Rockwell Collins

May 2, 2011 - 6:35am

The first production-conforming Nextant 400XT will make its public debut this month at Ebace. According to Nextant, the 400XT is a remanufactured Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP with Williams FJ44-3AP engines, Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 avionics and a zero-timed airframe complete with new paint and interior.

May 1, 2011 - 9:10am

Rockwell Collins is developing the HGS-3500 head-up guidance system, a smaller and lighter head-up display (HUD) for turboprop singles to midsize jets. The HGS-3500, for use in aircraft equipped with the Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics suite, fits into one 12-pound unit that mounts in front of the pilot. It consists of an LED-lighted active-matrix LCD that feeds the image into the top of the HUD glass.

May 1, 2011 - 7:30am

StandardAero Business Aviation announced at the Aircraft Interiors Expo 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.

May 1, 2011 - 4:50am

It is just over a year since Rockwell Collins acquired flight planning group Air Routing International and rebranded the business Ascend Flight Information Solutions. The Houston-based operation has had a lower global profile than rival Universal Weather & Aviation for many years but that could be set to change as its new owner supports efforts to get closer to key emerging markets for business aviation.

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.

 
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