Collins Aerospace delivers new capabilities to CJ3 owners in Europe with EASA approval of Pro Line Fusion® retrofit offering
GENEVA, Switzerland (May 21, 2019) – Cessna Citation CJ3s registered in Europe can now have the advanced capabilities of Collins Aerospace Systems’ Pro Line Fusion® avionics, which was recently certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). This offering has already seen great success in the United States with approximately 32 aircraft with the upgrade already in service.
Pro Line Fusion significantly improves the pilots interface with the flight deck by replacing the factory-installed Pro Line 21 LCD displays with three 14.1-inch touchscreen LCD displays with configurable windows. Other features designed to improve situational awareness and reduce pilot workload for CJ3 aircraft owners include:
- Market-leading synthetic vision as a standard feature
- Geo-referenced electronic navigation charts that display own-ship aircraft position as a standard feature
- A fully loaded package of baseline equipment for operation in modernizing global airspace – beyond ADS-B mandate compliance, offering SBAS-capable GNSS, localizer performance with vertical guidance (LPV) approaches, radius-to-fix (RF) legs and more
“We continue to see aftermarket demand for the features and capabilities of Pro Line Fusion,” said Christophe Blanc, vice president and general manager, Business & Regional Avionics. “Operators clearly see the value of Pro Line Fusion on new production aircraft in the US and we are pleased to make the same solution now available to European CJ3 owners.”
Installations can be arranged by contacting a Collins Aerospace sales representative and or qualified dealer.
Collins Aerospace will have a Pro Line Fusion retrofit installation available for viewing at the 2019 EBACE static display in Geneva, Switzerland.
About Collins Aerospace
Collins Aerospace, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market. For more information, visit CollinsAerospace.com.
About United Technologies Corporation
United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, the company is creating smart, sustainable solutions the world needs. For more information about the company, visit our website at www.utc.com or follow us on Twitter: @UTC.