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Honeywell signs $2.8 billion lifetime contract with Embraer to provide avionics for second generation of E-Jets

Honeywell and Embraer have signed an agreement worth $2.8 billion over its lifetime to provide Honeywell's Primus Epic as the integrated avionics system for Embraer's new second generation of the E-Jet aircraft family.

Avionics can include navigation, communications and display systems in the cockpit to give pilots and crew critical information to help them fly safely, accurately and efficiently.

Primus Epic integrates these systems into a compact offering and adds innovative technologies such as synthetic vision and advanced flight management for better situational awareness and more fuel-efficient, direct approaches at airports.

The second generation of Embraer E-Jets equipped with Honeywell's Primus Epic is planned to enter service in 2018, with the program expected to launch later this year. Honeywell and Embraer have a long history of working together on a variety of products and services, dating back 25 years.

With 9 million flight hours to date on E-Jets, Honeywell's highly successful Primus Epic boasts commonality with the current generation of fielded aircraft, allowing for a smooth transition to the new platform. Because these avionics are software-based, Embraer will be able to easily and effectively integrate future communication, navigation and air traffic management systems.

Press release issued by Honeywell Aerospace on February 4, 2013

 

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Honeywell Aerospace Air Conditioning Equipment, Air Conditioning Equipment, Cockpit Printers, Airborne Communication Systems, Cargo Systems, Airspeed Indicators, WAAS Equipment, Starter Generators, Bleed Air Systems, Air Purification Systems, Flight Management Systems, Engine Parts, Pneumatic Systems Equipment, Automatic Flight Control Systems, Inertial Components & Systems, Multi-Mode Receivers (MMR), Auxiliary Power Units, Cabin Pressure Control Systems, Autopilots, Cockpit Control Systems, Avionics Management Systems, Automatic Direction Finders, Distance Measuring Equipment, Transceivers, VOR (Omnirange) Receivers, Radio Communications Equipment, GPS, Attitude and Heading Reference Systems, Radar/Radio Altimeters, Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems, Horizontal Situation Indicator, Heading Indicators, Onboard Intercom Systems, Electronic Flight Instrument Systems, Flight Recorders, Collision Avoidance Systems/TCAS, Fly-by-Wire Systems, Air Data Computers, Cabin Management Systems, Weather Mapping Radar, Emergency Locator Transmitters, Radar Transponders, IFF Interrogators, Glide Slope Receivers, Weapons Countermeasures, LCD Displays, Moving Maps, Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS), Inflight Entertainment, Angle of Attack Indicators, Proximity Sensors
Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A. Airframer

 

 Related aircraft programs:
Embraer E-Jet 190 series
Embraer E-Jet 170 series

 

 Related directory sectors:
Indicators and Instruments
Flight and Data Management

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