Becker Avionics has been selected by RUAG Aerospace to supply
the DVCS 6100 digital audio and intercom system for the new Dornier
228 NG production aircraft. RUAG Aerospace celebrated the roll-out
of the Dornier 228 NG aircraft in November 2009. The aircraft is
currently in the certification flight test phase and deliveries are
anticipated for the 3rd quarter of 2010.
In the standard configuration, each aircraft will be equipped
with the Becker Avionics DVCS6100 digital audio and intercom
system, comprised of two Audio Control Units (ACU) 6100 in the
Cockpit, with additional expansion capabilities for the cabin. The
units fully integrate with the Remote Electronic Unit (REU) 6100
and control the aircraft audio and radio selection. The DVCS6100
was selected due to versatility and performance it offers which
enable the operator to software customize the audio system
parameters in order to meet the mission requirements.
The DVCS6100 has been designed for both rotary and fixed-wing
applications. Since the market introduction of the 1st DVCS
generation, almost 700 systems have been delivered.