Head-up Guidance System (HGS™) Series
Climb onboard with Captain Joe and experienced commercial pilots as they demonstrate the use of the Collins Aerospace Head-up Guidance System in different flight scenarios encountered worldwide.
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First Officer Joe Diebolder, Cargolux Airlines International
Captain Christof Kemeny
Pilot, Lufthansa CityLine
Captain Peter Koch
Pilot, Swiss International Airlines
Pilots discuss and demonstrate how using HGS simplifies staying centered during takeoff.
The demands of heavy aircraft, a contaminated or short runway and low visibility conditions can pose a braking challenge. Pilots discuss and demonstrate how HGS can optimize brake performance.
Watch a commercial pilot use HGS to maintain control when the takeoff wasn’t as expected.
In the absence of automatic rudder input, pilots discuss and demonstrate HGS in response to engine failure during takeoff.
After receiving a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory, pilots discuss and demonstrate how to identify the correct vertical speed using HGS.
Using the Collins FMS and HGS, pilots discuss and demonstrate the ease of landing in low-visibility conditions.
Pilots discuss and demonstrate the advantages of HGS during low-visibility or CAT III A conditions despite having the auto-land capability.
Join Captain Joe and commercial pilots as they discuss and demonstrate the use of Collins HGS during a RNP approach with steep angle.
Pilots discuss and demonstrate how HGS helps prevent landing short of the runway when flying manually with the auto throttle off.
Join Captain Joe and commercial pilots as they discuss and demonstrate the use of Collins HGS during a long landing.
Join Captain Joe and commercial pilots as they discuss and demonstrate the use of Collins HGS when landing on a wet and slippery runway.
Captain Daniel Nater, Swiss International Airlines flight instructor on A220, discusses with Captain Joe how he uses Collins' head-up guidance system and head-up display to train pilots.
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