NAVIGATION AND DETECTION SYSTEMS
THE HEAD-UP DISPLAY
The HUD is basically a reflection of the aircraft's main instrumentation reflected onto the windshield, so saving pilots the inconvenience of taking their eyes off whatever's ahead. TFX also features a fundamental helmet-based HUD. For further details, see THE HEAD-UP DISPLAY on page 18.
Press and hold an Alt key then press the H key to toggle the
HUD ON or OFF.
TARGET LOCK Your aircraft can track up to 10 targets at once.
Press the C key to toggle the lock between targets.
A complete overview of your surroundings. Different colored dots
represent enemy and friendly installations and airborne craft.
For further details, see THE MAP on page 14.
Press the M key to toggle the map ON or OFF.
THE MULTI-FUNCTION DISPLAYS
Each aircraft has three MFDs from which a wealth of information
is easily accessed. For further details, see MULTI-FUNCTION
DISPLAYS on page 14.
Press the 1 key to cycle through MFD1.
Press the 2 key to cycle through MFD2.
Press the 3 key to cycle through MFD3.
TOGGLE TARGET VIEWS
Accessed through MFD1.
Press the N key to switch between target views.
THE MFD RADAR
A simplified overview of the friendly and enemy units in the
vicinity. For further details, see THE MULTI-FUNCTION DISPLAY
RADAR on page 16.
Press the R key to switch the radar range between 50 miles, 30
miles, 10 miles and 2 miles.
Communications from AWACS, control towers, your on-board computer and other pilots appear frequently. Take note of what's said. Press the L key to display the last displayed message.
INFRARED NIGHT SIGHT
Yes, you too can see in the dark without the aid of carrots. Press and hold the left-hand shift key then press the N key to toggle the infrared night sight ON or OFF.
From the manual