In below video, you can see Test Pilot Andy Blythe is giving the briefing about Cockpit of the Eurofighter Typhoon In the Typhoon development simulator at Warton, UK
He explains the philosophy behind the Typhoon’s advanced Man-machine interface
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The Typhoon incorporates
- Three full-color multi-function head-down displays (MHDDs)
- A wide-angle head-up display (HUD) with forward-looking infrared (FLIR)
- A voice and hands-on throttle and stick
- A Helmet Mounted Symbology System (HMSS)
- A Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS)
- A manual data-entry facility (MDEF) located on the left glare shield and a fully integrated aircraft warning system with a dedicated warnings panel (DWP).
The aircraft is controlled by a center stick and left-hand throttles
Designed on a Hand on Throttle and Stick (HOTAS) principle to lower pilot workloads.
Eurofighter Typhoon used the CAPTOR-E or CAESAR
CAPTOR Active Electronically Scanned Array Radar is an active electronically scanned array derivative of the original CAPTOR radar
The Passive Infra-Red Airborne Track Equipment (PIRATE) system is an infrared search and track (IRST) system
It is mounted on the port side of the fuselage, forward of the windscreen
The Eurofighter Typhoon have two Eurojet EJ200 engines, each capable of providing up to 60 kN