Singapore Airlines selects Rockwell Collins avionics
- For up to 15 Airbus A330s
Singapore Airlines has selected Rockwell Collins avionics, including its WXR-2100 MultiScan™ Threat Detection System and GLU-925 Multi-Mode Receiver (MMR), for up to 15 new Airbus A330s. Deliveries are expected to begin in 2013.
“Singapore Airlines continues to select our most advanced avionics systems for its wide-body Airbus aircraft,” said TC Chan, vice president and managing director, Asia Pacific for Rockwell Collins. “Our proven avionics – which are installed on Singapore Airlines’ existing fleet of A330s − provide the airline with highly reliable navigation, communication and safety enhancements for optimal flight operations at its worldwide destinations.”
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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.
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.
Singapore Airlines also selected the following Rockwell Collins avionics:
- ADF-900 Automatic Direction Finder
- DME-900 Distance Measuring Equipment
- HFS-900D High Speed Data Radio
- LRA-2100 Low-range Radio Altimeter
- SAT-906 SATCOM
- VHF-2100 Very High Frequency Transceiver
- VOR-900 VHF Omnidirectional Radio
Source : Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE: COL)