Functions and characteristics of FCU panel:
*with FCU panel the flight is possible by means of the „manual autopilot” or by reading the values computed by the onboard flight computer (MCDU) it is called „Managed Flight”
*four knobs for SPD, HDG, ALT, V/S each with push/pull button with long travel 3-4 mm, just like in real Airbus,
*knob for changing Alt settings from 100 to 1000 Feet,
*buttons for SPD/MACH, HDG-V/S / TRK-FPA and METRIC ALT modes,
*buttons for AP1, AP2, A/THR, LOC, EXPED, APPR each with two color backlighting.
Front panel of the FCU is made of plexiglas with multiple acrylic paint coating, housing is powder painted to ensure high durability. Whole design is very compact, it has only 31 mm depth.
FCU module works with all default FSX and FS2004 aircrafts, as well with commercial add-on like Wilco or Project Magenta. Non profit software like JeeHell Project are also supported. If you need any custom made software support, please contact us. We can also made custom front panel with different width/length.
*Detailed dimensions of FCU front panel you may find HERE.
*Detailed Film of FCU Front Panel you may find HERE.
The FCU set includes:
*power supply 5V
*warranty 24 months
The FCU can be connected to a computer on which FS operates or to a computer where WideFS software is installed (it requires the registered version of FSUIPC).
The photos show a FCU prototype.Serial FCU will have a fixed knobs, like engraved signs and adjusted length of the knobs.Serial FCU will be without the „EXPED” button, as the newest original FCU are produced without that button.If you have several USB devices, we recommend you use an active USB HUB, it means with independent power supply.