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Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion

Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion® avionics system receives first FAA certification

Just weeks after receiving its final Technical Standard Order (TSO), Rockwell Collins' Pro Line Fusion® integrated avionics system received supplemental type certification (STC). The STC, issued by the Federal Aviation Administration, was achieved on the company's experimental test aircraft.

Pro Line Fusion is the industry's most advanced avionics system, bringing new features currently not available in the marketplace, including:

• An empowering, eyes-forward human interface featuring synthetic vision on the head-up display (HUD)

• Intuitive airport visualization enhancements, including the synthetic vision Airport Dome that orients pilots before descent and target runway highlighting on the airport diagram

• Networked capability enabling interoperability to synchronize the aircraft and ground systems and make database updates

• An open, software-based architecture which simplifies aircraft certification using a proven functional software TSO approach, lets original equipment manufacturers select the right computing hardware footprint for each of the aircraft in their families, and supports rapid deployment of new features as they are certified

"This certification affirms the flexibility and adaptability of the Pro Line Fusion system, and enables aircraft manufacturers to more easily install and certify the system on their respective platforms," said Greg Irmen, vice president and general manager, Business and Regional Systems for Rockwell Collins. "We continue to progress toward Pro Line Fusion's entry into service and are working with customers to achieve more certifications in the coming months."

Press release issued by Rockwell Collins Inc. on May 16, 2011


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Rockwell Collins Inc. Head-Up Displays, Radio Communications Equipment, Moving Maps, Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS), LCD Displays, Engine Indicator Instruments, Cabin Management Systems, Automatic Flight Control Systems, Inflight Entertainment, Automatic Direction Finders, Cabin Address Systems, Autopilots, Radar/Radio Altimeters, Distance Measuring Equipment, VOR (Omnirange) Receivers, Avionics Management Systems, Air-to-Ground Data Links, Multi-Mode Receivers (MMR), Engine Control Quadrants, Control Panels, Aircraft & Helicopter Controllers, Collision Avoidance Systems/TCAS, Helmet-Mounted Displays (HMD), Weather Mapping Radar, Inertial Components & Systems, Attitude and Heading Reference Systems, Navigation Antennas, Transceivers, Flight Recorders, Cockpit Printers, Flight Directors, Flight Management Systems, Electronic Flight Instrument Systems, Air Data Computers, Onboard Computers, UAV Control Software, GPS, Simulation Systems, Surveillance/Air Defense Radar, Engine Controls, Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems, Horizontal Situation Indicator, Instrument Landing Systems, Command, Control & Intelligence Systems


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Navigation Aids (Airborne)
Indicators and Instruments
Flight and Data Management

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