EMERGENCY LOCATOR TRANSMITTER RESCU EMERGENCY LOCATOR TRANSMITTER AEROSPACE Engines, Systems &...

EMERGENCY LOCATOR TRANSMITTER RESCU EMERGENCY LOCATOR TRANSMITTER AEROSPACE Engines, Systems & Services
EMERGENCY LOCATOR TRANSMITTER RESCU EMERGENCY LOCATOR TRANSMITTER AEROSPACE Engines, Systems & Services
EMERGENCY LOCATOR TRANSMITTER RESCU EMERGENCY LOCATOR TRANSMITTER AEROSPACE Engines, Systems & Services
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  • EMERGENCY LOCATOR TRANSMITTER AEROSPACE

    Engines, Systems & Services Honeywell 3333 Unity Drive Mississauga, Ontario Canada, L5L 3S6 Te l : (01) 905 608-6000 Fax: (01) 905 608-6059

    HONEYWELL ELT EXPERIENCE • Leading supplier of emergency

    locator transmitters (ELTs) for more

    than 25 years

    • More than 30,000 ELTs delivered to

    airlines worldwide

    • Qualified ELT supplier to Boeing

    and Airbus

    RESCU 406® FAMILY OF PRODUCTS • RESCU 406S survival type ELT,

    triple frequency transmitter

    (121.5/243/406 MHz), with 15-year

    service life water-activated battery

    • RESCU 406AF automatic-fixed type

    ELT, with five-year service life

    lithium battery

    • Worldwide customer support

    services

    • Established AOG program and

    ATA stock

    • Calibration, reprogramming and

    repair services

    • Crew and maintenance training

    • Customer test system and

    programming tool

    • Manuals and bulletins

    RESCU 406®

    www.honeywell.com June 2002

    Printed in Canada on Recycled Paper

    © 2002 Honeywell International Inc.

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  • PROGRAMMING TOOL FEATURES • User friendly instruction screens allow for fast and

    easy programming of RESCU 406S, RESCU 406AF transmitter unit and AIM

    • PC Windows-based - Requires standard 486 or better PC, Windows 95/98 and one free serial port

    • Tool includes: • Custom software (CD) • Interface box • Interconnect cables • Operating instructions

    • Factory or customer programming to all approved protocols

    • Data logger records all previous programming messages

    • Printer connection allows printout of all program message codes

    ELEMENTS OF THE RESCU 406®

    MHz SYSTEM

    RESCU 406® MHz system

    capabilities/advantages

    • Meets existing and future standards for search and rescue

    • Global coverage • COSPAS/SARSAT satellite system

    • Enhanced response time • High RF output power (5 watts) • Enhanced location accuracy • Digital transmission • Robust coding

    • False alarms eliminated • Unique coding for each ELT

    • Standard/offerable option equipment on all Airbus and Boeing platforms

    • Battery service life typically greater than 20 years

    • Return to Service Test using standard equipment or Automatic Test Set

    • Programmable by customer using RESCU 406®

    Programming Tool

    • Drop-in replacement for RESCU 99®, which has been an industry standard for 25 years with 23,000 delivered

    RESCU 406S ADVANTAGES/BENEFITS

    RESCU 406S PROVIDES LOWEST COST OF OWNERSHIP

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    Electronic module compartment Triple frequency transmission (121.5, 243 and 406 MHz)

    Water soluble tape Stows antenna/lanyard and allows automatic deployment upon immersion

    Battery compartment Internal, water-activated, low-maintenance battery allows automatic activation upon immersion

    Salt bag Facilitates RESCU 406S usage on land

    Lanyard Allows automatic deployment when attached to slide raft/ life raft

    Spring-loaded antenna Spring-loaded antenna located in a protected, stowed position. Automatic deployment upon immersion in water

    RESCU 406S Emergency Locator Transmitter Tubular shape maximizes installation location opportunities

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  • Frequencies: 121.5, 243 and 406.025 MHz

    Frequency tolerance 121.5/243 MHz: +0.005% over environmental conditions

    Frequency tolerance 406.025 MHz: +0.005 MHz over 5 years incl. offset

    RF output power 121.5/243 MHz: 250mW typical

    RF output power 406.025 MHz: 5 Watts +2dB

    Modulation 121.5/243 MHz: 100% AM tone, swept downward 1500 to 500 Hz @ 3 sweeps/second

    Modulation 406.025 MHz: Phase modulated, 1.1 +0.1 radians peak, data biphase L encoding, short message

    Length: RESCU 406S/mounting system (pull handle stowed) 26.8 in (68.1 cm); (pull handle deployed) 29 in (73.7 cm)

    Width: RESCU 406S/mounting system 3.35 in (8.5cm)

    Height: RESCU 406S/mounting system 4.22 in (10.7cm)

    Weight: RESCU 406S 4.48 lb (2.03kg) mounting system 2.97 lb (1.35kg)

    Operating life: 50 hours

    Battery type: Water-activated

    Battery service life: Typically greater than 20 years

    Message protocol selections: Serial Number Protocol; Aviation User Protocol; 24-Bit Aircraft Address Protocol; Aircraft Operator Designator and Serial Number

    Protocol; Serialized Aviation User Protocol

    Certified by: Transport Canada (TC); USA Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Industry Canada (IC); USA Federal Communication Commission (FCC); COSPAS-SARSAT;

    UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA); German Luftfahrt Bundesamt (LBA); Austrian AUSTRO Control GmbH

    Specifications: TSO-C91a, TSO-C126 (FAA); RSP 100, RSS-187 (IC); Rule Part 87 (FCC); RTCA/DO-183,

    RTCA/DO-204 (FAA, TC, FCC); C/S T.001 (COSPAS-SARSAT); EUROCAE ED-62

    Bulkhead installation allows easy accessibility from flight attendant seat

    Easy accessibility in over- head bin installation using quick release pull handle

    RESCU 406S (Survival) RESCU 406S with mounting system meets crash survivability requirements of FAA TSO C91a and TSO C126

    TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

    • Certified by Transport Canada, FAA, CAA (UK), LBA (Germany), COSPAS-SARSAT

    • Meets latest international standards

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    Flexible mounting system Maximizes choice of installation locations. Secure stowage. Dual release mechanism

    Standard release latches

    Quick-release pull handle Enhances accessibility

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    AUTOMATED RESCU 406® TEST SYSTEM • Based on standard Hewlett Packard test equipment • Test procedure controlled by custom software • Provides printout of test results • Measures RESCU 406S and RESCU 406AF parameters:

    • Frequency - 121.5/243/406 MHz • Output power level - 121.5/243/406 MHz • Audio output (121.5 and 243 MHz only) • 15 Hex Code (406 MHz only)

    • Hewlett Packard off-the-shelf equipment provides additional measurement capability for NAV AID and VHF COM equipment. Test system includes: • Synthesized AM/FM signal generator (250 KHz

    to 1GHz) • AM/FM modulation analyzer (400KHz to 1GHz) • RF spectrum analyzer (400KHz to 1GHz) • HPIB databus • 100MHz Oscilloscope • DC Power Supply

    • Option: • Antenna simulator - Required for RESCU 406S testing

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  • RESCU 406AF (Automatic Fixed)

    TRANSMITTER UNIT Frequencies: 121.5/243/406.025 MHz

    Frequency tolerance: + 0.005% (121.5/243 MHz), + 2 KHz (406.025 MHz)

    RF output power: 150 mW typical (121.5/243 MHz), 5 Watts + 2 dB (406MHz)

    Length: 10.14 in (257 mm) Width: 6.54 in (166 mm) Height: 3.622 in (92 mm) Weight: 6.6 lb. (3.0 kg.) (includes battery)

    Battery type: Lithium Battery Life: Operating life: 50 hours

    Battery service life: Five years, including effects of periodic monthly test

    Operational altitude range: -4,580 to +50,000 ft. (15,200 m)

    Temperature range: Storage -55 °C to +85 °C; Operating -20°C to +55 °C

    G-switch specifications: North America - RTCA/DO 204; Europe - EUROCAE ED-62

    Case material: Aluminum Alloy

    Activation alerts: Visual (LED)

    System self-test: Five-second duration - Validates battery voltage and output power, 406 MHz transmission coded with test protocol

    Message protocols: Serial Number Protocol; Serialized Aviation User Protocol; Aviation User Protocol; Aircraft 24-bit Address Protocol; Aircraft Operator Designator and Serial Number Protocol

    Certification authorities: Transport Canada (TC); USA Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); COSPAS-SARSAT Specifications: TSO-C91a, TSO-C126 (FAA); RSP 100, RSS-187 (IC); Rule Part 87 (FCC); RTCA/DO-183, RTCA/DO-204 (FAA, TC, FCC); C/S T.001 (COSPAS-SARSAT); EUROCAE ED-62

    AIRCRAFT IDENTIFICATION MODULE (AIM) Length: 1.81 in (46 mm) Width: 6.54 in (166 mm) Height: 3.43 in (87 mm) Weight: 1.1 lb. (0.5 kg.)

    Case material: Aluminum Alloy

    Power supply: Powered from the transmitter unit internal battery

    Built-in test: Provided by transmitter unit self-test

    REMOTE PANEL Width: 5.75 in (146 mm) Height: 1.50 in (38.1 mm)

    Depth (into rack): 2.64 in (67 mm) Weight: 0.66 lb. (0.3 kg.)

    Optional power source: 5 VAC / 400 Hz / 1 Watt (backlight); 28 Vdc (switch closure)

    Control: Three-position switch - ON, ARMED, TEST/RESET

    Status monitor (LED): ON steady - For transmit with 28 Vdc powering the remote panel; ON long blink sequence - For transmit with transmitter unit powering the remote panel;

    ON short blink sequence - For built-in test

    Activation alert: Visual (LED) and optional audio (buzzer) output

    ANTENNA Standard antenna type: Blade Antenna speed ratings: 0.9 Mach max.

    Antenna cable length: 6.5 ft (2 m) SWR/50: < 1.70 @ +40 °C Polarization: vertical Weight: 1.2 lb. (540 g) Temperature range: -55 °C to +70 °C Altitude: 70,000 ft Max.

    REMOTE AUDIBLE ALARM UNIT Audio output: > 85 dB ambient Height: 2.06 in (5