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Title:
OPERATION SUPPORT DEVICE FOR HELICOPTER
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2001039398
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide an operation support device for helicopter capable of reducing the dead angle of a pilot in the case of landing or rescue activity.

Image pickup means 3, 4 are fitted to an airframe of helicopter on the extension of a visual line of a pilot. The image pickup means 3, 4 are fitted with a space nearly equal to a space between the eyes of the pilot, and has a fisheye lens. A HMD2 is installed in a helmet 13 of the pilot, and a visual line detecting sensor 18 is fitted to the helmet 13. Singles from the visual line detecting sensor 14 and the image pickup means 3, 4 are input to a computing means 14, and an image corresponding to the visual line direction of the pilot is taken on the basis of these signals, and displayed in the HMD2.


Inventors:
NIWA TAKAYOSHI
ITO SUMIO
Application Number:
JP1999000217764
Publication Date:
February 13, 2001
Filing Date:
July 30, 1999
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
KAWASAKI HEAVY IND LTD
International Classes:
H04N7/18; B64D45/08; B64D47/08; G01C23/00; G02B27/02; (IPC1-7): B64D45/08; B64D47/08; G01C23/00; G02B27/02; H04N7/18
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Nishikyo Keiichiro (3 others)