Airbus Helicopters has developed its own electronic information management system called Helitab. The solution has been adapted to the cockpit where the helicopter uses a reinforced tablet Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1
Paper documentation includes air usually from 30 to 100 pages. In view of the use of helicopters, Airbus Helicopters designed a solution called Helitab, which acts as an electronic information management system EFB. It provides, among other things-to-date maps, information on weather, airports and air traffic management messages NOTAM.
Specifications Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1
- System: Windows 10 Pro;
- Screen: 10.1 "(1920 x 1200 pixels), active capacitive digitizer, the brightness of the 800CD / m²;
- Processor: Intel Core i5-6300U vPro;
- Graphics: Intel HD 520;
- RAM: 4GB DDR3L SDRAM;
- Internal memory: 128 GB Solid State Drive (Serial ATA);
- Memory card: yes;
- Camera: 8 MP, LED;
- Camera: HD 720p;
- Battery: up to 14 hours;
- Communication: WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1 + EDR, 4G LTE modem (optional), USB 2.0, USB 3.0, HDMI;
- Dimensions: 270 x 188 x 19 mm;
- Weight: 1.1 kg.
To create a system Helitab fully utilized enhanced tablet Panasonic FZ-G1. They had to meet as stringent reliability criteria as all other control systems located in the cockpit. Tablets were tested in extreme conditions, and at their election settled the high brightness of the screen, computing power, capacity and reliable latency when using the map. Usable tablet Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 working system based on Microsoft Windows 8. So far Helitab was implemented in helicopters H215 and H225. Soon, the package is updated for Microsoft Windows 10 and Apple iOS and will be progressively implemented in helicopters type H175, H145, H135 and H160. Thanks to the possibilities to adjust the tablet to the user's individual needs, Toughpad FZ-G1 is the solution all-in-one to replace all the tools needed during the flight. Source: press information.