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Civil HUD Combiner Glass

Technical Information

Catalogue No: C1701
Category: Head-Up Display [HUD]
Object Type: Module/Sub-Assembly/Component
Object Name: Civil HUD Combiner Glass
Part No: None
Serial No: None
Manufacturer: Marconi Electronic Systems
Division: Airborne Display [ADD]
Platform(s): Boeing 737
Year of Manufacture: circa 2000
Dimensions: Width (mm): 210
Height (mm): 280
Depth (mm): 35
Weight (g): 428
Location: Rack RAA13 (HUD DU Parts) [Mezzanine Store]



A prototype variation of Combiner Glass for the Overhead Unit of the Civil HUD 2022 for Boeing 737

The Combiner is curved and only 4mm thick with a frequency selective coating made up of several hundred layers of variable refractive index material called a ‘rugate’ coating. This coating was originally called a synthetic hologram to make it sound impressive! The Combiner weighs only 340gms.

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