The Centralized Data Acquisition Unit is an embedded System for the AIRBUS A400M military aircraft. It receives and captures data from the various aircraft systems, including the engines.
From this data, reports are generated to provide information about the status of the various systems. The reporting functionality is capable of generating printed reports as well as reports sent to the ground station via radio transmission. Furthermore, the CDAU generates and sends reports to the Digital Flight Data Recorder (DFDR)
AES tasks: AES is responsible for the update of reports and the DFDR frame
Criticality: DAL D, DAL C