News | October 5, 2008

Gulfstream G250 To Feature Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion Avionics

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rockwell Collins today announced that its Pro Line FusionTM avionics will be a key feature of the new Gulfstream G250 super mid-size business jet, with first deliveries expected to begin in 2011.

"The Gulfstream PlaneView 250 cockpit, featuring Pro Line Fusion avionics, represents the culmination of a joint development effort with Gulfstream to offer the most advanced flight deck technology available," said Greg Irmen, vice president and general manager, Business and Regional Systems for Rockwell Collins. "We look forward to delivering the key principles of the Pro Line Fusion flight deck - enhanced situational awareness, an intuitive user interface, advanced information management capabilities, and a scaleable architecture that will accommodate the newest advancements – to Gulfstream customers around the world."

Standard Pro Line Fusion features in the PlaneView 250 flight deck include:

  • Three high-resolution 15-inch diagonal liquid crystal displays (LCD) capable of showing multiple formats
  • Two new Standby Multi-function Controllers (SMCs) installed in the glare shield that incorporate features such as Standby Instruments, Display Control, and Remote Information Display on a 5.3-inch LCD
  • Dual Advanced Flight Management Systems (FMS) with Wide Area Augmentation System and Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance approach capability (WAAS LPV) as well as graphical flight planning
  • MultiScanTM Weather Radar, a fully automatic radar that detects, analyzes and displays weather hazards from the nose of the aircraft to 300 nm ahead
  • Dual Integrated Flight Information Systems (IFIS) providing electronic charts and enhanced maps on the main displays
  • Data link system for Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) and graphical weather
  • Traffic Surveillance System with Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) capabilities
  • Information management system enabling wireless updating of databases

Optional features include:

  • Collins HGS-6250 digital LCD Head-Up Guidance System (HUD II)
  • Surface Management System
  • Second set of electronic charts
  • Intercontinental Package consisting of a third advanced FMS, second HF communications system, third navigation radio, second radio altimeter and second data link system
  • Lightning Detection System
  • Second Traffic Surveillance System

e Fusion's architecture is designed for growth to accommodate next generation airspace requirements as well as new flight deck technologies. More information on Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion is available at www.rockwellcollins.com/prolinefusion.

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.

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