Fri, Oct 22, 2010
StandardAero, Rockwell Collins Partner On Avionics Upgrade
StandardAero announced Monday that it is teaming with Rockwell
Collins on the Pro Line 4-to-Pro Line 21 upgrade for Falcon 50EX.
The work performed is for an undisclosed customer and will be
completed at StandardAero's Springfield, IL facility.
The upgrade offers the latest in cockpit software and product
development including WAAS/LPV, Graphical Weather, XM Satellite
Weather, Electronic Charts, NTSC Video on the MFD, Enhanced
Navigation Maps all with functionality prepared for the future.
Lastly, operators who select to do this upgrade receive a two-year
new equipment warranty plus a two year CASP warranty on the
remaining flight deck avionics.
Falcon 50EX File Photo
"We feel that Rockwell Collins and StandardAero working together
to develop a new STC for the Pro Line 21 installation in the Falcon
50EX, is a winning combination," said Scott Taylor, senior vice
president, Business Aviation, StandardAero. "Upgrading to the Pro
Line 21 platform, which will include WAAS and LPV capabilities, not
only will enhance external environment and cockpit awareness, but
will make future updates easier to implement and less costly for
Falcon 50 owners - as well as F2000 owners."
The project's expected delivery is scheduled for early February,
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