Flight Control Computers

The Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions rugged, conduction-cooled, network centric flight control and management computer is designed to operate in a rugged UAV environment and provides a total flight control solution backed by substantial technical maturity and heritage. The flexible and open architecture of this flight control computer provides a future-proof and scalable platform to execute vehicle-tailored flight control law algorithms on Wind River VxWorks 6.x or ARINC 653 BSP. Curtiss-Wright's system solution is fully qualified to perform in rugged deployed environments.

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 System Design
  • Redundant and full authority
  • Interfaces to navigation sensors, communication system, ATC IFF, actuators and flight management subsystems
 Chassis: 1 ATR, 6U 11-slot, VME/VPX-based conduction- cooled solution
 System  Architecture: VME/VPX-based open architecture design
 System Processor: High-performance 6U single board computers (SBCs)
 I/O
  • ARINC 429 interface
  • 4-port dual redundant MIL-STD-1553 interface
  • Analog I/O (ADC/DAC/differential and discrete) – 96 ports
  • Serial I/O (EIA-422/423/232)
 Operating System  &  BSP Support: Wind River VxWorks 6.x and ARINC 653 BSP
 Power: 28 VDC MIL-STD-704E power input
 Power  Consumption: ~ 150W full configuration; 100W typical
 Dimensions: 13.87 x 8.1 x 11.59” (352.3 x 205.74 x 294.39 mm)
 Weight: 35 lb (15.88 kg)
 MTBF: depending on configuration
 Flight Hours: Over 20,000
 Safety Certification: DO-178B in-progress

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Applications

  • Network Centric Warfare(NCW)
  • Electronic Warfare (EW), electronic surveillance, electronic support measures
  • UAV flight control and management
  • Vehicle Management Computer(VMC)
  • Integrated Mission Management Computer (IMMC)
  • Real-time flight critical applications
  • Avionics bus control
  • Unmanned ground vehicle control

 

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