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ROCKWELL COLLINS began flight testing for its latest configuration of Pro Line Fusion featuring the industry’s first touchscreen primary flight displays. The tests are taking place on the company’s Hawker Beechcraft King Air B200GT. “Seeing this aircraft lift off the runway and realizing the positive impact that our touchscreen technology will have on aviation is a proud moment,” said GREG IRMEN, vice president and general manager, business and regional systems for Rockwell Collins. “First flight for this latest configuration of Pro Line Fusion is a significant step in our development process. We’re on track for bringing this innovation to market as planned.” According to the company, Rockwell Collins’ Pro Line Fusion with touchscreen and cursor-controlled flight displays will debut as a retrofit option from Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support for Pro Line 21-equipped King Air aircraft. Certification is expected by the end of 2013, with entry into service in early 2014. Flight tests are being performed out of Rockwell Collins’ Cedar Rapids, Iowabased Flight Operations. ● In other news... Rockwell Collins unveiled HGS Flight, a new app that lets users experience the company’s head-up guidance with synthetic vision on an iPad. The free app will be available for download in the Apple iTunes App Store. “Eyes-up, out-the-window flying with head-up guidance is the future, and we’re allowing anyone with an iPad to see first-hand the precision, increased

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Comlux
COMLUX AMERICA, the U.S.based completion center of Comlux the Aviation Group, has been awarded the maintenance and cabin upgrade contract for two BBJs of the Boeing Co. The maintenance program includes VIP interior removal and refitment with structural modifications, interior refurbishment and also a complete IFE/ CMS upgrade. The first aircraft will arrive at the Comlux America facility in early 2013, and the second one will arrive next summer. “We are extremely proud to be selected by The Boeing Company,” said DAVID EDINGER, president and CEO of Comlux America. “It was a tough competition, and we have managed to demonstrate that our full in-house capabilities – engineering, certification, design, maintenance and production shops – make the difference versus several other centers. My team has already started the engineering, and we are looking forward to welcoming the first aircraft in our new facility early next year.” For more information, contact Comlux at www.comluxaviation.com. q

situational awareness and efficiency that HGS brings,” said COLIN MAHONEY, vice president, sales and marketing for commercial systems at Rockwell Collins. “This app is meant for anyone, including current and future pilots, aircraft owners, passengers and any aviation enthusiast who wants to see what it’s like to fly with HGS.” The HGS Flight app goes beyond standard head-up display symbology like flight path vector, speed and altitude, and lets users simulate flights using real-life advanced features that enable more precise flying. These include an approach guidance cue, speed error tape and acceleration caret. The app also features synthetic vision to allow users to see a virtual view of terrain despite any weather condition. The videogame-style app offers a ‘career’ mode to build HGS skill, and a ‘challenge’ mode where users can define settings, such as visibility and wind if they already are experts. For more information, contact Rockwell Collins at 319-295-1000 or visit www.rockwellcollins.com. q

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Avionics News December 2012

Point of Communication
AEA Now
The View From Washington
International News and Regulatory Updates
ADS-B Circa 2013
Member Profile
Family Matters
Remembering Monte R. Mitchell
Before & After
A Conversation With...
History's Caretaker
Pro-to-col
Business Basics
Theory & Practice
AEA Members Make Headlines at NBAA Convention
What's New
Marketplace Classifieds
Avionics News December 2012 - Intro
Avionics News December 2012 - Cover1
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Avionics News December 2012 - Point of Communication
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Avionics News December 2012 - AEA Now
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Avionics News December 2012 - The View From Washington
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Avionics News December 2012 - International News and Regulatory Updates
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Avionics News December 2012 - ADS-B Circa 2013
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Avionics News December 2012 - Member Profile
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Avionics News December 2012 - Family Matters
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Avionics News December 2012 - Remembering Monte R. Mitchell
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Avionics News December 2012 - Before & After
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Avionics News December 2012 - History's Caretaker
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Avionics News December 2012 - AEA Members Make Headlines at NBAA Convention
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