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Modular Acquisition Unit (MAU)

Acquire multiple data inputs and harmonize into one feed.

Gain Industry Leading Flight Data Acquisition with the MAU

The MAU (Modular Acquisition Unit or Modular Data Acquisition Unit) provides a custom solution to suit aircraft configurations with minimal engineering. The MAU is designed to fit general, business and military aircraft which require a standalone or integrated flight data acquisition system.  The MAU’s robust machined aluminum enclosure, along with the MIL SPEC D38999 connectors, provides protection for most operational environments, making it suitable for fixed and rotary-wing aircraft. The hard mount, compact configuration enables it to fit in any orientation, greatly simplifying the installation.


SWaP Optimized

The MAU’s stackable footprint allows for installation in aircraft types including fixed-wing, rotorcraft, and unmanned aerial systems (UAVs).

Multiple I/O Options

The MAU supports ARINC 717, ARINC 429, CSDB, analog inputs, and discretes, ensuring total FDR/CVR compatibility.

Future Proof

The MAU and RDC can be expanded to include additional functions such as ELT and QAR functionality.

Modernize Legacy Equipment

Our data acquisition solutions can enable additional parameters to feed into existing legacy flight data recorders.

Reduce Wiring

Streamline all data into one feed for easy read/write capabilities with all modern flight data recorder platforms.

Complete Ecosystem

The Flight Data Systems ecosystem provides advantages for operators looking for all-in-one expertise in multiple domains.


Various hardware and service options available. For accurate pricing, contact a technical sales expert.

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Flight Data Acquisition

Flight Data Systems data acquisition modules enable organizations to action powerful flight data to drive business ROI.

HHMPI™ Data Download

The HHMPI supports data downloads from popular flight recorder brands including Honeywell, L3Harris, Universal, and more.

Flight Data Readouts

FDS Readout services provide operators with secure and reliable maintenance records compliant to the highest standards in aviation.


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Need more information? Download the product sheet and get in touch with Flight Data Systems’ technical experts to learn more about our data solutions.