Athena 611 Integrated Flight Control System


GS Customer Support

Features & Benefits

  • Assesses accurate roll, pitch and heading in dynamic maneuvers and sustained turns
  • Provides full air data measurements including AoA and sideslip
  • Tolerant to GPS outage
  • Offers optional software module that gives you Collins Aerospace’s full suite of advanced and flight-proven functions, including autopilot, guidance, navigation and mission management



INS/GPS Performance:
Update Rate100 Hz, can be configured to 50 or 300 Hz
Start-up Time14 seconds (initial attitude); 4 minutes gyro compassed attitude/position
Heading Range± 3.14 rad (± 180 deg)
Attitude Range Pitch± 1.57 rad (± 90 deg)
Attitude Range Roll± 3.14 rad (± 180 deg)
Altitude Range-304.8 to 15,240 m (-1,000 ft to 50,000 ft) standard; other custom ranges are available
Baro-inertial Altitude Accuracy13.7 m (45 ft) at sea level, 91.4 m (300 ft) at 15,240 m (50,000 ft) altitude
WGS 84 Referenced Altitude AccuracyGPS receiver accuracy
GPS RangeWorldwide
Lat/Long Position/Velocity AccuracyGPS receiver accuracy
GPS Antenna Power5 V
Airspeed Accuracy< 2 knots @ 40 knots, < 1 knot @ 60 knots
Max Airspeed200 knots standard, can be configured to other speeds
Angle of Attack Range± 0.139 rad (± 8 deg) at max airspeed
Angle of Sideslip Range± 0.139 rad (± 8 deg) at max airspeed
Outside Air TemperatureInput
Program and Maintenance Serial Port(1) PPP service port (RS-232)
Serial Ports(1) INS port (RS-422) baud: 230.4 kb/s; (3) Spare (RS-422)
Discrete Inputs(2)
Discrete Outputs(2)
IMU Performance:
Rate Gyro Bias0.003 deg/h, 1s
Maximum Angular Rates± 400 deg/s

Physical Specs

Size - without mounting bracket< 15.5 x 10.1 x 17.3 cm (< 6.1 x 4.0 x 6.8 in)
WeightNCU: 1.5 kg (3.2 lb); Cable: 0.158 kg (0.35 lb); IMU: 2.8 kg (6.1 lb)
Power18.5 W nominal @ 18-36 VDC


The input power is 18-36 VDC
The power consumption is 18.5 W nominal


Operating Temperature-40 to 70 deg C
Operating VibrationMIL-STD-810F

Typical System


Part Number

Athena 611


Related Documents

User's Manual 523-0020176-001 is available upon request.


We offer a wide range of training courses suitable for both individuals and groups. These courses can be aimed at varying levels from basic user operation to complex fault finding. Field service engineers can visit your facility to conduct training courses.

Contact a representative

Services & Support

Field Support Services

Dedicated Field Service Engineers are there to respond to your support requirements. If technical assistance is needed, troubleshooting and on-site support are available to meet your needs. Contact a representative

Tailored Services

Rockwell Collins is at the industry forefront when it comes to working with customers to develop and employ affordable logistics solutions throughout the product life cycle.  Our established 24/7 global service and support capability, over 80 worldwide locations, and over 3,200 dedicated employees provides original equipment manufacturer (OEM) quality service, logistics and field support. 

Rockwell Collins Performance Based Logistics (PBL) delivers the best combination of commercial best practices with proven logistics expertise to support challenging and ever-changing military operational requirements. PBL solutions ensure guaranteed performance for the warfighter and predictable maintenance costs.

Contact a representative

Maintenance & Repair

Collins Aerospace facilities and capabilities allow us to offer a variety of support solutions from time and material repairs to fully integrated performance based logistics via both Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) and Public Private Partnerships (PPP). The end result is increased operational readiness for the warfighter. Contact a representative

Chat balloon - Click corresponding link to view contactsContacts


GS Customer Support