The Jet Age (1958 - Today)

Airbus A320 Glass Cockpit Display

The exhibition features this cockpit display with a computer-simulated takeoff and landing of an Airbus A320 from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
The A320 was the first airliner equipped with a glass cockpit and digital fly-by-wire flight controls, which provide more information to the pilot while enhancing safety and efficiency.

Credit: Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

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