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Rockwell Collins’ Venue™ HD cabin system featured on A319 VIP aircraft

DUBAI (Dec. 11, 2012) – Rockwell Collins today announced that its Venue™ cabin management and high-definition (HD) entertainment system was recently installed by Jet Aviation Basel and delivered on an Airbus A319 CJ.

The updated cabin features HD monitors and digital audio throughout the aircraft for watching Blu-Ray movies and other high-resolution content, such as real-time flight information from Rockwell Collins’ Airshow® 3D Moving Map.

“Venue’s scalability, ease of installation and flexibility for future technology have made it the ideal solution for business aircraft cabins, especially narrow bodies like ACJs,” said Dave Austin, vice president and general manager, Cabin Systems for Rockwell Collins. “The system delivers reliable, high-quality digital content and intuitive environmental controls while its design optimizes the amount of hardware and wiring throughout the cabin to lower aircraft weight.”

“Venue has proved to be an excellent IFE solution for a complex completions project,” said Neil Boyle, vice president, Completions Center at Jet Aviation Basel. “We have been impressed with Rockwell Collins’ project management and strict adherence to schedule. To complete projects to the highest customer expectations and quality standards worldwide, we rely on the support and professionalism of our supply partners, such as Rockwell Collins.”

Venue, the leading cabin management and HD entertainment system for business aircraft with more than 170 installations, includes the features and functionality of the most advanced home entertainment systems and executive suites. Learn more about Venue here: http://www.rockwellcollins.com/venue/.

About Jet Aviation
Jet Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) was founded in Switzerland in 1967 and is one of the leading business aviation services companies in the world.

Jet Aviation Basel is a world-renowned completions and maintenance center employing more than 1,600 professionals. The facility has in-house design and engineering departments, along with on-site cabinetry, upholstery, fiberglass and paint shops. The organization is capable of outfitting jets as large as an Airbus A380 or the Boeing 747-8 series and has already completed numerous Airbus 319ACJ, A320, A330, A340 and Boeing B737, B757, B767 and B747-400 aircraft. Jet Aviation Basel also provides aircraft maintenance and repair services to a wide variety of business jets. The company is a factory approved service center by Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Dassault and Gulfstream. The location also holds a jet aircraft repair station rating by the FAA #QV1Y440K, and the EASA #CH.145.0232 in addition to approval certificates of 21 other national aviation authorities.

About Rockwell Collins
Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) is a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative communication and aviation electronic solutions for both commercial and government applications. Our expertise in flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications, information management, and simulation and training is delivered by 19,000 employees, and a global service and support network that crosses 27 countries. To find out more, please visit www.rockwellcollins.com.

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