Solutions for the T-50, FA-50


Project Specifications:

Started development in 2003

Delivered first system in 2003

Delivered most recent system in 2013

Systems are currently in use in the field

Customer Requirements:
   →Utilize automation to reduce the costs of display testing by minimizing dependency on human input
   →Test precision and accuracy of the position, line width and brightness of images projected
        on the following three displays associated with the T-50:
         →Electronic Display Unit (EDU) [T-50 HUD]
         →Electronic Flight Indicator (EFI) [T-50 LCD Display]
         →Color Multi-Function Display (CMFD) [T-50 LCD Display]

Spectron's Solution:

Core DASH System:

DASH Fixturing:

→The Camera, Transport, Controller and

Fixtures were developed to hold all three

Stroke Generator are the main components
of the customer's displays
in the Core DASH System
An Optical Breadboard was developed
→The Camera is mounted in the Transport
as a base on which to mount the Camera /
→The Camera / Transport module is
Transport module and all of the Fixtures
connected to the Controller with the
All Fixtures are equipped with three
DASH Cable 
bushings that easily mount on corresponding
→The Core DASH System uses electronics,
bushings in the Optical Breadboard, allowing
robotics and optics to test displays
for precise positioning of each Fixture

Additional info on the Core DASH System

Additional info on the DASH Fixturing

DASH Self-Alignment Systems:

DASH Accessories:

The HUD Simulator mounts in the HUD

Each DASH Accessory was designed to

Fixture, in the same position as the HUD   
either complement the design of the DASH
The HUD Simulator is equipped with
System or to fulfill specific auxiliary
three collimator tubes that the Core DASH

customer requirements

System uses to determine exactly where the
HUD Fixture is holding the T-50 HUD
This form of internal metrology helps  


reduce the costs of display testing by 
minimizing dependency on human input

Additional info on the Self-Alignment Systems

 Additional info on the DASH Accessories

Pricing for the DASH System HOMESolutions for Specific Aircraft Displays

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