The Collins Aerospace CMU-900 is the newest ARINC 758 compatible Communications Management Unit and is designed to satisfy Data Link Communication needs for today and the future. The unit hosts the Level C Protected Mode CPDLC Applications necessary to meet the 2011 European Link 2000+ Mandate and will enter service in January 2011.
The CMU-900 uses a PC based application development tool set which allows the operator or airline to configure and customize the CMU to meet the user’s operating requirements. The tool offers extensive policy routing tables for improved message routing. This permits management of Service Provider Preferences, Cost Indexes, and Performance Indexes.
Considerable flexibility for control and display of information with the flight crew is provided through support for: ARINC 739 MCDUs and the ARINC 739 our IDC-900 Integrated Data Link Controller.