FARNBOROUGH, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rockwell Collins’ Pro Line FusionTM integrated avionics have been selected for Bombardier’s* CSeries* family of new generation commercial aircraft. Entry into service is scheduled for 2013.
"We are very excited to continue our long standing relationship with Bombardier with the selection of our newest avionics offerings for the CSeries," Said Greg Irmen, vice president and general manager of Business and Regional Systems for Rockwell Collins. "Bombardier's confidence in Rockwell Collins and our Pro Line Fusion offering is a testament to both our strong commitment of providing advanced avionics for airline operators and the flexibility and adaptability of our open system Pro Line Fusion architecture.”
Rockwell Collins’ Pro Line Fusion avionics solution provides an open architecture that features an intuitive graphical human-machine interface, extensive situational awareness capabilities, and comprehensive integration with aircraft systems. Furthermore, the Pro Line Fusion system offers information management capabilities for database management, aircraft maintenance and airline operations planning to enhance operational efficiency.
The Pro Line Fusion integrated flight deck features the industry’s largest high-resolution, 15-inch diagonal LCD displays capable of enhanced and synthetic vision. Rockwell Collins will also provide communication, navigation, surveillance, engine indication and crew alerting system (EICAS), and aircraft maintenance systems. The flight management system is integrated with aircraft performance characteristics and features graphical flight planning, as well as WAAS/LPV and extensive RNP SAAAR capabilities to enhance performance and flexibility.
The Pro Line Fusion system offers extensive growth capabilities to meet all anticipated future air space requirements, as well as high reliability to meet the rigorous demands of commercial airline operations.
The CSeries aircraft is the only family of aircraft designed specifically for the 100 to 149 seat market. The Rockwell Collins innovative avionics solution will provide CSeries operators with high dispatch reliability and enhanced operational efficiencies well-suited for the optimized mission capability of the CSeries aircraft family.
About Rockwell Collins
Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) is a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative communication and aviation electronic solutions for both commercial and government applications. Our expertise in flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications, information management and simulation and training is delivered by 20,000 employees, and a global service and support network that crosses 27 countries. To find out more, please visit www.rockwellcollins.com.
*Bombardier and CSeries are either registered or unregistered trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.