Integrated communication and surveillance system
Advanced traffic management in one integrated system
The T3CAS® is an integrated communication and surveillance system that combines multiple, proven products into a single small, lightweight system. The ultra-flexible T3CAS is a single LRU that can host any combination of these functions:
- Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS)
- Terrain Awareness Warning System (TAWS)
- Mode S Transponder with ADS-B In/Out Capability
- ADS-B In applications
T3CAS builds on proven ACSS TCAS II products that provide situational awareness and collision avoidance protection to more than 15,000 aircraft worldwide.
Terrain Awareness Warning Systems
This Class A TAWS system is a safety enhancer, appropriate for any air transport, regional, business or military aircraft that provides pilots and crews with the appropriate amount of time needed to clear terrain with a greater margin to maneuver and avoid a Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) incident. The Terrain Advisory Line is a patented feature that indicates an impending alert, should the aircraft continue on its flight path.
Mode S Transponders
Mode S transponders are certiﬁed to DO-260B standards, and meet the ADS-B Out mandates for impending airspace initiatives, including the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) NextGen and Europe’s SESAR. DO-260B enables transmission of ADS-B information about an aircraft’s position, speed and intent. Mode S transponders incorporate FAA-speciﬁed diversity, allowing simultaneous operation with both top and bottom transponder antennas, optimizing signal strength and reducing multi-path interference.
T3CAS can host ADS-B In applications designed to increase safety, efficiency and throughput for flight operators. ADS-B In applications, known as Airborne Traffic Situation Awareness (ATSAW), provide improved safety and operational efficiency for operators in all phases of flight, including flight-level change performance in non-radar coverage areas such as oceanic airspace, and Visual Separation Approach.
|Dimensions||7.6 in. (h) x 4.9 in. (w) x 15.8 in. (l)||7.6 in. (h) x 7.5 in. (w) x 15.3 in. (l)|
|Weight||16.5 lb. (7.5 kg)||17.6 lb. (8.0 kg)|
|Cooling||Internal Fan||Requires forced air cooling per ARINC 600|
|Electrical||115 VAC and 28 VDC/Power Consumption 100 watts nominal|
|Performance||Sea level to 55,000 feet/-55 70° C/ADS-B Receiver Availability > 95%|
|Data||Data Loading UDP Protocol based Ethernet connection compliant with ARINC 615A|
|Antenna||TCAS Directional Antenna P/N 7514081|
|Certifications||TSO Transponder (C112d), Windshear (C117a), TCAS with Hybrid Surveillance (C119c), TAWS (C151c), ADS-B & TIS-B (C166b), Environmental DO-160E, Software DO-178B Level B, ADS-B Operation DO-260B 1090 MOPS for extended range|
Repair and Overhaul Administration:
Phone: +1 (623) 445-7030
Fax: +1 (623) 445-7002
Product Support/Customer Service:
Phone: +1 (623) 445-7070
Fax: +1 (623) 445-7001
Regional, Business Jet & Military
Administered by logistics partner AVGroup
Provides exchange and rental services of ACSS LRUs to existing ACSS customers.
Phone: +1 (866) AOG-TCAS or (866) 264 8227 US callers
Phone: +1 (678) 597-2792 International callers
Fax: +1 (770) 457-8563
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