Paris Air Show 2017: Rockwell Collins looks to the future with innovations in cockpit, cabin, communication and connectivity

Rockwell Collins at PAS 2017

Rockwell Collins’ new Interior Systems business builds upon its strength in commercial cockpits and military applications. Click to enlarge

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 14, 2017) - At Paris Air Show 2017, taking place June 19-25 at Le Bourget, Rockwell Collins (Chalet 313, Row B) will highlight how its investments in innovative solutions for cockpit, cabin, communication and connectivity are unleashing the potential of the rapidly changing aviation ecosystem.

The company recently purchased B/E Aerospace to create its new Interior Systems business, which includes a full portfolio of cabin interior solutions from advanced passenger seats developed for safety and comfort, to reliable galley systems and inserts for the highest standards of passenger service, to lighting that helps create the optimal atmosphere.

These cabin interior solutions, as well as some of the industry’s most advanced avionics, communication and connectivity solutions, are featured on key aircraft that will be flying and on display at this year’s Paris Air Show, including:

  • Airbus A350 XWB, A380, A320 and A321: The A350 features the company’s new onboard information management system, navigation equipment, flight controls, a communication global package, common data network, seating and inserts products, as well as galley, passenger service units and oxygen systems. The A380 features a communication global package, navigation equipment, common data network, Ethernet backbone, lighting, seating and oxygen systems, and high-bandwidth connectivity. The A320 family of aircraft feature a range of airline-selectable communications, navigation and surveillance systems, seating and oxygen systems and high-bandwidth connectivity.
  • Boeing 737 MAX, 787 Dreamliner: Rockwell Collins has standard flight deck positions on all next-generation Boeing aircraft. The 737 MAX marks the company’s largest contribution to date on any single aisle aircraft with large format displays, flight controls, communications, navigation and surveillance systems, lavatories, lighting, inserts and oxygen systems as standard, along with a number of optional features such as Head-up Guidance System (HGS™), MultiScan™ ThreatTrack weather radar and passenger seating. The 787 Dreamliner includes large format displays, pilot controls, dual HGS, integrated surveillance system, core network, communications, oxygen systems and passenger service units as standard fit. Rockwell Collins also offers high-bandwidth connectivity for these airplanes.
  • Bombardier C Series: Rockwell Collins’ Pro Line Fusion® integrated avionics system is featured on the C Series and selectable dual Head-up Displays, along with the company’s Primary Flight Control Computer, MultiScan weather radar and a number of interior systems, including optional aircraft seating.
  • Mitsubishi Regional Jet: The Mitsubishi Regional Jet includes the Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics system, Primary Flight Control Computer, electromechanical systems and a number of interior systems, including cabin crew seating and galley inserts.
  • Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II: The F-35 features the world’s most sophisticated helmet, which Rockwell Collins provides through a joint venture with Elbit Vision Systems.
  • Embraer KC-390: The KC-390 includes the Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics system, which has been missionized for military applications, and the Cargo Handling and Aerial Delivery Control System.

Additionally, Rockwell Collins has been recognized as one of the top companies for customer support on commercial aircraft by Airbus, Boeing and Bombardier.

Rockwell Collins also plans to make a number of key announcements at the show related to new flight deck and cabin connectivity solutions.

  • Rockwell Collins will be posting news and information from the Paris Air Show at Journalists are encouraged to check back frequently for the latest news and information from Rockwell Collins.
  • Journalists and the public can also connect with the company through its social channels via @RockwellCollins and @RC_ARINC Twitter feeds, Facebook fan page and Instagram.
  • Press kits will also be available onsite at the Rockwell Collins Chalet 313, Row B.

About Rockwell Collins
Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) is a leader in aviation and high-integrity solutions for commercial and military customers around the world. Every day we help pilots safely and reliably navigate to the far corners of the earth; keep warfighters aware and informed in battle; deliver millions of messages for airlines and airports; and help passengers stay connected and comfortable throughout their journey. As experts in flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, cabin interiors, information management, mission communications, and simulation and training, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of products and services that can transform our customers’ futures. To find out more, please visit


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