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Flight Warning Computer (FWC) redundancy

Flight Warning Computer (FWC) redundancy

The Airbus aircraft has built-in multiple redundancy and alert systems in case of a catastrophic failure. The Flight Warning Computers (FWC) presents failures to the pilots in the upper and lower ECAM displays and also the glare annunciators. Three annunciators – Master Warning, Master Caution, Autoland are available on each pilots side (six in total). … Continue reading

CAVOK Simulations FCU Interface Board

CAVOK Simulations FCU Interface Board

CAVOK Simulations have now launched their FCU AIRINC Interface Board ARC-FCU-217. The board interfaces with an OEM A320 series Flight Control Unit (PN K217) and is compatible with X-Plane (Flight Factor A320 Ultimate and ToLiss). There are plans for future Prepar3D avionics support. The board has built in QuickConnect Plug and Play system using custom … Continue reading

Trim Wheel Interfacing (Jeehell FMGS)

Trim Wheel Interfacing (Jeehell FMGS)

The Airbus trim wheel can be interfaced directly with Jeehell FMGS using the Sidentus Trade & Technology GmbH FDSMotorTrimWheelCtr software. Requirements – Jeehell FMGS, PhidgetMotorControl HC, FSUIPC (registered), potentiometer (joystick) I/O, Phidget21 Libraries First ensure the trim has been mechanically setup correctly. A DC motor attached to a clutch and gears connected to a potentiometer … Continue reading

Fenix / Prosim – Level of Fidelity

Fenix / Prosim – Level of Fidelity

Some valid points from a forum post by DEHowie, a real world Airbus training Captain: https://www.avsim.com/forums/topic/620248-fenix-a320-engine-out-weirdiness/?do=findComment&comment=4792172 – Speaking of old lets talk Prosim which is the base for Fenix it itself is extremely old with literally being at least 20 years old as a basis meaning most ECAMS have had extensive modification by Airbus. In … Continue reading

Jeehell FMGS SimBrief Integration

Jeehell FMGS SimBrief Integration

With the most recent Jeehell FMGS update SimBrief is now integrated into the FMGS allowing for convenient flight plan loading. SimBrief flight plans can be loaded into the FMGS by using the INIT REQUEST MCDU function or using the CO RTE (Company Route) import function. To use the INIT REQ function first enter your SimBrief … Continue reading

Jeehell FMGS Update 57.0.2

Jeehell FMGS is now available for download. What’s new in B57.0:-Added Simbrief Support. You need to setup your Simbrief ID in the MCDU, in MCDU MENU -> SIM MENU page. The software will retrieve your latest OFP from simbrief and insert it in the SEC FPLN for review (works only on ground and engines shut).-Updated … Continue reading

Jeehell FMGS Intercom – The Ultimate Pilot Training Tool

Jeehell FMGS Intercom – The Ultimate Pilot Training Tool

The avionics program Jeehell FMGS includes an incredible pilot training tool – a full featured intercom application. The program simulates aircraft intercom functionality. Headsets and boom microphones can be setup for the pilots, and even an instructor. The program integrates directly with the Airbus Audio Control Panel (ACP) and the push-to-talk (PTT) buttons of the … Continue reading