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Gulfstream G250 to feature Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics

Rockwell Collins today announced that its Pro Line Fusion avionics will be a key feature of the new GulfstreamG250 super mid-size business jet, with first deliveries expected to begin in 2011.

"The Gulfstream PlaneView 250 cockpit, featuring Pro Line Fusion avionics, represents the culmination of a joint development effort with Gulfstream to offer the most advanced flight deck technology available," said Greg Irmen, vice president and general manager, Business and Regional Systems for Rockwell Collins. "We look forward to delivering the key principles of the Pro Line Fusion flight deck - enhanced situational awareness, an intuitive user interface, advanced information management capabilities, and a scaleable architecture that will accommodate the newest advancements – to Gulfstream customers around the world."

Standard Pro Line Fusion features in the PlaneView 250 flight deck include:

• Three high-resolution 15-inch diagonal liquid crystal displays (LCD) capable of showing multiple formats

• Two new Standby Multi-function Controllers (SMCs) installed in the glare shield that incorporate features such as Standby Instruments, Display Control, and Remote Information Display on a 5.3-inch LCD

• Dual Advanced Flight Management Systems (FMS) with Wide Area Augmentation System and Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance approach capability (WAAS LPV) as well as graphical flight planning

• MultiScanTM Weather Radar, a fully automatic radar that detects, analyzes and displays weather hazards from the nose of the aircraft to 300 nm ahead

• Dual Integrated Flight Information Systems (IFIS) providing electronic charts and enhanced maps on the main displays

• Data link system for Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) and graphical weather

• Traffic Surveillance System with Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) capabilities

• Information management system enabling wireless updating of databases  

Optional features include:

• Rockwell Collins HGS-6250 digital LCD Head-Up Guidance System (HUD II)

• Surface Management System

• Second set of electronic charts

• Intercontinental Package consisting of a third advanced FMS, second HF communications system, third navigation radio, second radio altimeter and second data link system

• Lightning Detection System

• Second Traffic Surveillance System  

Pro Line Fusion's architecture is designed for growth to accommodate next generation airspace requirements as well as new flight deck technologies.

Press release issued by Rockwell Collins Inc. on October 5, 2008


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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, Airborne Communication Systems


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