FADEC 3 - 3rd generation Full Authority Digital Engine Control
The FADEC 3 engine control unit provides aircraft electronic engine protection and reduces the pilot's workload. It offers lower costs of ownership and facilitates maintenance management.
Extreme environment resistance (-55° to +95°, lightning and radar radiation, vibrations 40g)
Integrated onto a broad range of engines
Control units for optimum engine performance
As the brain behind the engines, the FADEC monitors, protects and controls the aircraft propulsion system in real time. The FADEC 3 is on board many commercial aircraft such as the Airbus A318, A319, A320, A321 and A380, Boeing 737NG, 747-800, 767, 777 and 787 Dreamliner, as well as on military platforms such as the Airbus A400M.
Engine models equipped with FADEC 3
The FADEC 3 engine control unit is fitted to a number of short, medium and long-haul engines as well as the A400M military transporter:
- CFM56-5B de CFM International
- CFM56-7B de CFM International
- CF6-80C2L1F de General Electric
- CF6-80C2K1F de General Electric
- GE90-115B de General Electric
- GEnx-1B de General Electric
- GEnx-2B de General Electric
- GP7200 d’Engine Alliance
- TP400-D6 d’Europrop International.
A proven expertise
The world leader in full authority digital engine controls for civil aviation via FADEC International, a joint venture with BAE Systems, Safran Electronics & Defense relies on its 35+ years of expertise in design, production and support of FADEC systems. Our FADECs ensure a high level of safety and performance for optimum engine operations.
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