglobal has an article showing the JSF's helmet-mounted display
http://www.flightglobal.com/articles...lmet-mounted-display-revealed.html

Im sure this thing is one awesome piece of gear but man does it look uncomfortable. I wonder what the weight is? I wonder if after a few hours airborne it may begin to weigh on your neck. I know the JSF is suppose to be an over the horizon attacker but if this thing ever got into a dogfight, wouldnt a piece of gear like this put the pilot at a disadvantage? Seeing this makes me think that this might limit head movement. The ability for the pilot to look around during dogfights is something that seems to have been so important in the past.

Any thoughts?

2 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineKevinSmith From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (7 years 5 months 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 5630 times:

Quoting Bingo (Thread starter):
I wonder if after a few hours airborne it may begin to weigh on your neck.

I can't speak for sure on the F-35s system but I know when working on the helmet mounted sighting system for the F-16 and F-18 they developers would counter balance the extra weight to ease strain.


User currently offlineOroka From Canada, joined Dec 2006, 913 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (7 years 5 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 5531 times:

Wow, that is quite futuristic lookin there!

http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/videogames/detail-page/halo3-2-lg.jpg


Top Of Page
Forum Index

Reply To This Topic F-35 JSF's Helmet-mounted Display
Username:
No username? Sign up now!
Password: 


Forgot Password? Be reminded.
Remember me on this computer (uses cookies)
  • Military aviation related posts only!
  • Not military related? Use the other forums
  • No adverts of any kind. This includes web pages.
  • No hostile language or criticizing of others.
  • Do not post copyright protected material.
  • Use relevant and describing topics.
  • Check if your post already been discussed.
  • Check your spelling!
  • DETAILED RULES
Add Images Add SmiliesPosting Help

Please check your spelling (press "Check Spelling" above)


Similar topics:More similar topics...
Lockheed F-35 JSF posted Thu Jan 19 2006 17:33:34 by KrisYYZ
JSF (F-35) Video posted Sun Jun 12 2005 22:16:44 by Keta
What Is The F-35? Is It The JSF? posted Thu Apr 15 2004 18:14:33 by AndrewUber
US Will Offer JSF Partners Multi-year Orders posted Mon Mar 12 2007 21:04:18 by Tak
F-35 Transition Trainer Model Expected? posted Mon Dec 11 2006 00:23:46 by EBJ1248650
F-35 First Flight Imminent posted Wed Dec 6 2006 17:34:49 by RichardPrice
Indons To Buy 8 Su-30MKs & 4 Mi-35 Helos posted Thu Nov 30 2006 01:03:15 by DEVILFISH
US Senate Approves Selling 100 F-35's To Turkey posted Thu Nov 9 2006 11:30:01 by Wing
Tornado Display Filmed By HUD Camera posted Wed Oct 18 2006 20:12:33 by Columba
Orion Instrument Display Mock-Up posted Sun Oct 1 2006 01:04:41 by AerospaceFan

Sponsor Message:
Printer friendly format