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

Weather Control Panel Pinout

Weather Control Panel Pinout

Weather Radar, Collins Type WCP-701 PN 622-5129-020 pinouts Connector J1 Power +28 VDC M/L (GND) Integral Backlight +5 VDC P/e On/Off V/G (pinouts are used for a voltage self test but can be substituted for joystick button functionality)Predictive Windshear Auto-On/Disable g ARINC429 (low speed) <h connect to ARINC429 board INPUT A <j connect to ARINC429 … Continue reading

Airbus Pedestal Complete

Airbus Pedestal Complete

It has taken several years to source all the parts for the pedestal; it is now finally complete. Most avionics and flight surface controls on the pedestal can be interfaced to the system software either with ARINC 429 boards or joystick boards. At this time one OEM Thales MCDU has been sent to Simulator Solutions … Continue reading

Jet330 MCDU Update

Jet330 MCDU Update

Captain Horgan has made significant progress in his MCDU conversion project. Using a genuine Thales/Honeywell MCDU, he has been able to interface it directly with Jeehell FMGS. No disassembly of the original MCDU is required. It looks like only a few more bugs need to be ironed out. Fantastic work. Check out his Facebook page … Continue reading

Rudder Trim Panel Pinouts

Rudder Trim Panel Pinouts

Rudder Trim Pinouts Parking Brake (ON/OFF), 2124VC, A/C Back Light Trim Indicator, 2125VC, U/V (Gnd) Back Light Plate Integral Light, 2125VC, T/S (Gnd) Power 28V DC, 2124VC, V/T (Gnd) Reset Sw, 2124VC, E/K Rudder Left Sw, 2124VC, F/M Rudder Right Sw, 2124VC, H/M ARINC 429 Output, 2125VC, P, R (if using Cockpit Concept ARINC 429 … Continue reading