The Society of Flight Test Engineers 
                                                   

 


 

ABSTRACT


775 TS/ENVS, 412 TW, Edwards AFB

  Avionics (aviation electronics) are electronic systems used on aircraft, artificial satellites and spacecraft, including communication, navigation, radar, electro-optical, electronic warfare, stores management, controls and displays. This presentation will discuss avionics and instrumentation from the earliest days of flight to the present, focusing on advancements in technology that led to improvements in military capability, and how the new systems were used during conflicts.