[Avionics Today 07-30-2014] DAC International, has received Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) and Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval on its Digital-to-Analog Converter and Airborne Data Link Processor, along with type certification approval on its ARINC-to-NMEA 183 converter.
The Digital-to-Analog Converter is approved to design assurance level A. The converter designed for use as the link between a system, which provides critical signals to existing aircraft equipment including pilot and copilot primary flight displays, the autopilot and other on-board systems.
The Airborne Data Link Processor is approved to design assurance level C, and is designed to gather signals in a countless number of formats from existing aircraft systems then translates it all into a single format understood by aircraft’s existing transponder. This provides the aircraft with all the data necessary for Mode-S and ADS-B operation in European airspace. The processor also delivers GPS location information to the aircraft’s Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT).