UAL; retired hinge
IIRC the MC's original plan was to get all F-35B's until around 2011 when General Amos requested several squadrons of F-35C's to keep the Corps in the TacAir integration plan.
The helmet is the HUD. You can put up an EFI on the glass with a single HOTAS button press if need be. There’s also a standby beneath the main displays that’s always on.F-35 lost due to spatial disorientation...
Does F-35 have a traditional EFIS type ADI/AI? How do you guys know where the horizon is relative to FP? Is it all incorporated in the wonder helmet / visor?
The pilot of a Japan Air Self-Defense Force plane that plunged into the Pacific Ocean probably experienced spatial disorientation, the JASDF said.www.stripes.com