The mission was the first to fly with the "glass cockpit".
The F-22 features a glass cockpit with no analog flight instruments.
In the 1991 patent, a glass cockpit can be seen at the front.
A full glass cockpit is planned for a future update.
A glass cockpit was first used after this mission.
The biggest advantage of the glass cockpit is that the black boxes can talk to one another.
Still, about 90 percent of the pilots saw the glass cockpit as a big step forward.
The 429 has glass cockpit with 3-axis autopilot and flight director standard.
Many modern general aviation aircraft are available with glass cockpits.
SmartDeck is one of the many systems available today known as a "glass cockpit."