SARASOTA, Fla., 24 July 2014. Embraer officials have selected the FA5003 Cockpit Voice and Data Recorder (CVDR) system from L-3 Aviation Products (L-3 AP) as its standard forward-fit solution for the E-Jets E2 commercial aircraft program.
“L-3 is very pleased that Embraer has selected our FA5003 CVDRs for the second generation of their E-Jets family, the E2,” said Ralph DeMarco, vice president of marketing and sales for L-3 Aviation Products. “Embraer is a long-standing L-3 customer and we are committed to supporting their production needs for many years to come.”
The FA5003 CVDR, a dual-combination digital voice and data recorder with an integrated Recorder Independent Power Supply (RIPS), is compliant and certified to all civil and regulatory standards, according to a company spokesperson. It is offered as a direct replacement for the current Model FA2100 flight recorder because of its additional capabilities, including Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) recording, a Web-based Ground Support Equipment (GSE) user interface, RIPS, ARINC 429 status output, and more. The onboard Web-based utility, which is accessible through an Ethernet/Cat5 cable, allows real-time raw data monitoring via common Web browsers.
L-3 supplies flight recorder solutions on all current Embraer programs, including Phenom 100/300, Legacy 450/500, Legacy 600/650, and KC-390, officials say.
L-3 Aviation Products (L-3 AP) is a provider of commercial and military avionics, including configurable voice and data recorders, collision avoidance systems, navigation products, display systems, and processors.