Boeing 787 Common Core System – General Familiarisation

The Boeing 787-8 utilizes the Common Core System (CCS) to support the operation of multiple airplane systems, enhancing reliability, and reducing costs and weight. This system shifts from the traditional approach of dedicated units for each airplane system to centralized processing.

The Airbus A330 Flight Deck System Displays and Screens – a brief overview.

The Electronic Instrument System (EIS) in an A330 aircraft provides pilots with crucial flight data through six Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) units. These displays are divided into different sections such as the Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS) which includes: Primary Flight Displays (PFDs): Positioned in front of each pilot, the PFD showcases essential flight information …

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Common Core System (CCS) in Boeing 787-8: A Summary

The Common Core System (CCS) is a centralized solution employed in the Boeing 787-8 aircraft to offer a uniform processing and data network for many airplane systems, by implementing the CCS, there’s a significant improvement in system reliability, a reduction in cost, and a decrease in weight.

Boeing 767 General Familiarisation – Hydraulic Systems

The B767 is equipped with three independent hydraulic systems: left, center, and right, with capacities of 17, 40, and 20 gallons, respectively. They are identified by location and color-coded for easy identification: red for the left, blue for the center, and green for the right.

Boeing 737NG General Familiarisation – Window Heating

Flight Deck Window Heating The flight deck anti-icing system uses electrical power to give heat to the flight compartment windows and prevent ice forming – the heat also improves durability in the event of an impact (such as a bird strike for example)