Hainan Airlines selects Rockwell Collins avionics for 47 Airbus A320s

Hainan Airlines has selected a number of Rockwell Collins avionics, including its WXR-2100 MultiScan™ Threat Detection System and GLU-925 Multi-Mode Receiver (MMR), for 47 new Airbus A320s. Deliveries are in progress.

“We have a long-standing, strong relationship with Hainan Airlines – one that now spans twenty years,” said TC Chan, vice president and managing director, Asia Pacific for Rockwell Collins. “Hainan’s choice of our most advanced avionics is a testament to the trust between us, and more importantly, it enables more reliable, safer operations in a fast-growing industry.”  

Rockwell Collins’ award-winning MultiScan Threat Detection System is a fully automatic, hands-free airborne radar system. MultiScan provides optimal clutter-free weather information that reduces pilot workload and enhances safety and passenger comfort by minimizing unexpected turbulence encounters.

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The advanced GLU-925 is the first MMR certified for precision landing using either Global Navigation Satellite Systems or Instrument Landing Systems. The GLU-925 is the primary navigation sensor for all phases of flight, and meets the stringent Required Navigation Performance requirement of 0.1 n.m.

Hainan Airlines also selected the following Rockwell Collins avionics:

  • ADF-900 Automatic Direction Finder
  • CPL-920D High Speed Digital Antenna Coupler
  • DME-900 Distance Measuring Equipment
  • HFS-900D High Speed Data Radio
  • VHF-2100 Very High Frequency Transceiver
  • VOR-900 VHF Omnidirectional Radio

Source: Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE: COL)
Date: Feb 10, 2012