Mission Commander (MC) Control
MC Control is a situational awareness tool used to actively monitor and record critical parameters such as voltage, current, temperature, strain, pressure, or digital input/output for various uses such as structural health monitoring, fixed/rotary-wing flight test data acquisition, autonomous vehicle control, and many others. The system includes airborne, ground, and relay components that are tightly coupled and work interactively either in real-time mode or post- production. The system samples and records data in real time from analog sensors, digital discrete signals, and aircraft data buses. This data is displayed on a graphical user interface to enable users to view data, reports, and exceedance alarms and enter flight-specific information. Exceedance algorithms monitor key parameters, notify users via graphical LED, and automatically create reports based on condition.
MC Control operates as a HUMS, collecting technical and performance data for analyzing aircraft usage data and structural loads to determine rate of structural fatigue life consumption. AEVEX’s HUMS system collects data for monitoring and trending the structural integrity and fatigue associated with the airframe and aircraft modifications. The system monitors and records mission critical parameters and includes multiple input/outputs for almost endless customizability. It collects data related to structural stress, strain, fatigue, and loads. The data can be used to evaluate the lifecycle of the aircraft, modify inspection cycles, and extend the useful life of the asset.