Questions tagged [afdx]

Avionics Full-Duplex Switched Ethernet (AFDX) is a data network, patented by international aircraft manufacturer Airbus, for safety-critical applications that utilizes dedicated bandwidth while providing deterministic quality of service (QoS). The network is based on Ethernet technology using commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components.

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Is it possible to communicate an everyday computer with the ARINC bus? [closed]

Lately I've been wondering if it's possible to interface an everyday computer with the ARINC buses (either 429 or AFDX). This would be very useful for simulation, testing and prototyping purposes. ...
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What kind of cable is used to transmit signal from flight control computers to actuators?

I am a student and have been researching about ARINC 629 and AFDX. In b777 fly-by-wire system, what kind of cable is used to transmit analog signal from Actuator Control Electronic (ACE) to the ...
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Which is the difference between IMA (B777) and Open IMA (A380)?

The integrated modular avionics concept (IMA) was developed by Boeing for its B777. Open IMA is an improved version developed by Airbus starting from A380. Which are the differences? For example, I ...
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Which is the cable used in AFDX?

Avionics Full-Duplex Switched Ethernet (AFDX) is an avionics network patented by Airbus, developed starting with A380 and new standard in all new generation aircraft from Airbus factories. I know ...