|Object Name:||Common Command Unit Main Keyboard Model|
|Year of Manufacture:||1985|
|Location:||Triple Shelf Unit M (control panels) [Main Store]|
GEC Avionics Limited
CCU MAIN KEYBOARD MODEL
The Control and Display Unit (CDU) is an interactive keyboard and display designed to control avionic systems via a variety of data buses. Typically it would be used with
• Navigation and Flight Management Systems
• Control, Communications and Identification
• Moving Map Control
• In Flight Fault Analysis Systems
• Weapon and Sonar Buoy Control Systems
It is believed this type of module was used on a helicopter system.
This is one of a variety of remote Keyboards.This Common Command Unit Main Keyboard Model was made by GEC Avionics Ltd within Powerplant Systems Division in about 1985. At present it is believed to have been used on a helicopter system. It appears to be the same as the main keyboard used as part of the related Engine Management Units and could be a sub-assembly.