StandardAero Installs First Pro Line 4 to Pro Line 21 Upgrade

 - June 29, 2011, 3:25 AM

StandardAero Business Aviation announced at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany, it has completed the first Rockwell Collins Pro Line 4-to-Pro Line 21 cockpit upgrade on a Falcon 50EX.

According to the Tempe, Ariz. maintenance, repair and overhaul center, it is authorized to perform the work at any of its four MRO facilities–Springfield, Ill.; Augusta, Ga.; Los Angeles and Houston. Pro Line 21 features four configurable 8- by 10-inch LCDs that display Rockwell Collins’s integrated flight information system (IFIS).

With IFIS, pilots will have access to high-resolution electronic charts, XM graphical weather, including lightning data, satellite images and winds aloft. Also part of the retrofit is Rockwell Collins’s flight management system with wide area augmentation, as well as GPS localizer performance with vertical guidance approaches.