AW189 Phase 4 Software Update

e-Learning Briefing


Briefing Objectives

At the end of this briefing you will have gained a general understanding of the new features provided by the software Phase 4 and of the associated documentation for the AW189 helicopter.

Briefing Contents

The Aircraft and Mission Management System (AMMS) installed in the AW189 integrates and manages navigation, communication, aircraft system interfacing and monitoring, crew alerting, auto-flight, digital map, HUMS, and data upload/download functions, in addition to driving and managing the cockpit displays. Improvements in aircraft and system performances, as well as the increase of its capabilities and of the available features, are made available through upgrades named “Phases”, the latest of which is Phase 4.

This briefing introduces the features brought in by the Software Phase 4 by covering the following topics:

  • Publications (RFM and QRH)
  • Flight Management System (FMS)
  • Cockpit Display System (CDS)
  • Vehicle Monitoring System (VMS)
  • Enhanced Control Display Units – ECDU
  • Communication System
  • Automatic Flight Control System (AFCS)

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eLearning Course Data

Target Population: AW189 aircrews, AW189 avionics technicians, AW189 managers.

Regulatory Requirement: Non-specific

Indicative Duration: 1.0 hours

Progress/ Final Test:None

Course Delivery Method: self-paced eLearning training; Interactive; Multimedia

Course Access: Leonardo Helicopters Training Academy Portal – eLearning Area; AW Training App

Access Availability: Unlimited – 24/7

Access Expiration: No less than 1 year

Device Compatibility: Desktop, Tablet, Smartphone

OS Compatibility: Windows, iOS, Android

Offline Availability: Yes (through AW Training App)


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