TITLE

Ramp Up for 130 Amp

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Armada International;Apr/May2007, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the training of U.S. Air Force flight crews and maintenance personnel conducted by Boeing in preparation for the arrival of the C-130 Avionics Modernization Program (Amp) aircraft, scheduled to be fielded in 2010. The training courses will provide information on the new avionics systems of Amp and the operational procedures involved. The C-130 Amp possesses enhanced digital avionics that provide a ten-fold increase in situational awareness over the old analogue cockpits.
ACCESSION #
24910973

 

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