The latest nxFCU simply has no equal in the industry. It is the proven, rugged and state-of-the-art automation solution for high-reliability rotary- and fixed-wing Tactical UAS and where CS-23 or STANAG 4671 Certification is targeted. It is however much more than an FCU: Each unit includes dissimilar and redundant navigation sensors, flight computers and communication links in a SWaP-optimised format. The nxFCU was specifically developed to fast-track a vast array of reliable UAS developments. It offers standards-based interoperability and a host of ports to interface with specialised sensors, actuators and mission equipment. Complete Flight and Mission Automation software is available and is created, verified and validated using state-of-the-art Model-Based Design tools. Software is deployed on a certified real-time operating system.
S-PLANE follows the principles of applicable standards and guidelines (including RTCA DO-178/254/330/etc.) for all flight critical developments. The nxFCU is qualified in accordance with MIL-STD 810 (RTCA DO-160 is optional). Each individual nxFCU receives detailed attention during manufacturing and testing and undergoes environmental stress screening in accordance with MIL-HDBK-344A before being shipped to clients. S-PLANE stands by its products, offering exceptional engineering services, training and client support as well as a proper 24 month warranty on every nxFCU as standard. No wonder that the nxFCU is the choice for most new professional Tactical UAS developments in Europe today.