Airbus A350’s Enhanced, Modular Avionics

The A350 continues the trend toward integrated modular avionics by hosting more functions inside hub computers, made by Thales and known as core processing input/output modules (Cpiom). This architecture eliminates several stand-alone line replaceable units (LRU), thereby reducing volume, weight and...
Fred George

Fred formerly was senior editor and chief pilot with Business & Commercial Aviation and Aviation Week's chief aircraft evaluation pilot. He has flown left seat in virtually every turbine-powered business jet produced in the past three decades.

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