L3CA
TAWS+
Features

Terrain Advisory Line for enhanced hazard alerts

TAWS+ incorporates Terrain Advisory Line (TAL), Avoid Terrain and Engine-Out features. With its unique TAL feature, TAWS+ goes beyond aural and visual alerts, extending the standard cautionary terrain segment relative to the current aircraft altitude. TAL reaches out to 30° on either side of the aircraft flight path and out as far as two minutes in front of the aircraft, providing flight crews with an enhanced indication of potential hazards in the flight path.

The most complete picture for situational awareness

Because its alerts are based on each aircraft’s actual ability to climb, TAWS+ provides an added layer of safety over conventional TAWS systems. Sophisticated modeling of aircraft climb capabilities provides the most complete picture for improved situational awareness. Available with standard aircraft climb rate, TAWS+ offers a unique set of enhanced features, and an optional GPS card can be installed in the same unit, providing even greater situational awareness capability.

TAWS+ & TAWS+performance

Base P/N: 9003500-XXXXX

PHYSICAL

Dimensions: 2 MCU (7.64 in. (h) x 2.27 in. (w) x 12.76 in. (L))

Weight: 8.5 lb. (3.86 kg)

Power: 32 Watt Typical

Cooling: Passive

Software: DO-160D/DO-178B

OPERATING ENVIRONMENT

Operating Altitude: Sea level to 55,000 feet

Operating Temperature: -55 °C to +70 °C

Storage Temperature: -55 °C to +85 °C

FEATURES

TAWS+

  • Flight path predictions based on actual climb performance - ✗
  • Terrain Advisory Line - ✓
  • “Avoid Terrain” alert - ✓
  • Engine-Out performance alert - ✓
  • Turn Extrapolation - ✓
  • Landing convergence prediction - ✓
  • Suppression of Mode 1 and Mode 2 alerts while predictive look-ahead is active - ✓
  • GPS option - ✓

 

TAWS+performance

  • Flight path predictions based on actual climb performance - ✓
  • Terrain Advisory Line - ✓
  • “Avoid Terrain” alert - ✓
  • Engine-Out performance alert - ✓
  • Turn Extrapolation - ✓
  • Landing convergence prediction - ✓
  • Suppression of Mode 1 and Mode 2 alerts while predictive look-ahead is active - ✓
  • GPS option - ✓
Product support & sales

Product support

Repair and Overhaul Administration:
Email: ACSS.phxrepair@L3T.com
Phone: +1 (623) 445-7030
Fax: +1 (623) 445-7002

Product Support/Customer Service:
Email: crc.acss@L3T.com
Phone: +1 (623) 445-7070
Fax: +1 (623) 445-7001

AOG Services:
Regional, Business Jet & Military
Administered by logistics partner AVGroup
Provides exchange and rental services of ACSS LRUs to existing ACSS customers.
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Phone: +1 (866) AOG-TCAS or (866) 264 8227 US callers
Phone: +1 (678) 597-2792 International callers
Fax: +1 (770) 457-8563

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