Mode Select Panel

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Customer – Rockwell Collins

Where Used – KC‐135

Function ‐ Primary operator interface for flight director systems

  • Provides operator interface to mission computer for various flight director modes selected by the flight crew for given phases of flight


  • Split Legend buttons and lighting
    • Dead Front / Sunlight Readable
    • LED lighting
    • NVIS Compliant to MIL‐STD‐3009
  • Sealed low profile momentary push button switches
  • Custom relative rotary encoder
  • Internal Programmable Logic Device (PLD) provides Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) for LED dimming (matching aircraft incandescent lighting curve)
  • Qualified to RTCA / DO‐160F environmental and EMI requirements
  • Communicates with aircraft data bus via ARINC 429