Airbus Interfacing

Airbus Interfacing

Interfacing an Airbus with a Flight Simulator requires some technical skill. Korry switches and push buttons can simply be interfaced to an I/O board, many which exist in the market. Most boards on the market today are only compatible with LEDs – the challenge is finding an I/O solution which can drive the current requirement … Continue reading

German Engineering

German Engineering

Received these parts from my German friends today – the ATC/Transponder knob is from  Cockpit Concept — looks completely identical to the genuine knob. The circuit board is from Volker and amplifies the current from your existing I/O boards (such as those from FDS, or OC). Why do you need such a function? If you’re working … Continue reading

Some Progress

Some Progress

We have a group of very smart enthusiasts working on Airbus avionics. Today I received some help from Christoph and James to get the ATC transponder and Radio Management Panel turned on. Christoph is the founder of Cockpit Concept and manufactures Airbus panels, ARINC interface boards, and other electronics. In addition, Christoph developed the CPDLC client … Continue reading