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FliteScene® Digital Map

FliteScene in the Cockpit

A real-time digital mapping solution that can support any platform

FliteScene supports a standard OpenGL interface that allows for seamless integration with COTS processors and graphic accelerators. This open-architecture approach provides a powerful digital map capability that can support any platform. FliteScene can be run as a standalone application or integrated in with your existing applications. FliteScene has been designed from the ground up to be portable and runs on every major operating system, embedded, desktop, and mobile.

Digital maps for law enforcement, fire, search and rescue and commercial applications

FliteScene’s wide variety of features are just as useful for civilian applications such as law enforcement, fire, search and rescue, commercial security, and any other use that can benefit from real-time digital mapping and situational awareness.

Your evolving real-time digital mapping solution

FliteScene is a continually evolving product, allowing it to grow and adapt to your changing needs.

FliteScene Downloads

  • L3Harris FliteScene Sell Sheet

    FliteScene Sell Sheet

  • L3Harris FliteScene Overview

    FliteScene Overview

  • L3Harris FliteScene Features

    FliteScene Features Sheet

FliteScene® Digital Map Specifications

Processor independent 32 bit, 64 bit, multi-core, core affinity support

OpenGL 1.3, OpenGL SC 1.0.1, OpenGL ES 2.0

Operating systems VxWorks, VxWorks-653, INTEGRITY, INTEGRITY-178 tuMP, LynxOS-178b, Raspberry Pi, Linux, Windows, Android, iOS
Memory Configurable at initialization; 128 MB system, 128 MB video suggested
Flexible API Functional, network, HMI
File system

Local, NFS, FTP, NTFS, HTTP, Samba, Flash

FACE conformance General purpose profile
FACE aligned Safety base profile, safety extended profile
Database Standards
Imagery CIB®, GeoTIFF, GeoPDF, MrSID
Street maps Any source (e.g. OpenStreetMap) converted to GeoTIFF
Aviation DAFIF-T, airfield foundation data, ARINC 424 (FAA NACO)
Vertical obstructions TFADS-O, DVOF shapefiles
Elevation DTED Level 0, 1, and 2; RDTED 750m, 150m, and 37.5m; HRTE Level 3, 4, and 5
Depth DBDB-V (CHRTR 2, 1, 0.5, 0.1, and 0.05 arc minutes)
3D models

OBJ format


XML format

Approach plates FLIP, GeoTIFF, & GeoPDF
Image formats Bitmap, JPEG, JPEG 2000, PDF, PNG, TIFF, Icon
Fonts TTF format
Display modes 2D plan view, 3D perspective (cockpit, wingman/exocentric), data frame
Display features Multi-channel, pan/slew, zoom, orientation, decenter, brightness/color control (monochrome/NVG)
Underlay Support for multiple layers: charts, imagery, street maps, terrain mode
Elevation overlays Slope shading, contour lines, elevation bands, height above terrain (HAT)
Depth (Bathymetry) overlays Slope shading, depth contours, and depth banding
Intervisibility Visibility patterns (area or spoke), range rings, symbols (pop-up and predefined object management), threat characteristics file, group declutter
DAFIF / ARINC 424 Navaids (VHF, NDB), waypoints, en route airways, heliports, airports, runways, airspaces (restricted, controlled)
Vertical obstructions Manual CHUM, ECHUM, TFADS-O, DVOF
Tactical symbols MIL-STD-2525C appendices A, B, D, E, and G
General symbols Line, polygon, arc, icon, string, text box
Mission planning symbols JMPS and AMPS: drawing files, local points, MCHUM
Airspaces ATO, ACO, time affectivity
Cursor Hook, data request, highlight, configurable icon
Vehicle symbols Multi-vehicle (ownship, UAV), multi-sensor, vehicle symbol (configurable 3D model), trend dots, sensor pattern, sensor point-of-intercept, vehicle history display and log, ownship visibility
Route symbols Waypoints, legs (turn, serpentine, racetrack, great circle, rhumb line), speed/altitude gates
Line-of-sight Clear line-of-sight (CLOS), point-of-intercept (POI), range/bearing, elevation profile

North indicator, compass rose, MAGVAR, 3D landing zone

Search patterns Parallel track, expanding square, sector search, search areas (elapsed time)
Data request Coordinate conversion, MGRS, DDMMSS, elevation request, depth request, dataframe response, CLOS, POI, screen capture, product availability
U.S. DoD
U.S. Army AH-64D, AH-64E, CH-47F, UH-60L, UH-60M, UH-60V
ARSOC MH-47G, MH-60M, AH-6, MH-6
U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y, AH-1Z, CH-53E, CH-53K, VH-60N
U.S. Navy MH-60R, MH-60S
U.S. Coast Guard MH-60T, MH-65E, HC-130H, HC-144A
U.S. Air Force F-16C, F-16D, HH-60W
International Australia, Canada, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Mexico, Netherlands, Saudi, Singapore, Spain, UAE, United Kingdom
Commercial S-70i

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