Traxsys Input Products high reliability trackballs are the choice of major aerospace systems providers and the manufacturers of civil and military aeroplanes. The growth of “glass cockpits” has enabled Traxsys Input Products to supply high reliability duplex input systems for cursor control that are now the choice of many aircraft operators worldwide. Similar products are available for simulation purposes, as well as high performance products for air traffic control applications.
The cursor control device is used in conjunction with multi-function displays (MFD’s) to provide quick and simple access to aircraft information via the use of drop down menus. Situational awareness is increased by reducing the pilot workload. Further benefits are that the CCD device is also cheaper, lighter, requires less wiring and offers increased reliability and functionality.