AV6008E - Avionics

AV6008E - Avionics


General objective:

The module provides a comprehensive view of avionics systems airworthiness issues as a part of the qualification and certification process of aircraft.
This module presents the evolution of avionic systems architectures over the past thirty years, their main characteristics together with the airworthiness requirements, and focuses on the automatic flight control systems.
After completing this course, the student will be able to
+ Describe the architecture and operations, and explain the airworthiness requirements of the following avionic systems:
- Electrical flight control system
- Flight management system
- Auto-flight system
- CNS systems
- Inertial reference system
+ Describe FMGS A320 operations and ACAS operations
+ Explain particular AFCS topics

Detailed objectives:

Flight control law design
- Flight management system
- Auto-flight system
- CNS (1) systems
- CNS rules making process
- Inertial reference system

Illustration through practical work (ENAC)
- FMGS (2) A320 operations
- ACAS (3) operations
- AFCS (4) topics

Visit at Airbus: A380 "iron bird"

(1) C NS : Communication Navigation Surveillance
(2) FMGS: Flight Management and Guidance Systems
(3) ACAS: Airbone Collision Avoidance System
(4) AFCS: Automatic Flight Control System

Form of assessment

Total assessment hours: 1

In brief

ECTS credits 2

Number of hours 26



  • Toulouse