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Heads Up Technologies selected to provide the Voice Checklist System for Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21

Heads Up Technologies, Inc., a leading supplier of electronic solutions for general aviation and commercial aircraft, has been selected to provide the Voice Checklist Management System integrated into the Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 avionics system for the Cessna CJ4. The new system, called the CKL550, will be ready for production in 1st Qtr, 2010.

Based upon the company's patented checklist management technology, the CKL550 reads the checklist aloud to the flight crew using a digital voice – just like another crew member. The checklist items are displayed on the MFD and marked as completed or deferred by the pilot. The voice presentation reduces pilot visual workload resulting in better situational awareness and enhanced safety. Customization is possible, allowing pilots to tailor their checklist to their specific aircraft configuration or mission profile.

The system also provides verbal passenger briefings which can be triggered either manually through the MFD, or as "autobriefs" associated with completing particular checklist items.

"We are very pleased to be working with Rockwell Collins on this project" said Rob Harshaw, President/CEO for Heads Up. "Heads Up introduced the voice checklist twenty-five years ago at the NBAA as a stand alone unit. The Pro Line 21 project represents the most seamless integration of our checklist technology to date," he added.

Press release issued by Heads Up Technologies Inc. on September 1, 2009


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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
Heads Up Technologies Inc. Cabin Lighting, Avionics Management Systems, Automatic Passenger Briefing Equipment, Inflight Entertainment, Annunciators, Warning Systems/Equipment, Aircraft Exterior Lighting Systems, Weather Forecasting Systems, Cabin Management Systems


 Related aircraft programs:
Cessna Citation CJ4


 Related directory sectors:
Flight and Data Management
Communications (Airborne)

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