Rockwell Collins

April 26, 2011 - 11:42am

The FAA issued the final in a series of 50 Technical Standard Orders (TSO) for the Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics system last week. The next step for Fusion is the STC for installation in Rockwell Collins’s Challenger 601 test airplane followed by certification on a Bombardier Global Express XRS.

April 26, 2011 - 10:30am

The FAA issued the final in a series of 50 Technical Standard Orders (TSO) for the Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics system last week. The next step for Fusion is the STC for installation in Rockwell Collins’s Challenger 601 test airplane followed by certification on a Bombardier Global Express XRS.

April 19, 2011 - 11:00am
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Rockwell Collins announced the new smaller and lighter compact HGS-3500 head-up guidance system today at the FSF/NBAA Corporate Aviation Safety Seminar in San Diego. At roughly one-fifth the installed cost of a typical long-range jet’s head-up display (HUD), the HGS-3500 promises to bring the safety benefits of HUD technology to the segment spanning single-engine turboprops to midsize jets.

March 7, 2011 - 3:10am

The Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 avionics suite, long a staple in fixed-wing aircraft, has made its first rotorcraft appearance, in a Sikorsky S-61 retrofit program.

March 6, 2011 - 6:46am

Sandel Avionics’ HeliTAWS terrain warning and avoidance technology, introduced at last year’s Heli-Expo, has been adopted for inclusion in Rockwell Collins’ line of integrated rotorcraft avionics systems under a long-term software license agreement between the companies.

January 19, 2011 - 11:22am

To support OEMs, customers and partners in China, Rockwell Collins has opened a new China System Support Center (CSSC) in Shanghai. The CSSC is located in an existing Rockwell Collins facility in Shanghai, which is the companyπs third Shanghai facility and its fifth China location.

October 27, 2010 - 6:26am

International Communications Group (ICG) and Rockwell Collins have demonstrated the compatibility of ICG’s NxtLink ICS-220A communication systems with Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics in the Gulfstream G250, the companies said. The tests demonstrated the use of controller pilot datalink communications (CPDLC) and automatic dependent surveillance-contract (ADS-C) functions in the G250’s Pro Line Fusion avionics.

October 18, 2010 - 3:29pm

The success of data services, such as the General Motors automotive OnStar system, suggests that some hardware manufacturers will eventually make most of their revenue not from the painstaking process of designing and manufacturing physical products but from selling data to owners of their hardware. In aviation, this trend is firmly evident in Rockwell Collins’s purchase of flight handling company Air Routing in January.

October 13, 2010 - 8:33am

International Communica­tions Group (ICG, Booth No. 4649) and Rockwell Collins (Booth No. 7557) have demonstrated the compatibility of ICG’s NxtLink ICS-220A ­communication systems with Rockwell’s Pro Line Fusion avionics. Pro Line Fusion is the basis for the PlaneView250 flight deck on the Gulfstream G250 and is to be featured on the Bombardier Global Express and XRS.

September 8, 2010 - 12:14pm

Las Vegas oddsmakers don't keep track of such things, but if they did Garmin would have been a safe bet to retake the overall number-one ranking in AIN's 2010 avionics product support survey. After ceding the top spot last year to upstart cabin entertainment equipment maker Flight Display Systems, which dropped to ­second place overall this time around, Garmin is once again back in first place. 

 
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