Panel-mounted unit exceeds fixed-wing Part 25 market requirements

Ensuring that transport aircraft crews have sufficient flight information available in the event of an electrical power failure or other malfunction is the primary goal of the L3 ESIS-5000 panel-mounted touch screen instrument. The Electronic Standby Instrument System was designed to exceed the standby display requirements for the fixed-wing Part 25 market. The unit interfaces with external sensors and systems to provide the flight crew with the display of attitude, altitude, airspeed, heading, and flight guidance and navigation information.

Designed to fit anywhere in the cockpit

The thin and lightweight design allow the instrument to be mounted virtually anywhere in the cockpit. The L3 ESIS-5000 features a wide-screen, 5-inch diagonal LED backlit Active Matrix Liquid Crystal Display (AMLCD) with 800×480 (15:9) resolution. A knob and menu button for additional adjustments and menu navigation support the 5-wire resistive touch screen.

A secondary system second to none

ESIS-5000 is the back-up support aircrews need in an emergency. Everything is first-class – from the full-color display that is readable in direct sunlight or a darkened cockpit to the solid-state internal sensors that eliminate the need for a separate spinning mass gyro. ESIS-5000 provides increased reliability and performance over electro-mechanical systems.

Dimensions (W x H x D)

Bezel 6.2 in x 3.6 in x 0.5 in 15.8 cm x 9.2 cm x 1.3 cm
Case 4.8 in x 3.0 in x 2.2 in 12.2 cm x 7.7 cm x 5.6 cm
Depth behind panel 3.0 in 7.6 cm


1.6 lbs / 0.73 kg


28 VDC, 10 W max


(8) ARINC 429 Input (configurable speed: high or low)
(2) ARINC 429 Output (configurable speed: high or low)
(1) Configurable Analog Input
(4) OPN/GND Discrete Output
(3) 28V/OPN Discrete Output
(1) 12V/OPN Discrete Output
(8) Configurable Discrete Input (GND/OPN or 28V/OPN)
(1) 12V/OPN Discrete Input
(1) RS-422 Input/Output (for dual installation)
(1) Encoder Input/Output (for dual installation)
(1) I2C Interface (Reserved for DCM)
(1) RS-232 Input/Output (Factory Use Only)
(1) USB Input/Output (Factory Use Only)


DO-178B Level B / DO-254 Level B

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