Rockwell Collins has signed master contracts with AVIC Aircraft Co., Ltd (AVIC Aircraft), a subsidiary of Aviation Industry Corporation of China, Ltd. (AVIC), to supply its Pro Line Fusion advanced avionics system and air data systems for MA700 turboprop regional aircraft.
AVIC has also chosen Rockwell Collins’ HGS-3500 Head-up Guidance System – an innovative, all-in-one compact head-up display (HUD) solution – as an airline-selectable option. The MA700 is expected to perform its first flight in November 2019 and receive certification by 2021.
“Since our Pro Line II and Pro Line 21 avionics systems are already featured on the MA60 and MA600, we are honored that AVIC has again chosen us to provide advanced and reliable avionics systems for its newest MA700 turboprop regional aircraft,” said Craig Olson, vice president and general manager, Business and Regional Systems, Rockwell Collins. “Pro Line Fusion will give them a fully loaded package of baseline equipment for operation in the modernized global airspace, including ADS-B Out mandate compliance, enhanced navigational capabilities, radius-to-fix (RF) legs, touchscreen interfaces and more.”
The Pro Line Fusion flight deck for the MA700 includes the following features and capabilities: Four interchangeable 14-inch widescreen flight displays to optimize dispatchability; MultiScan weather radar with predictive windshear capability, providing unprecedented atmospheric threat assessment capabilities; Pilot-configurable primary and multifunction display windows that can show any system information, flight-critical data and synoptic diagrams of aircraft system information; Touch-interactive graphical maps with eyes-forward flight planning, real-time onboard weather radar overlays, obstacles, and geopolitical boundaries; Built-in, geo-referenced electronic navigation charts that display “own-ship” aircraft position for enhanced situational awareness during approaches that easily transitions to the airport chart after landing to make surface navigation easier; Fully-featured flight management system positions airlines for airspace modernization with localizer performance with vertical navigation (LPV) approach capability and radius-to-fix (RF) legs.
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