Current and Future Use of an AIDS Integrated EMS 801219
Ever since the introduction of the ignition analyser, used to monitor piston-engine performance, the airlines have been active in trying to develop more effective monitoring tools.
Once the KSSU (KLM, SAS, SWR and UTA) airline consortium decided to equip their wide-body aircraft with AIDS (Aircraft Integrated Data System) the opportunity was available to improve the Engine Monitoring System (EMS) Several examples of the use of an AIDS integrated EMS as used by KLM are presented followed by a description of an advanced EMS as specified for the Airbus Industrie A300/A310. The envisaged application of such a system concludes this paper.
In this EMS application in an Airline environment several facets of ARP-1587 are reflected (1) *.