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ARINC 429 and Voltage Board Interfacing

ARINC 429 and Voltage Board Interfacing

How many boards are required to enable full flight deck functionality and normal operation on an Airbus A320 OEM Flight Simulator? Transceiver – Transmits and receives communicationTransmitter – Transmits communicationReceiver – Receives communication Radio Management Panel – 1x ARINC 429 Lo Speed Transceiver for each RMP; each board controls an output VHF ECAM Control Panel … Continue reading

Trim Wheel Motorization

Trim Wheel Motorization

Original implementation by Simon and Holt Motorization of the trim wheel requires extensive planning, engineering, and trial and error. Parts required: Airbus Pedestal and throttle quadrant with trim wheel mechanism intact 10 turn precision potentiometer (Vishay model 534) Custom gear mounting disc plate Custom potentiometer mounting plate 4 rods (6 mm diameter, 140 mm length) … Continue reading

Airbus OEM Parts Sale (Nearly all gone)

Airbus OEM Parts Sale (Nearly all gone)

New Years sale -Genuine OEM A320 parts on offer.  Items ship from Sydney, Australia. Please contact if interested. Captain ND/PFD MIP Panel (RESERVED) $300Terr on ND MIP Panel (RESERVED) $130Autobrake MIP Panel (RESERVED) $300Pedestal Engine Panel $200Pedestal Switching Panel $150Aft Overhead Vent panel (2 vents) $120Aft Overhead ELT panel $180Aft CVR Head Set/Oxygen Panel $250Aft … Continue reading

Safety first #27

Safety first #27

Safety first #27 Engine Thrust Management – Thrust setting at takeoff Preventing Violent Door Opening due to Residual Cabin Pressure Preventing Inadvertent Slide Deployments Lessons Learned about the Teach-in Function Safety first is published by the Product Safety department. It is a source of specialist safety information for the use of airlines who fl y … Continue reading

Cockpit Foundation Design

Cockpit Foundation Design

With the assistance of our UK engineer friend Richard and CockpitSOLID the Soarbywire now has a cockpit foundation conceptual model to work with. To achieve the requirements, a modular type structure was designed out of 40×40 aluminium profiles. These profiles are lightweight and extremely robust in nature and have been commonly used in home cockpit … Continue reading