Jan 11, 2011

Electronic Data Manager (EDM)

Enables aircrew members to plan missions quickly and to react to mission changes while in flight.

The Electronic Data Manager (EDM) is a light, portable touch-screen computer in the form of a kneeboard that provides the aviator with global positioning system (GPS) moving map capabilities, sunlight readability, and the ability to use Windows-based software. 

    The EDM includes:
Moving map display (GPS aircraft position and waypoints)
Tactical graphics
Two-way Blue Force Tracking-Aviation situational awareness
Beyond-line-of-sight text messaging
Displays of checklists, manuals, and approach plates in PDF format 

  • Capability to import mission planning data from Aviation Mission Planning Systems software 

  • Weight and balance calculations
Aircraft performance planning calculations 

  • Electronic notes
EDM Spiral 3.5 improvements include:
  • 1.6 GHZ System Processor

  • 2 GB RAM

  • 6.4” Sealed Trans-reflective Glass Touch Screen 480x640
Sunlight Readable and NVG Compatible Display

  • 60 GB Solid State Hard Drive

  • External Power, Ethernet, and USB 2.0 interfaces-enhanced speed and performance

  • Ability to host future dynamic terrain and obstacle avoidance

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