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Power Supply Unit

Technical Information

Catalogue No: C1182
Category: Flight Control
Object Type: Power Supply/Conditioner
Object Name: Power Supply Unit
Part No: 7500-00104-002
Serial No: 221
Manufacturer: Marconi Avionics
Division: Unknown
Platform(s): Tornado
Year of Manufacture: circa 1980
Dimensions: Width (mm): 56
Height (mm): 114
Depth (mm): 171
Weight (g): 1,050
Location: Rack RAA01 [Main Store]

Marconi Avionics Limited
Power Supply Unit
Part No 7500-00104-002
Ser No 221
Spec No SP P 41100
Ident No
NATO Stock No
Modification Record -


A database indicates this power supply was for the MRCA (the Tornado precursor) SPILS (Spin Prevention Limiiter Systems).

The Spin Prevention and Incidence Limiting System (SPILS) is a duplex analogue system which operates in conjunction with the CSAS to achieve maximum aircraft lift in low level flight. It limits aircraft incidence, irrespective of the pilot’s demands, when maximum safe angles of attack are reached. Individual LRUs are the SPILS Computer and the SPILS Control Unit.

"Janes '94" p444 gives a full description of CSAS with photo.

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