Cockpit Systems Integration
Esterline CMC Electronics has vast experience in cockpit integration that spans a very broad range of platforms including commercial air transport aircraft such as the B747, DC-10 and MD-80; military transports and helicopters such as the P-3 patrol aircraft, C-130 air transport, and the UH-60, HH-60M and HH-60L Black Hawk helicopter; as well as numerous trainer aircraft including the Hawker Beechcraft T-6B, Alenia Aermacchi M-311 jet demonstrator, the Korean Aerospace Industries KT-1C and the upgraded Patria Hawk Mk51.
Whether serving in the role of prime contractor, systems integrator or avionics management systems supplier, CMC has all the required engineering and program management tools including impressive System Integration laboratories, leading-edge Human Factors expertise, as well as a comprehensive package of in-house training and other long-term logistical and support services as required.
All CMC cockpit systems offerings are based on a combination of advanced avionics products from the company’s own portfolio of core navigation and display products, complemented by key building blocks from the company’s highly respected partners.
Cockpit 9000 for C-130 and other Transport Category Aircraft
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Cockpit 9000 is an integrated digital glass cockpit that is tailored to the requirements of transport category aircraft, both civil and military, and especially including the C-130. At its core, the CMA-9000 Flight Management System (FMS) combines with the company’s advanced Global Positioning and Landing System (GLS) to provide an extremely accurate navigation solution for all flight phases from departure to non-precision approach and in compliance with published international CNS/ATM navigational mandates and growth provisions.
Concerning the overall cockpit displays, CMC as system integrator provides a complete solution as part of Cockpit 9000, through selection of equipment solutions from the company’s partners as appropriate for each customer’s unique needs. Optional elements of Cockpit 9000 may include other CMC products such as the company’s Electronic Flight Bag, Enhanced Vision System as well as SATCOM solutions.
CMC’s system integration experience encompasses its role in C-130 cockpit modernization with over 10 international customers; its prime contractor role on Canada’s Maritime Surveillance CP-140 (P-3) fleet; and its B-747 Classic cockpit modernization role with prestigious operators such as Air France, KLM, Qantas, Saudi Arabia Airlines and several others. As part of the KLM B747-200/300 project, CMC was awarded the “Systems Integrator of the Year” award by Avionics magazine.
Heli 4000 Integrated Glass Cockpit Avionics
The Heli 4000 is an integrated Glass Cockpit based on an open system architecture providing scalability for multi-role applications, network-centric architectures and future growth.
Open multi-processor architecture with 3U/6U cPCI cards with configurable PMC modules.
Mission Computer, Flight/Display Management System, HUD, Multifunction Displays.
Navigation, communications, database, mission and display software, including digital map generation.
Human Factors Engineering
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