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AFDX-ARINC664

—— Concept, Design, Implementation and Beyond Introduction “Avionic Full-Duplex Switched Ethernet” (AFDX), designated ARINC …

Development Standards

Software Requirements Standards Software Requirements Standards define the methods, rules, and tools to be used to develop the high-level …

The FANS Advantage

Digital data link communications is part of airspace modernization efforts around the world. Compliance with mandates may affect you, as an …

LPV

Localizer performance with vertical guidance (LPV) are the highest precision GPS (WAAS enabled) aviation instrument approach procedures …

Aircraft Speed

In aviation, V-speeds are standard terms used to define airspeeds important or useful to the operation of all aircraft. These speeds are …

FMS Certification Design Considerations

Partitioning Considerations Manufacturers should carefully consider the internal structure of software in partitioning sub-functions within …

Navaid

Navaid System provides guidance information or position data for the efficient and safe operation of aircraft supported by one or more …

Types of Flight Plan

I saw different types of FPLN like ACT FPLN , SEC FPLN, ALTN FPLN, MOD FPLN are quite confusing, and I did search on Google hoping to get …

Acronyms and Abbreviations in Avionics

Recently, our new FMS team is struggling with avionics technical acronyms and abbreviations. For example, someone was not able to …

Standards for Writing Requirements

I had a 3-hour-meeting today just discussing how the requirements should look like. In this meeting, some real requirements we wrote were …

Flight Legs

Flight plan allows you to see your course on the map, provides autopilot guidance to track it automatically, and organizes its waypoint …

Onboard Loadable Software

Onboard Loadable Software Many newer airplanes, such as the Boeing 737-600/-700/-800/-900, 747-400, 767, and 777, feature loadable systems …

FMS introduction

Overall Previously, flight crew size is 4 which are Pilot, First Officer, Flight engineer who calculates PERF data and navigation engineer. …