Think, for a moment, about the dashboard in the vehicle you drive. Whether your vehicle is a 1973 AMC Gremlin, a yacht, or a Boeing 747, the characteristics are the same. They all provide:
- Instant, visual indications of the most important operational parameters of the vehicle.
- Visual and/or audible indications of abnormal conditions.
- Controls for certain important functions.
- Indications that are arranged to be seen all at once.