ARINC 664 DATA BUS


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ARINC 664 DATA BUS
ARINC 664 DATA BUSThe latest ARINC data bus specification is known as ARINC 664. This bus standard is based on an Airbus Industries proprietary data bus known as AFDX (Avionics Full-duplex Switched Ethernet). Although there are slight differences between AFDX and ARINC 664, for the most part they can be thought of as the same and this text will refer only to ARINC 664. The AFDX/664 data bus specification is currently used on the latest commercial aircraft: the Airbus A-380 and Boeing B-787. Also, similar Ethernet-type data bus standards are used by various manufacturers on proprietary systems such as the Garmin G-1000. The ARINC 664 bus is typically used as the "backbone" data transfer system and can easily transfer data created in o…
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Thomas K. Eismin: Aircraft Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition. ARINC 664 DATA BUS, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export