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Speaker Amplifier

Speaker Amplifier

The Airbus has 2 speakers, located at the end of the main instrument panel. They allow the pass through of audio such as ATC from the ACP, and also aural alerts or EGPWS (Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System). The speaker volume can be independently controlled by a knob on the PFD / ND panel. The … Continue reading

Sydney Airport Feb 5th 2018

Sydney Airport Feb 5th 2018

I frequently cycle back home from work. There are some amazing views of landing aircraft at Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith) as the bike path directly crosses the approach pathway of runways 16R and 16L. These runways are usually in use during the daytime (the opposite runways 34R and 34L are in use during the night … Continue reading

Electrical Connectors

Electrical Connectors

I was fortunate to be able to recover the Airbus Avionics electrical connectors. They are usually thrown away for disposal after an aircraft teardown. In the previous Sim build connections were established using DuPont (Jumper) wiring. This was effective but not a long term solution because the connectors were not secure and had a tendency … Continue reading

Cockpit Concept: Analog Voltage Board

Cockpit Concept: Analog Voltage Board

Cockpit Concept recently launched an Analog Voltage Board which is useful for interfacing analog devices on your flight deck. The board is plug and play and fully compatible with SIOC (IOCP), ProSim (737/A320), JeeHell FMGS, Level-D 767 and FSUIPC. One Airbus gauge confirmed to be compatible with the interface board is the Airbus Triple Pressure … Continue reading