This document recommends criteria for the control and display of communications and navigation equipment on the flight deck. The equipment includes: a Communications: Ultra High Frequency (UHF), Very High Frequency (VHF), and High Frequency (HF) Radios, Cabin/Service Interphones, Public Address (PA), Select Call (SELCAL), Call Select (CALSEL), Satellite Communications (SATCOM). b Navigation: Very High Frequency Omnidirectional Range (VOR), Tactical Air Navigation (TACAN), Automatic Direction Finder (ADF), Distance Measuring Equipment (DME), Instrument Landing System (ILS), Markers (MKR), Omega, Very Low Frequency (VLF), Inertial Navigation Systems (INS), Inertial Reference Systems (IRS), Satellite Navigation (SATNAV), Low Range Radio Altimeter (LRRA). c Weather Radar d Data Link: Company, Air Traffic Control (ATC) Transponders (Mode-S) and others.
This document recommends design criteria for the Flight Deck Alerting System. The FAS shall enhance safety of flight by providing early crew recognition of aircraft system or component status or malfunction as well as of crew operational error. The FAS, therefore, relates to aircraft configuration and flight phase as well as the aircraft systems. To fulfill this objective, the FAS must attract the attention of the crew, must state with clarity the nature and location of the problem, and must be highly reliable and thoroughly responsive to the operational requirements and environment. Wherever possible, it should provide guidance as to the corrective action.
This annex recommends additional design objectives applicable when control laws or control characteristics are modified for the purpose of Flight Envelope Awareness/Protection. While only manually controlled flight is addressed, it is assumed that Autoflight, Autothrottle, or Autothrust performance is compatible.
This document recommends criteria for the installation and operation of a printer intended for use by flight crew members on the flight deck. The printer is used to supply the flight crew with hard copies of information that originates from data sources such as FMS, EDMS, ACMS, CMS, and data link. These criteria are in addition to the specifications of the referenced ARINC Characteristic 744A.
This SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) provides guidance to achieve the optimum integration of new aircraft systems which have an impact on the cockpit layout or crew operating procedures. This process may also be used for modification of existing cockpits.
This Aerospace Standard (AS), establishes minimum performance standards for those sensors, computers, transponders, and airplane flight deck controls/displays which together comprise a Takeoff Performance Monitor (TOPM) System. This standard also defines functional capabilities, design requirements, and test procedures. A TOPM system is intended to monitor the progress of the takeoff and to provide advisory information which the crew may use in conjunction with other available cues to decide to continue or abort the takeoff. See Appendix A for supplementary information relating to NTSB, CAA, and ad hoc committee concerns and background information.