Navy F/A-18 Crash Survivable Flight Incident Recorder (CSFIR).
SMITHS INDUSTRIES AEROSPACE AND DEFENSESYSTEMS INC GRAND RAPIDS MI GRAND RAPIDS DIV
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On 17-18 November 1998 Representatives from the Navy, Boeing and Smiths Industries met at the Naval Air Weapons Development Center, China Lake, CA. The objective of this meeting was to provide an update on this program including the Program Overview, Task Description, Deliverable Items, Schedule, Status of the Interface Control Document, Software Design, System Test Plans, Software Requirement Specification Review. In addition to the briefing material, the following items were discussed 1. Since the proposed FA-18 CSFIR installation does not include a download connector, the existing ANAUQ-76A will not work without incorporating a different interface cabling scheme. Bill Parillo requested SI provide informal schematics for such an interface cable for the following two configurations SI action item 7 The ANAUQ-76A interfaces to the CSFIR on the aircraft. The ANAUQ-76A interfaces to the CSFIR off the aircraft and on the bench. 2. Bill Parillo asked China Lake how long they would need the CSFIR VADR assets PMA 209 would soon be providing them. Corey Bales of China Lake recommended that all three of the VADR assets permanently remain at China Lake for long term support of the FA-18 and AV-8B CSFIR programs. 3. Corey Bales of China Lake requested copies of the FA-18 ICD and Boeing ECP so he could begin developing his integration lab test setup. Boeing agreed to provide this information to China Lake. These were provided on 18 November. 4. The first FA-l8 ValidationVerification A kit is not scheduled for delivery until March 2000. Since this date is significantly later than the scheduled SI software delivery and subsequent China Lake lab integration testing.
- Flight Control and Instrumentation
- Computer Programming and Software