Bombardier’s Global Vision cockpit for the Global 5000 and 6000 (formerly XRS) received certification from Transport Canada, although advanced features such as synthetic vision and enhanced vision on the head-up display will come later. Global Vision is based on the Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion flight deck, which received FAA approval of all applicable technical standard orders in April.
When Rockwell Collins officially celebrated the first full-rate production delivery of its ARC-210 RT-1939(C) Generation 5 radio to PMA 209, the air combat electronics program office of the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command in late April, it marked a milestone.
Four years after unveiling its next-generation Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics suite, Rockwell Collins (Hall 4 A18) has surpassed major certification milestones. Now the company is leveraging the system up and down the civil aircraft market and across to the military market as well.
The Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics system is “good to go,” reported chairman, president and CEO Clay Jones during an April 21 earnings call. The FAA issued the final in a series of 50 hardware and software technical standard orders (TSO) for the Pro Line Fusion in April, and Rockwell Collins is now working on a supplemental type certificate (STC) for installation in its Challenger 601 test airplane.
For more than five years, Rockwell Collins engineers have been working on a tough challenge: how to make a compact head-up display (HUD) system, one that could fit into much smaller aircraft than the big jets that currently carry HUDs.
Rockwell Collins has added European Union regional trip support to the services provided under its Ascend flight information solutions.
Rockwell Collins (Stand 7036) has announced an agreement with Emteq to integrate the New Berlin, Wisconsin-based company’s line of LED interior lighting with its own Venue high-definition cabin management system.
StandardAero Business Aviation announced at the Aircraft Interiors Expo it has completed the first successful Rockwell Collins Pro Line 4-to-Pro Line 21 cockpit upgrade on a Falcon 50EX. According to the Tempe, Arizona maintenance, repair and overhaul center, it is authorized to perform the work at any of its four MRO facilities: Springfield, Illinois; Augusta, Georgia; Los Angeles; and Houston, Texas.
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.