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Project 956 HUD Pilot's Display Unit

Technical Information

Catalogue No: C0046
Category: Head-Up Display [HUD]
Object Type: Display Unit
Object Name: Project 956 HUD Pilot's Display Unit
Part No: 79-071-01
Serial No: 003
Manufacturer: Marconi Avionics
Division: Airborne Display [ADD]
Year of Manufacture: circa 1984
Dimensions: Width (mm): 255
Height (mm): 280
Depth (mm): 575
Weight (g): 15,180
Location: Rack RAA14 (HUD DUs) [Mezzanine Store]

Marconi Avionics Limited
Display Unit
Part 79-071-01
Ser 003
Clean glass with Fed Spec O-E-760 Alcohol & Lens Tissue


This PDU had a UFCP in a "U" shape around a Camera and had two side modules. The very large Camera was the British Type 2032 film camera with capability to interchange rolls of film while airborne. Each roll of film lasted more than 2 minutes.

Around 436 HUDs of this type were made.

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