Two well-known sayings immediately spring to mind when summing up the 787 cockpit and its avionics systems: "A picture is worth a thousand words," and "information is power." While Boeing's newest airplane will bristle with all the latest avionics bells and whistles, for Chief Systems Engineer Mike Sinnett its major feature is its greatly enhanced situational awareness package for pilots. "With the dual head-up displays and the greatly enhanced tactical situation displays, flightcrews ...

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