PDL Mk.III | PDL Mk.III GARDT

Bring your own PC host

The Mk.III model is fully compatible with the third-party supplied eESM and other FLS management systems.

Use Cases

Flight line or shop data loading by

  • Airlines
  • MROs
  • Avionics equipment suppliers
  • Aircraft manufacturers
Benefits
  • Integrated data loader
  • Fully compliant to all A615-3 and A615A aircraft systems
  • Electronic distribution and storage of software parts, physical media (e.g floppies) no longer used
  • Certified by Airbus, recommended by Boeing, used by many airlines & MROs worldwide
  • Fully ruggedized
Key Features
  • ARINC 615 / 603 and ARINC 615A data loading via standard aircraft data loading connector
  • TechSAT GARDT® Technology for secure data loading according to Airbus Security Requirements for Portable Data Loader
  • Compatible with any Windows® laptop / PC
  • Direct data loading from USB 3.5” floppy disk, USB DVD drive, USB stick, or HDD media repository
  • Import of load parts from all types of USB media or via LAN to HDD media repository
  • TechSAT GARDT® (GuARded Data loading Technology) device providing 4 Tx and 8 Rx ARINC 429 channels, 4 function discretes, and Ethernet interface
  • D-sub to A615 load cable and A603 load stub cable adapter included
  • Fully compliant with standard PDL adapter cables
  • Interface to FLS Management Systems, e.g. eESM Lufthansa Technik

Technical Data

Features GARDT® Unit
  • Linux based single board computer
  • 4 A429 transmitter channels
  • 8 A429 receiver channels
  • 4 function discretes
  • 1 Ethernet interface
  • Powered through the aircraft data loading connector
  • Compliant to Airbus Security Requirements for portable data loader
Interfaces, Connectors
  • USB 2.0 type B connector for connecting to the host computer
  • D-sub 50 connector for connecting the loader cable
  • Power inlet for connecting the loader cable or a power cable
Power Supply
  • 110 V/400 Hz via aircraft data loading connector
  • 28 V DC via aircraft data loading connector
  • 110 V/60 Hz-400 Hz or 220 V/50 Hz via power inlet
  • 10 W maximal consumption
Physical Dimensions
  • Size outside: L 150 mm, B 105 mm, H 90 mm
  • Weight in total: 980 g
Operating Environment
  • Temp. operating: -10 °C to 55 °C
  • Temp. storage: -20 °C to 60 °C
  • Humidity operating: 30% to 80% RH non-condensing
Software Support
  • PDL GARDT® Frontend for Windows® XP and Windows® 7 32 bit/64 bit
Scope of Delivery
  • A429 USB GARDT® Device for Data Loading (PN 403560)
  • PDL GARDT® Frontend CD (PN 202132)
  • A615-3 load cable, 200 cm with A/C power (PN 602849-020)
  • A603 adapter cable, 10 cm (PN 602589-001)
  • USB cable 2.0, 180 cm, Typ A-B (PN 1004630)
Extras
  • FADEC load cable (PN 1015652)
  • GARDT® power cable, US (PN 602915-020)
  • GARDT® power cable, EU (PN 602916-020)
  • External 3.5” USB fl oppy drive (PN 1016518)
  • External 3.5” USB DVD drive (PN 1010081)
Part Number
  • 403562/ PDL Mk.III
  • 403561/PDL Mk.III GARDT®