GE Wins Orders from Lee Air for High Density Avionics Interface
July 15, 2014
ARINC 429 databus will be deployed on Cessna aircraft
HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Intelligent Platforms (NYSE:GE) today announced that it had secured
orders from Lee Air of Wichita, Ks for substantial quantities of GE’s
CEI-430 high density ARINC 429 intelligent interface for PC/104™-Plus
which will be deployed within Cessna aircraft avionics systems.
“GE has a long history of delivering leading edge embedded avionics
solutions - MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 429, AFDX or ARINC 664 - to aircraft
manufacturers,” said Benton Daniel, Leader, Avionics Business Unit at GE
Intelligent Platforms, “helping them to deploy their projects into
military and commercial environments around the world.”
The CEI-430 provides complete, integrated databus functionality for up
to 24 channels of ARINC 429 or 575 along with ARINC 717, 573 and other
selected 2-wire, 32-bit protocols, on a PC/104-Plus or PCI-104 platform.
The CEI-430 supports maximum data throughput on all 24 ARINC 429
channels while providing on-board message scheduling, label filtering,
multiple buffering options, time-tagging and error detection.
Configurations with support for ARINC 717, ARINC 573, and IRIG-B
receiver (AM or DC/TTL) and generator (DC/TTL) support are optional. The
IRIG-B DC level output signal can be utilized to synchronize time stamps
across multiple boards. Ruggedized configurations with extended
operating temperatures are also available.
About GE Intelligent Platforms
GE Intelligent Platforms is a General Electric company, headquartered in
Charlottesville, VA and part of GE Energy Management. The company’s work
in the military/aerospace segment, headquartered in Huntsville, AL, and
Towcester, England, provides one of the industry’s broadest ranges of
high performance, rugged, SWaP-optimized embedded computing platforms.
Backed by programs that provide responsive customer support and minimize
long term cost of ownership for multi-year programs, GE’s solutions are
designed to help customers minimize program risk and cost, and to speed
time-to-market. For more information, visit defense.ge-ip.com.
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