GORE® USB Cables for Civil Aircraft
Our sturdy cable bundles deliver non-stop signal transmission for instant data uploads/downloads in cockpits and cabins while supporting the latest power management systems for portable electronic devices. They continue to meet the industry’s requirements for higher data rate cables that can survive extreme environments.
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Data Sheet: GORE® USB Cables for Aircraft
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To maintain operation of essential aviation systems, aerospace wire and cable must deliver high-speed data transfer and a rugged design. GORE USB Cables for Aircraft from W. L. Gore & Associates keep up with these demands with nonstop signal transmission up to 10 Gb and rapid charging to keep devices powered for crew and passengers alike. Thanks to a rugged design tested to the most rigorous industry standards, our USB 2.0 and USB 3.1 cables withstand a lifetime of exposure to harsh aerospace environments while continuously providing reliable performance.
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Passengers expect to download IFE content and charge their devices quickly and easily on their portable devices when traveling. Pilots expect to receive necessary data in the cockpit. So aircraft cables need to upload/download content and charge devices as fast as possible.
Added Durability for Lifetime Performance
GORE USB Cables in 2.0 and 3.1 versions equally deliver non-stop signal transmission up to 10 Gb ensuring high volumes of content are uploaded and downloaded in time. Our cable bundles also support the latest power management systems so passengers and flight crews can charge their portable electronic devices quickly and easily. Just as important, they withstand the harshest aircraft environments because of the added durability in the construction that provides enhanced protection for a long lifecycle.
Sturdy bundle design of GORE USB Cables
GORE USB Cables are engineered to perform reliably in a variety of aircraft applications, including:
- content loading
- data transfer
- digital video systems
- electronic flight bag (EFB)
- portable electronic devices
- power remote devices
If you have any questions or to discuss your specific application needs, please contact a Gore representative.
GORE USB Cables provide aircraft system architects and engineers with many benefits that improve electrical and mechanical performance such as:
- non-stop signals for high-speed data transmission up to 10 Gb
- ensure high volumes of content are uploaded/downloaded instantly
- support latest power management systems to charge devices quickly
- sturdy bundle design withstands extreme environments for long lifecycle
- compatible with variety of high-speed aerospace connector systems/backshells
- selected pre-qualified samples with short lead times for prototyping and evaluation
- low technical risk based on validated product performance in real-world conditions
For more information about the benefits of our cables, please contact a Gore representative.
These values demonstrate the electrical, mechanical and environmental performance of GORE USB Cables.
|Standard Impedance (Ohms)
90 ± 5
90 ± 10
|Typical Operating Voltage (V)||< 15|
|Nominal Velocity of Propagation (%)||80|
|Nominal Time Delay ns/m (ns/ft)||4.07 (1.24)|
|Capacitance pF/m (pF/ft)||50.0 (15.2)|
|Maximum Skew Within Paira ps/m (ps/ft)||15.0 (4.6)|
|Dielectric Withstanding Voltage (Vrms)
a Shielded twisted pairs only.
Mechanical and Environmental
|Mechanical / Environmental Property||Value|
|Jacket Material||Engineered Fluoropolymer|
|Jacket Color||White (Laser Markable)|
|Conductor||Silver-Plated Copper Alloy|
|Conductor Color Coding||High-Speed Pairs: Blue/White, Yellow/White, Orange/White, Violet/White
Low-Speed Pairs: Green/White
|Temperature Range (°C)||-65 to +200|
Part Numbers & Drawings
Download the drawings to view cable characteristics, like diameter, weight, minimum bend radius, and insertion loss.
|Part Number||AWG Size (Stranding)|
|RCN8800-22D-22P-H||Data Pair: 22 (19/34)
Power Pair: 22 (19/34)
|RCN8800-24D-22P-H||Data Pair: 24 (19/36)
Power Pair: 22 (19/34)
|RCN8800-26D-24P-H||Data Pair: 26 (19/38)
Power Pair: 24 (19/36)
|GSC-03-84761-24D||Data Pair: 26 (19/38)
Power Pair: 24 (19/36)
GORE USB Cables have undergone substantial qualification testing to ensure they meet the most current industry standards and our customers’ requirements.
- ABD0031 (AITM 3.0005); BSS7239: Toxicity
- ABD0031 (AITM 3.0008B); BSS7238; FAR Part 25, Appendix F, Part V: Smoke Density
- ANSI/NEMA WC 27500: Environmental Testing, Jacket and Marking
- CS/FAR Part 25, Section 25.853, Appendix F, Part I (b)(7): Flammability
- SAE AS4373™: Test Methods for Insulated Electric Wire (Contact Gore for available data)
Fill out a short form to receive a complimentary sample of our pre-qualified cables for prototyping and evaluation from our authorized global distributors, Air Cost Control (Europe) or WireMasters (US).
Meet Gore at the Paris Air Show
June 19, 2023 - June 25, 2023
Visit our Booth 2C-C358 to see GORE® Cables and Materials that have been proven and trusted over time in fighter jets, rotorcraft and passenger airliners. Reserve your time slot now for a 1-on-1 discussion to talk with us about your latest airframe and aviation system developments.
Visit Gore at the Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit (AAAA)
April 26, 2023 - April 29, 2023
Stop by Booth 1023 and ask to see our demonstrations to watch how GORE® Cables and Materials perform reliably before and after installation and over time. We’re also eager to hear about your latest airframe and aviation system developments and talk with you about our solutions to ensure mission performance and aircrew protection for FARA, FLRAA and enduring fleet.
W. L. Gore & Associates Expands High-Speed Data Transmission Capabilities
Posted April 18, 2023
W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced today its new Cat8 ethernet cable for use in aerospace and defense platforms. The new Cat8 ethernet cable allows for four times the high-speed data transmission previously possible.
W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES WINS SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM BAE SYSTEMS
Posted April 11, 2023
W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced that last week it was one of 13 companies to win a “Partner 2 Win” Supplier of the Year award from BAE Systems for Gore’s high-performance cabling supporting countermeasure and electromagnetic defense solutions. In addition, Gore also received a Silver Supplier Award for best-in-class performance and contributions to supply chain success.
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