ARINC CdsRptMar20

Cockpit Display Systems (CDS) Subcommittee Meeting Report, March 2020

Last Published: 
Friday, June 5, 2020

Cockpit Display Systems (CDS) Subcommittee Meeting Report. Meeting held March 9-11, 2020, in Bordeaux, France.

Maxime Dechatre of Thales hosted the CDS Subcommittee meeting at the Thales facility in Bordeaux, France. At this meeting, the Subcommittee continued development of two documents:

  • Supplement 8 to ARINC Specification 661: Cockpit Display System Interface to User Systems, Part 1, Avionics Interfaces, Basic Symbology, and Behavior
  • ARINC Project Paper 661: Cockpit Display System Interface to User Systems, Part 2, User Interface Markup Language (UIML)

The following material was discussed for inclusion in Supplement 8 to ARINC Specification 661 Cockpit Display System Interface to User Systems, Part 1, Avionics Interfaces, Basic Symbology, and Behavior:

  • BlinkingContainer
  • Three Dimensional Projection/Map3D Management
  • Widget Structure Meta-Definition
  • PopUpPriority Extension
  • BroadcastReceiver parameter types
  • Other Action Items

The following material was discussed for inclusion in ARINC Specification 661: Cockpit Display System Interface to User Systems, Part 2, User Interface Markup Language (UIML):

  • UIML Definition
  • Platform Specific Configuration
  • Scripting Language
  • Other Action Items

The meeting was cut short by two days, ending on Wednesday, March 11, due to COVID-19 travel related issues. Web conferences were planned to bring documents to a state of completion No further in-person meetings are scheduled at this time.

A mature draft of Supplement 8 to ARINC Specification 661: Cockpit Display System Interface to User Systems, Part 1, Avionics Interfaces, Basic Symbology, and Behavior is anticipated to be submitted to the AEEC Executive Committee for adoption consideration at the AEEC General Session to be held in May 2020.

A mature draft of ARINC Project Paper 661: Cockpit Display System Interface to User Systems, Part 2, User Interface Markup Language (UIML), is anticipated to be submitted to the AEEC Executive Committee for adoption consideration at the AEEC General Session to be held in May 2020.

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