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

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

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

ProSim-AR A320 – Growing Pains

ProSim-AR A320 – Growing Pains

This opinions express in this article are based on over four years evaluating the ProSimA320 avionics suite and receiving countless feedback from commercial and personal consumer users of the software. Humble Beginings  When the avionics suite ProSimA320 was initially announced by ProSim-AR there was excitement within the commercial and enthusiast community. There were few other … Continue reading

Display Power Management

Display Power Management

For accurate display management it is important that each display unit monitor (LCD) is controlled by the appropriate aircraft power bus. This allows for correct simulation and power monitor (on/off) output behaviour. Avionics software such as ProSimA320 and Jeehell FMGS are able to manage the screen displays but this is done at a software level. … Continue reading

Airbus Simulator 2021 and Beyond

Airbus Simulator 2021 and Beyond

Happy holidays – we look forward to further development and features for our Flight Simulators in 2021! ProSimA320 In November ProSim-AR launched a preview release of their avionics program compatible with the latest Microsoft Flight Simulator software. The release has significant bugs – expect an iterative improvement process by the ProSim development team going forward. … Continue reading

A ProSim Conundrum

A ProSim Conundrum

OPINION ProSimA320 was marketed as a complete aviation training program when it was initially released (version 1.0) back in January 2017. At a price point of €1500, there were expectations the program was full featured and complete as it had been in development for several years. The ProSim team were experienced developers having released the … Continue reading