Wed, Oct 08, 2003
Raytheon Aircraft has
selected Rockwell Collins’ Pro Line 21 integrated avionics
system for its King Air 350 and B200 aircraft. The system has
received FAA certification and is now the standard production
offering for the aircraft.
“Raytheon selected Collins Pro Line 21 based on its proven
performance, planned growth capabilities and improvements in
reliability, weight, installation cost and pilot workload,”
said Denny Helgeson, vice president and general manager of Business
and Regional Systems for Rockwell Collins.
The Collins Pro Line 21 integrated avionics package includes
three 10 x 8-inch high-resolution, liquid crystal adaptive flight
Additional features include:
- Collins FMS-3000 provides advanced flight planning and
navigation capabilities, including synchronized lateral and
vertical flight plans, time and fuel planning and graphical map
- Collins GPS-4000A Global Positioning System sensors provide
satellite navigation for en route and terminal phases of flight,
including the ability to perform GPS non-precision approaches.
- Collins Pro Line 21 CNS communication, navigation and
surveillance sensors support the transition from voice to data
communications and enable operators to meet new regulatory and
- Dual Collins AHS-3000 Attitude Heading Reference Systems
feature new solid-state digital quartz gyro technology for improved
reliability and a lower cost of ownership.
- Collins dual-channel automatic flight control system.Collins
ALT-4000 Radio Altimeter.
- Dual Collins ADS-3000 Air Data Systems.
Future options will include:
- Collins Integrated Flight Information System (IFIS) enabling
advanced capabilities including electronic charting, graphical
weather and enhanced map overlays.
- Collins Traffic Alert Collision Avoidance System (TCAS II),
approach capabilities and data link communication.
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