800 Series ARINC Specifications and Reports define enabling technologies supporting the networked aircraft environment. Among the topics covered in this series is fiber optics used in high-speed data buses.
This specification describes the general connectors, contacts, and backshells in their shape and ...characteristic for cabin systems for commercial aircrafts. ARINC 600, ARINC 404, and ARINC 801 connector specifications are published as independent standards.
ARINC 800 is the first industry standard intended for characterization of aviation-grade high-spe...ed (Gbps) Ethernet links. The test methods are based on realistic representation of cabin networks. The notional cabling architecture is based on IFE seat distribution using multiple intermediate disconnects. Sequential testing is supported by building up number of connectors in the link. Test guidelines for mixed intermediate cable lengths are provided.
This specification covers the performance requirements, dimensions, quality assurance criteria, t...est procedures, and cable codification for fiber optic cables suitable for use on commercial aircraft.
The purpose of ARINC Report 803 is to provide design and implementation guidelines together with ...a selection guide, providing a fiber optic system design engineer with documentation to assess the design requirements for an aerospace fiber optic installation.
This document provides information on active devices used for avionics fiber optic applications. ...The main body of the document begins with the scope and rationale. It continues with a technology introduction to optoelectronic active devices and then a selection guide that would enable a system design engineer to use the documents in the Fiber Optics series to select or specify suitable optoelectronic active devices for avionics applications. The main document also includes environmental guidelines for active devices to be used in avionics applications. These are included as guidance for commercial aircraft use and are included with the caveat that the requirements of any particular aircraft platform or customer would supersede these generic guidelines.
This document defines general practices for testing the physical layer of a fiber optic cable sys...tem. It is the intention of this document to outline proven practices for engineers and technicians engaged in testing and supporting fiber optic cable systems in aircraft.
This document defines recommended general practices for the maintenance and restoration of fiber ...optic systems. It is the intention of this document to outline proven practices and general standards of workmanship for technicians engaged in fiber optic maintenance and repair.
This document is based upon the SAE ARP5602 document, A Guideline for Aerospace Platform Fiber Op...tic Training and Awareness Education. ARINC Report 807: Fiber Optic Training Requirements is a subset of the SAE ARP5602 document designed to meet the requirements of the commercial air transport industry. Certification to the SAE ARP5602 document fulfills the requirements of ARINC Report 807. This document defines recommended general practices for training requirements of aerospace fiber optic systems. It is the intention of this document to outline proven training practices and general standards of workmanship for technicians engaged in aerospace fiber optic manufacturing, installation, maintenance, and repair for the air transport industry. It is also recommended that management and purchasing personnel receive fundamental training to familiarize themselves with the requirements of aerospace fiber optics.
This document defines an open encoding format for terrain databases. This format, when designed a...nd implemented, will enable a quick, economic, and efficient use of Terrain Databases (TerrDBs). However, since industry does not require applications to be standardized, data interpretation is not addressed in this document.
ARINC 814 defines an XML encoding and compression standard for aviation. It is based on the Open ...Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Binary XML document. Binary XML encoding is extended in a way that is both flexible and robust. Compression is added on top of the binary encoding. ARINC 814 is expected to be used with Aeronautical Databases, in particular, ARINC Specification 813: Embedded Interchange Format for Terrain Databases, ARINC Specification 815: Embedded Interchange Format for Obstacle Databases, and ARINC Specification 816: Embedded Interchange Format for Airport Mapping Database.
This document defines an open encoding format for obstacle databases. This format, when desi...gned and implemented, will enable a quick, economic, and efficient use of Obstacle Databases (ObsDBs). However, since industry does not require applications to be standardized, data interpretation is not addressed in this document.
ARINC 818 defines the digital video interface standard intended for use in all types of flight de...ck displays. This document represents the aviation version of ANSI Fibre Channel Audio Video (FC-AV) defined by ANSI INCITS 356-2002. Supplement 3 Supports the latest digital video rates of 12 Gbps and higher using 64B/66B encoding and 28 Gbps using 256B/257B encoding.
This document defines a secure Wi-Fi distribution network installed in the aircraft passenger cab...in for passenger and crew use. Carry-on Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs) such as smart phones, tablets, and laptops may use this network to access public internet services provided on the aircraft.
This document defines a Controller Area Network (CAN) interface for current and future commercial... aircraft applications. The latest version, Supplement 4, expands the document to include CAN Flexible Data rate also known as CAN FD. CAN FD has the potential to provide 4 Mbps of data transfer. Supplement 4 also introduces four new appendices on the topics of: ARINC 825 Compliance, Configuration of Bit Timing, Management Information Base (MIB) Counters, and CAN Bus Security Considerations.
This standard describes the format for electronic distribution of aircraft software parts and oth...er contents between aerospace business partners using a digital container referred to as an EDS crate. This EDS standard is intended to promote consistent, secure distribution of EDS content to any appropriate destination.
This document defines an Aircraft Data Interface Function (ADIF) developed for aircraft installat...ions that incorporate network components based on commercially available technologies. This document defines a set of protocols and services for the exchange of aircraft avionics data across aircraft networks. A common set of services that may be used to access specific avionics parameters are described. The ADIF may be implemented as a generic network service, or it may be implemented as a dedicated service within an ARINC 759 Aircraft Interface Devices (AID) such as those used with an Electronic Flight Bag (EFB).
The purpose of this specification is to define standard cabin equipment enclosures and provisions... for equipment attachment on monuments. This standard is intended to enable simpler installation and maintenance of cabin equipment, resulting in time and cost reduction.
This document specifies how application to application navigation is managed on tablet EFB device...s. Topics include: inter-application navigation for users, blending of multiple applications into a single workflow, single data entry with data shared across applications.
Newer generations of aircraft in production and use today are equipped with security applications... that rely on digital certificates. It is expected that future aircraft will use certificates for increasing numbers of applications. The purpose of this document is to provide operational guidance for key life-cycle management, which refers to the phases through which digital certificates and associated cryptographic keys progress, from creation through usage to retirement. The guidance is based on open international standards that are adapted to the aviation environment, recognizing that a typical commercial airplane has a long lifespan, its operational environment is highly complex and regulated, and multiple stakeholders operate ground-based systems that communicate with airplanes. Using a standardized and consistent key management approach, as proposed in this document, helps to reduce cost of design, implementation, and operation even across a heterogeneous fleet.
This standard defines a common configuration report format that can be retrieved from an aircraft... for use by ground tools and maintenance personnel. Reports will be generated in Extensible Markup Language (XML) format and structured as defined by this document. Several optional elements and attributes are defined to allow flexibility for a given report. This standard provides aircraft manufacturers, regulatory agencies, and airlines a format standard for aircraft configuration reporting, and facilitates automated comparison of configuration data reports (e.g., authorized versus as flying, etc.).
This specification covers the dimensions, performance, and quality assurance criteria for fiber o...ptic MT contacts, including performance test requirements and procedures, suitable for use on commercial aircraft.
ARINC Specification 848 is a functional standard based on a protocol specification profile for a ...secured network interface. The purpose is to define a common method of initiating a mutually authenticated tunnel between an aircraft service and its Enterprise service.
This standard defines a new cabin network bus.
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AEEC, AMC, and FSEMC are aviation industry activities organized by ARINC Industry Activities, an industry program of SAE Industry Technologies Consortia (SAE ITC)®, to establish consensus technical standards, known globally as ARINC Standards, and develop shared technical solutions that no one organization could accomplish independently.