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MODERNIZED AVIONICS SYSTEMS FOR C-130 AIRCRAFT Astronautics Corporation of America Derek Van Dyke

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MODERNIZED AVIONICS SYSTEMS FOR C-130 AIRCRAFT Astronautics Corporation of America Derek Van Dyke
MODERNIZED AVIONICS
SYSTEMS FOR C-130 AIRCRAFT
Astronautics Corporation of America
Derek Van Dyke
Phone 414-449-4378
[email protected]
www.astronautics.com
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Astronautics Corporation of America
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Established in 1959
Major supplier of avionics equipment to:
US Government
Worldwide governments
Defense & commercial contractors
Airlines & other aircraft operators
Equipment is critical component of approximately 80% of US military aircraft
Equipment certified by FAA for multiple commercial programs
Over 50,000 aircraft worldwide have been equipped with Astronautics instruments, displays and computers
C-130 supplier for >40 years
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Overview
• Status of Astronautics C130 Avionics Upgrade Programs
• Status of Astronautics C-130 Mission System Programs
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Brazil Program Status
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Astronautics selected in July 2004 as Prime Contractor to upgrade
Brazilian AF C-130 fleet
– 10 x C130H and 1 x C130E Model Aircraft
– Advanced Avionics and Mission Systems defined, integrated and flight
tested in approximately 57 weeks
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LOT II Contract Awarded Dec 2007
– Adds 11 Aircraft to Program
• 9 C130 E Models
• 2 KC130 E Models
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15 Aircraft delivered as of 1 Sep 2010
• 10 H Models
5 E Models
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Brazil C-130 System Elements
Terrain/Traffic
Surveillance
6” x 8”
EFIS/EICAS
Dual FMS with
Embedded GPS
Standby
Instruments
Weather Radar
Dual DADC
EFB w/Digital
Map
Dual HF
Dual VHF/UHF
Dual Autopilot/
Flt Dir.
Dual VOR
Dual INS
Dual ADF
Dual
Transponder
Digital FDR &
CVR
Dual DME
Countermeasures
Dispenser System
Missile Warning
System
DF SAR
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Original Brazilian C-130 Cockpit
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Revised Brazilian C-130 Cockpit
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EFB Upgrade to Brazil Cockpit
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Chile C-130 Upgrade
Enhanced EFIS/EICAS provided for CMC Electronics upgrade
in Chile
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Astronautics Display Improvements
• Astronautics Displays support CMC Enhanced Vision video input
• Astronautics Smart displays perform analog to digital conversion
to support Thales Autopilot
• Improved system now supports:
– Hydraulic Indicators
– Control surface position indicators
– System control selections
– Status annunciations
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International C-130 Upgrade
EFIS/EICAS provided for CMC Electronics upgrade (23 Aircraft)
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CAE Weapon System Trainer
Astronautics EFIS/EICAS installed as part of CMC system in WST
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Astronautics
C-130 Mission Systems
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Astronautics Mission System For C-130
• Astronautics C4I and mission system
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being installed in International C-130 fleet
Integrated Mission and Display System
– Pilot 10.4” Tactical Flight Bag Display (TFB) and Mission Computer
– Co-Pilot 10.4” TFB and Mission Computer
– Mission Station 10.4” TFB, 15” Tactical Display and Mission Computer
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Main Features
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Tactical Display and Control
Digital moving map
Live Video Display (FLIR, Radar, CCD) – full screen or windowed
Navigation
Sensor Control (FLIR, CCD) coverage area over the map, real-time updated
In flight airborne mission planning capabilities (flight path plan & edit, landing site
visualization, Line Of Sight (LOS) check etc.
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– Data Storage
C-130 Integrated Mission System
Used as C-130 C4I
system
Tactical Flight Bag Displays
15” Tactical Display
6” x 8” TFB
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Tactical Flight Bag
Applications
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