Rockwell Collins today announced that its Pro Line Fusion® advanced avionics successfully completed the first test flight on the Embraer Executive Jets’ Legacy 500 mid-size business jet. The flight occurred at Embraer’s headquarters in Sấo José dos Campos, Brazil.
“This flight brings us one step closer to delivering the best available cockpit technology to Embraer Executive Jets and its global customer base,” said Greg Irmen, vice president and general manager, Business and Regional Systems for Rockwell Collins. “The Legacy 450/500 program is a great source of pride for our company as we strengthen our presence in Brazil, one of the fastest growing aviation markets in the world.”
Irmen added, “I congratulate the entire Embraer and Rockwell Collins team on this significant accomplishment.”
The highly intuitive Legacy 500 flight deck includes the following standard Pro Line Fusion features:
Optional features include:
First deliveries of the aircraft are expected to begin in early 2014.
Pro Line Fusion features a pilot-selectable display format that enables extensive situational awareness and adapts to future technology and airspace requirements. It is the only avionics system scalable to meet the mission needs of the full range of business aircraft, from turboprops to intercontinental business aircraft to the most sophisticated regional jets, and military aircraft.
Source: Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE: COL)
Date: Nov 28, 2012