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July 30, 2015

Inaugural STEM Day for employees’ children a hit

Kevin Laubengayer always takes advantage of any opportunity he’s given to encourage his 8-year-old daughter, Katerina, to embrace the worlds of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). On July 21, the manufacturing manager for Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was one of more than 500 people who attended the inaugural STEM Day for employees’ children at our Recreation Center in Cedar Rapids.

July 10, 2015

Bob Wood wins inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award

Bob Wood, a senior fellow and director of Head-up Guidance Systems Engineering at our facility in Wilsonville, Oregon, didn’t realize he was nominated for an Avionics Magazine Excellence in Avionics Award. But when the publication’s Global Connected Aircraft Summit in Chantilly, Virginia, concluded late last month, Wood walked away with the publication’s inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award.

May 14, 2015

The Internet of 'Aircraft' Things

As we look forward in 2015 to the next generation of aircraft with satellite-based connectivity, the hot topic is higher bandwidth as passengers demand similar levels of connectivity on board an aircraft as they have on the ground for their many devices. The existing connectivity is already rapidly changing the utility of aircraft for passengers, especially in business aviation, enabling an office-in-the-sky experience.

May 11, 2015

A Tale of Two 'Middle-Aged' Aircraft

Need a reason to upgrade the flight deck? Have you found yourself in one of these situations?

May 8, 2015

Maintaining optimum awareness with HGS

For nearly 28 years, I have flown and contributed to the development of Head-up Guidance (HGS™) and Head-up Display (HUD) technology. I’ve spent much of this time creating safety processes, supporting regulatory efforts, supporting flight operations and facilitating operational implementation for aircraft makers and operators.

May 6, 2015

The Changing Flight Deck: On Approach to EBACE 2015

With EBACE 2015 just a few weeks away, today I found myself reflecting on the tremendous changes we’ve seen in business aviation since attending my first EBACE ten years ago. During the decade we witnessed an all-time peak in new airplane deliveries and flight utilization, felt the headache of a financial crisis, and then pulled up for our industry climb out.

May 1, 2015

MultiScan ThreatTrack weather radar receives 2015 Silver Edison Award

Our company’s MultiScan ThreatTrack™ weather radar won a 2015 Silver Edison Award for innovation on April 23. 2015 during an awards ceremony in New York City.

May 1, 2015

Pro Pilot magazine readers rank Rockwell Collins’ international trip planning as No. 1 for third year in a row

For the third year in a row, Rockwell Collins’ ARINCDirect International Trip Support has received the top ranking in Professional Pilot magazine’s annual PRASE (Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment) Survey for “Best International Trip Planning.”The ranking is a result of a survey completed by more than 1,300 of the magazine’s subscribers.

April 21, 2015

Rockwell Collins celebrates two customer support awards from Airbus at 2015 Aircraft Interiors Expo

Rockwell Collins has been named Airbus’s top Cabin Supplier of Buyer-Furnished Equipment and best In-Flight Entertainment Supplier for 2014. The awards were handed out on opening day of the 2015 Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany.

April 10, 2015

Rockwell Collins on 2015 list of ‘America’s Best Employers’

Forbes magazine has ranked our company among America’s 500 Best Employers of 2015 (No. 96). Our company also is listed in the magazine’s April 13 issue — already available online — as the No. 1 employer in the U.S. Aerospace and Defense industry.