|Object Type:||Data Storage|
|Object Name:||Data Transfer Unit (DTU)|
|Division:||Flight Systems [FSD]|
|Year of Manufacture:||Unknown|
|Location:||Main Object Store|
GEC Marconi Avionics Ltd
Title DTU Assembly
Part No. 697964-1
Ser 0007 Code K0656
S/W Version 005
GMAv Part No. 59-067-01
The unit is used to rapidly transfer mission planning data into the aircraft systems via a cartridge. The data may be stores data and route planning and is transferred from a computerised Mission Planning Station. These systems use non-volatile memory so that no battery backup is needed and contain 4MByte of solid state memory.
This is the aircraft cockpit unit that uses Data Transfer Cartridge, ODMI0559.