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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.

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.

April 9, 2018

Helping Emirates make a quantum leap for the supreme traveler

Multiple fare classes have been available to passengers on commercial flights since the 1970s. Catering to the needs and wants of various travelers has spurred continual innovation as airlines work to make their offerings most appealing to the marketplace.

April 3, 2018

Rockwell Collins a finalist in four categories for the 2018 Crystal Cabin Awards

The Crystal Cabin Award recognizes excellence in aircraft interior innovation—the only international award of its kind.

March 28, 2018

Engineer of the Year winner leads marquee program on the Airbus A320

Frédéric Trincal never gets bored working on the Flight Operations and Maintenance Exchanger (FOMAX) program. It’s easy to see why.

March 22, 2018

There’s nothing ‘standard’ about our appreciation for StandardAero

When saying “thank you” doesn’t seem like enough, how else can you show your appreciation? By serving lunch to 200 people, of course! On March 14, Rockwell Collins sponsored a barbecue-themed appreciation lunch for the employees of StandardAero service center in Springfield, Illinois, in recognition of their outstanding sales record for Rockwell Collins’ VenueTM cabin management system.

March 21, 2018

Engineer of the Year honoree sets a new standard in secure communications

Engineer of the Year honoree Adriane Van Auken sets a new standard in secure communications