June 17, 2013
Rockwell Collins and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently completed the first in a series of risk reduction tests that will eventually help enable unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to safely operate in the national airspace.
May 28, 2013
Rockwell Collins recently conducted two live over-the-air tests of its Wideband High Frequency (WBHF) radio between Ottawa and Cedar Rapids, Iowa. During the tests, the team was able to demonstrate streaming full-color video and ad hoc Internet Protocol networking over an HF link.
November 14, 2012
Rockwell Collins today announced that its Pro Line Fusion® integrated avionics system is now in service on the Gulfstream G280™, marking the system’s debut in the super mid-size business jet market segment.
September 4, 2012
Rockwell Collins recently announced that its Pro Line Fusion® integrated avionics system has achieved Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification on the Gulfstream PlaneView280™ flight deck.
August 7, 2012
The recent successful first fully autonomous takeoff and landing test flight of the Aurora Flight Sciences Centaur optionally piloted twin-engine aircraft showcased the autopilot capabilities of the Rockwell Collins Athena 411 control system.
May 16, 2012
A number of Rockwell Collins’ surveillance, communication and navigation systems for business aircraft have recently received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification to comply with European airspace requirements, including:
May 8, 2012
Rockwell Collins’ Ascend™ Aircraft Information Manager (AIM), which is the only reliable and secure data transfer and maintenance management system available for Pro Line 4™, Pro Line 21™ and Pro Line Fusion®-equipped aircraft, was recently certified for Bombardier Challenger 300/604/605 and Hawker 750/800XP/850XP/900XP aircraft.
February 12, 2012
Rockwell Collins, the first avionics company to certify Traffic Alert Collision Avoidance System (TCAS II) on long-range helicopters, recently received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification of its TCAS II on the Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma Mk II+. This is the first-ever forward fit TCAS II application on a helicopter.
April 21, 2011
Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion™, the company’s newest integrated avionics system, reached a major milestone today by receiving its final Technical Standard Order (TSO).
April 21, 2011
Rockwell Collins’ EP®-8000 image generator, the company’s newest and highest performance visual system for simulation and training, has obtained its first Level D approval. The approval was granted by the French Civil Aviation Authority, La Direction Générale de l’Aviation Civile (DGAC), on an Air France Boeing 777-300 full flight simulator. Air France has also selected the EP-8000 to upgrade three additional Boeing 777 simulators this year.