|Object Name:||Solid-State Altimeter|
|Division:||Powerplant Systems [PSD]|
|Year of Manufacture:||circa 1988|
|Location:||Triple Shelf Unit R (indicators) [Main Store]|
GEC Avionics Ltd
In the late 1980’s the Company Research Labortaory, FARL, collaborated with the Powerplant Systems Division to develop a range of aircraft instruments using Liquid Crystal Displays. Flight trials of an LCD Standby Instrument Panel were undertaken in the RAE Farnborough Hunter. This unit is marked as an S S Altimeter, presumably for Solid State, was produced for the Hawk 100 and is a Mk I Mono LCD Navigation Display.