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November 25, 2018

Following certification, Rockwell Collins and Embraer near the finish line for KC-390

The KC-390 is a next-generation, multi-mission aircraft that combines a highly-flexible platform with the lowest life-cycle cost in the medium airlift market. Originally designed as an aerial refueling tanker, the KC-390 can also perform a wide array of missions, including airdrop of cargo and troops, aeromedical evacuation, search and rescue, aerial fire-fighting and humanitarian aid. It includes Rockwell Collins’ Pro Line FusionⓇ integrated avionics system, which has been missionized for military applications, and the company’s Cargo Handling and Aerial Delivery Control System (CHADCS).

November 6, 2018

A day in the life of a seat assembler: Getting people where they need to be

Today, Presley is a seat assembler on the crash test line in our Interior Systems business unit. He assembles the frame of seats that are used in crash testing events which allow seats to become certified to fly.

October 22, 2018

Keeping legacy tankers airborne now and in the future

Rockwell Collins plays a large role in keeping refueling tankers operational and bringing them up to current flight standards and pilot expectations. For decades, teams in Rockwell Collins’ Government Systems division have helped support legacy tankers such as the KC-135 and KC-10.

August 29, 2018

Celebrating 25 years of improving the airport experience

Most passengers take the convenience today’s airport technologies provide for granted. Check-ins may happen via mobile devices and baggage can be handled by self-serve kiosks — all “Ho, hum” tasks in the eyes of a seasoned traveler.

August 14, 2018

Future engineers tackle big ideas in summer intern program

Imagine stepping into a room filled with excited young engineers, new ideas and plenty of energy. That’s what it’s like to attend the annual Summer Engineering Project Program (SEPP) Fair, which took place in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Thursday, July 26.

June 29, 2018

Cast your vote! Our future seating concept is up for a Community Choice award

Rockwell Collins' Universal Passenger Seat interface (UPSi) concept, a solution for autonomous transportation that transcends industries, would provide a universal, standard seat interface applicable to aircraft, vehicles and trains.

June 7, 2018

Clearing the Air: crucial questions answered about En Route FANS CPDLC Compliance

As air traffic continues to increase, the airspace over North America and the Atlantic is getting more crowded. This growth is driving the adoption of new technologies - like Future Air Navigation System (FANS) Controller pilot data link communications (CPDLC) - to help maximize the number of flights possible given the limited amount airspace.

May 31, 2018

Our work in the V/VIP market is really taking off

Discerning V/VIP travelers expect the same luxury and seamless experience in the air that they enjoy on the ground, and Rockwell Collins is leading the industry in meeting that expectation with an expanded product portfolio that addresses nearly every aspect of the aircraft cabin.

May 21, 2018

Protecting airports from cyberattacks: A common-sense approach

It's clear that cybersecurity is a growing concern within the aviation industry. With ongoing media coverage of crippling cyberattacks affecting a variety of industries, airports and airlines are realizing they aren’t immune to the latest threats. As a result, cybersecurity has become one of their main areas of focus.

May 9, 2018

We help give students their FIRSTⓇ engineering experiences

Michelle Hawley, an industrial engineer for Commercial Systems at Rockwell Collins’ facility in Melbourne, Florida, could have chosen anything as a career. As a high school student, her days were spent exploring options, trying new things and being a teenager.