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F-16A/B HUD Pilot's Display Unit

Technical Information

Catalogue No: C0018
Category: Head-Up Display [HUD]
Object Type: Display Unit
Object Name: F-16A/B HUD Pilot's Display Unit
Part No: 79-049-14EX
Serial No: 002
Manufacturer: Marconi Avionics
Division: Airborne Display [ADD]
Platform(s): Mirage III 
Year of Manufacture:
Dimensions:
Width (mm):
208 
Height (mm):
340 
Depth (mm):
635 
Weight (g):
Location: Archive Object Store
Inscription(s):

PDU HUD Set
Contract F33-75-C-0310
Dsgn Act K0656
PN 78-049-14EX
Mfr K0656
NSN

Notes:


This unit is an experimental derivative of the F-16A/B. It has a new Up Front Control Panel below the original Film Camera bracket The holds 22 illuminated push buttons and three LED, three character displays in addition to which were the normal HUD, system and Camera controls.. The PDU is very similar to ODHU0048 but only has a single Combiner Glass. Since the Up Front Control Panel legends are also in Spanish it may well be that this is a prototype for the SINT project which was supplied to the Argentine Air Force around 1981.

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