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February 1, 2018

HGS gives Shandong Airlines a lift in heavy fog

Travel delays due to fog are not an uncommon occurrence in China. Weather is always volatile there given the size and number of micro-climates, often causing transportation delays across the board. What IS unusual, though, is an airline being able to take off and land aircraft when bullet trains, airports and other public transportation are unable to operate due to intense fog. What could make such a difference? In this case, a very special technology from Rockwell Collins called a Head-Up Guidance System (HGS) which displays critical flight information in the pilot’s forward field-of-view, eliminating the need for the pilot to transition to the head-down instruments.

June 20, 2017

Rockwell Collins and CETCA celebrate their joint venture and its contributions to the COMAC C919’s successful first flight

Building on its 30 years of experience working in China, Rockwell Collins celebrated several milestones with CETC Avionics Company Limited (CETCA) at a ceremony that took place June 19, 2017, during the Paris Air Show.

November 11, 2016

Rockwell Collins continues building for the future in Asia Pac

For more than three decades, Rockwell Collins has had a presence in China. And before that, our company’s avionics solutions were on board Boeing 707s in the 1970s. Today, our avionics are on nearly every aircraft operated by China’s airlines, including the Boeing 787 acquired by China Southern Airlines and the Airbus 350 XWB acquired by Air China.

February 23, 2015

First helicopter simulator jointly developed with Zen Technologies unveiled at Aero India

Rockwell Collins and Zen Technologies announced their joint entry into the military flight simulation market segment in India on Wednesday, Feb. 18, by unveiling a next generation rotary wing simulator at Aero India in Bangalore.

June 5, 2013

On-time, on-budget – allowing KC-10s to arrive at their global destinations quicker with increased mission effectiveness and fuel savings.

In 2011, Rockwell Collins was awarded the contract to upgrade the KC-10 to meet CNS/ATM requirements. The KC-10 CNS/ATM program includes the integration of a new Flight Management System (FMS) with military flight planning (including tanker-unique patterns), new Inertial Navigation Units (INU) integrated with the existing analog autopilot.