uAvionix Introduces Line of Certified Avionics for Unmanned Systems
uAvionix, designer and manufacturer of Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance (CNS) equipment for unmanned and manned aircraft today announced a new line of certified avionics designed to enable Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) type certifications and Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) mission capabilities. The ping200X Mode S Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) transponder and the truFYX Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation source are the newest entries to the uAvionix product line.
Ping200X represents a revolutionary step in the uAvionix Mode S ADS-B transponder technology. Ping200X is designed from the ground up for Technical Standard Order (TSO) certification to Design Assurance Level C (DAL-C) for software and hardware under RTCA DO-178C and DO-254. Weighing only 50 grams, Ping200X is a 250W Class 1 Level 2els, full power Mode S transponder being certified to TSO-C112e (Mode S), TSO-C166b (ADS-B OUT), and TSO-C88b for the internal altitude encoder. Certification is expected to be complete by July 2019.
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