Vertical Lift


Vertical Lift

Data Device Corporation (DDC), the leader for more than 50 years in high reliability motion control, power control, and data networking technology for the aerospace and defense industries, offers SWaP-C optimized, flight certifiable solutions for civil helicopter applications - providing field proven, compact products that meet commercial aerospace environmental requirements, while reducing space, weight, power consumption, and total cost of ownership.


The DDC Advantage:

Civil helicopters demand reliable, light-weight solutions engineered for precision control and reliable connectivity, designed in compliance with DO-160, DO-178, and DO-254. DDC solutions meeting these requirements include:

Power Control:

  • Compact configuration provides high power density, SWaP savings
  • Redundancy & failsafe mechanism provides optimal solution for safety critical power management applications

Motor Control:

  • Compact integrated single-module solution reduces in-house development risk and time-to-market
  • High MTBF provides high system reliability

Motion Feedback:

  • Accuracy to 8 Arc minutes
  • Internal synthesized reference provides up to 45° phase shift correction

Data Networking:

  • ARINC 429 inputs internally protected to lightning requirements of DO-160D level A3
  • Operates at data rate beyond ARINC 429 specifications to 5MHz

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