Data transfer capabilities by Honeywell to equip Embraer E2 jetsNews
February 11, 2021
ATLANTA, Ga. Honeywell and Embraer have worked jointly to install Honeywell's Aircraft Data Gateway 400 (ADG-400) on all of Embraer's new E2 commercial jets, with an option to retrofit first-generation E1 models. The solution is intended to allow operators to wirelessly transfer critical flight and maintenance data to and from their aircraft more quickly and efficiently than before.
Honeywell's Aircraft Data Gateway consists of a wireless Loadable Software Aircraft Part (LSAP) loader, quick access recorder, and data communications capabilities. It aims to enable database and software updates without wired connections.
Additionally, the company claims that the ADG-400 will help offload aircraft data to analyze, troubleshoot, and predict maintenance and performance issues, which could help operators maintain their aircraft and avoid unexpected downtime.
The first Embraer E2 models forward-fitted with the ADG-400 are expected to come off the production line starting this month, with the option to upgrade the E1 shortly thereafter.