3 Aircraft Information Management System


Aircraft Information Management System

The Aircraft Information Management System (AIMS) is the "brains" of Boeings 777 aircraft. It uses four ARINC 629 buses to transfer information. There are 2 cabinets on each plane (left and right).

History

The Intel 80x86 Ada Run-Time System was the first to be worked on, and developed. Later the AMD 29050 micro processor chip was used in full scale development.

Functions

Primary Functions

* Thrust controls
* Flight management functions
* Communications

Other Functions

* Primary Flight Displays
* Flight Data Recorder System
* Aircraft Conditioning System

External links

* [http://www.ddci.com/display_success_story-filename-programs_boeing777.php Boeing 777 Airplane Information Management System]
* [http://www.aerospace-technology.com/projects/boeing777/ Boeing 777 Airliner - Aerospace Technology]


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