Transport Canada has certified Bombardier's Global Vision flight
deck, with FAA and EASA approvals expected to come later this
Global Vision Flight Deck
"This is an important milestone, as aircraft equipped with the
Global Vision flight deck can now be granted a certificate of
airworthiness," said Stéphane Leblanc, Vice President and
General Manager, Global Aircraft, Bombardier Business Aircraft. "To
date, we have completed over 600 hours of flight testing and are
progressing full throttle towards certification of specific
advanced features, such as the incorporation of enhanced vision and
synthetic vision on the head-up display."
Bombardier Global 5000
Bombardier Aerospace and Rockwell Collins will be the first to
certify synthetic vision on a head-up display (HUD) as part of the
Pro Line Fusion avionics system on the Global Vision flight deck.
In April 2011, Rockwell Collins announced it obtained all FAA
Technical Standard Orders for its Pro Line Fusion avionics suite,
the first application of which will be featured in the Global
Vision flight deck.
Entry-into-service is on schedule for early 2012. The Global
Vision flight deck will be featured on Global 5000 and Global 6000