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SCHOOL OF AERONAUTICAL
SCIENCES
ENGINEERING ELECTIVE

ELEMENTS OF AVIONICS
(AED 252)
syllabus
UNIT – I INTRODUCTION TO AVIONICS
• History of Avionics –Needs of Avionics – Role of Avionics in civil and
military Aircraft. Evolution of avionics system Architecture.
UNIT – II AIRCRAFT INSTRUMENTS SYSTEM
• Pitot Tube – Flight Instruments: ASI, VSI, Altimeter, Attitude Indicator,
Heading Indicator, Turn coordinator – Engine Instruments:EGT,Tachometer.
UNIT – III COCKPITS & FLIGHT DECK
• Display technologies LED, LCD, CRT, and
flat Panel Display. HUD, HMD, Night vision goggles, MFD, MFK, Virtual
cockpit – HOTAS
UNIT – IV NAVIGATION
• Definition – Types of Navigation – Radio Navigation: ADF, DME, VOR, ILS –
Inertial Navigation System: Block Diagram Strap down INS – Satellite
Navigation: GPS
UNIT – V AUTOPILOT
• Autopilot Concepts – Autopilot Function – Flight Director – Follow Route –
Fly Heading – Maintain Altitude – Block Diagrams.
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AVIONICS
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electronics applied to aviation
UNIT – I INTRODUCTION TO
AVIONICS

History of Avionics
Needs of Avionics
Needs of Avionics
• Reduce crew workload
• Reduce weight
• Increase Safety and efficiently
• All weather operation
• Reduce maintenance cost
• Increase aircraft performance and control
• Improved handling
Needs of Avionics
• Secured communication
• Data acquisition
• Fly by wire control system
• Guidance and control
• Autopilot
Role of Avionics in civil and military
Aircraft
Systems which directly interface with the pilot
are
• Displays
• Communication
• Data Entry and Control
• Flight Control System
Main avionic subsystems
Data Bus
Aircraft State Sensors
Navigation
External World Sensors
Task Automation