Avionics

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Avionics encompass and integrate a variety on onboard systems.

Description / Specifications[edit]

Avionics are the electronic systems used in spacecraft, aircraft, and other aerial vehicles. Avionics packages link, coordinate and manage the vessels communications, sensors, navigation, displays and data.

  • The integrated nature of avionics allows rapid reactions and increased performance.
  • Avionics are similar to Multiplexers in their function.

Different avionics configurations are noted:

  • Flight avionics
  • Terrain-following avionics

History & Background / Dossier[edit]

Avionics permit rapid Nap-of-surface (NOS) flight, enabling the craft to perform complex maneuvers at relatively high speeds at extremely low altitudes.

References & Contributors / Sources[edit]

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