Wichita, KS—September 26, 2006—Yingling Aviation, Inc. was recently named an authorized Avionics Sales and Service Center by Rockwell Collins Business & Regional Aviation Electronics of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
"Yingling Aviation has earned a solid reputation for providing outstanding avionics sales and service over the years and we are extremely pleased to be designated as an authorized Rockwell Collins site," noted Lynn Nichols, Yingling's president. "Rockwell Collins products are among the industry's most innovative and capable, enhancing the efficiency, dependability and versatility on the flight deck and in the cabin of a broad range of business aircraft applications. Coupled with our established installation and systems integration expertise, we expect this relationship will expand business opportunities for both companies," he added.
Rockwell Collins' Proline 21 Integrated Display Systems includes a wide array of advanced sensors, displays, integrated avionics and flight control products designed for new and retrofit applications. Rockwell Collins' cabin electronics solutions encompass a broad range of stand-alone products, including moving maps, audio/video systems and high-speed data communications, as well as fully integrated cabin systems that provide the latest in business connectivity, information, entertainment and cabin management.
Its Airshow® 21's state-of-the-art-technology, system integration and flexible architecture, combined with superior entertainment and real-time information services, deliver exceptional passenger connectivity and control.
About Rockwell Collins
Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) is a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative communication and aviation electronics solutions for both commercial and government applications. The firm provides business and regional aircraft operators with a variety of flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications and information management products. Its global service and support network currently operates locations in 27 countries.
Yingling is a full-service fixed base operation providing 24-hour line services at Mid-Continent Airport (ICT) in Wichita, KS. A Cessna Authorized Service Center for nearly 60 years, Yingling is the largest Cessna parts supplier in the world, offering fast worldwide delivery and competitive pricing, with A.O.G. orders received before 11:30 AM shipped the same day. Yingling's European Aviation Safety Administration (EASA)-certified aircraft maintenance department performs annuals, repairs, servicing and pre-purchase evaluation for all aircraft, specializing in turbine and twin inspections.
A Cessna Pilot Center with state of the art computer-based instruction for primary, instrument and advance ratings, Yingling also offers charter service featuring single, multi-engine and turbine aircraft and a rental fleet available to qualified pilots. In addition, the firm provides professional sales representation for buyers and sellers of pre-owned aircraft. Yingling is an authorized partner for most major brands of avionics, offering instrument and autopilot upgrades, installations, repairs and panel reconfigurations.
Cessna has also selected Yingling to design and build executive-style Oasis interiors for its line of Caravan single-engine turboprops. Yingling was the first fixed base operator to be named an authorized Cessna dealer in 1946 and was also the first to be designated a Cessna Propjet dealer in 1976.
Yingling Aviation is approved by the FAA to maintain, inspect, and alter the Cessna 162 Skycatcher S-LSA aircraft.
Yingling Aviation has opened a full maintenance and service facility in a leased 10,000 square foot hangar at the Independence Municipal Airport in Independence, KS.
Rockwell Collins' Flight2 avionics will be installed on eight ROKN P-3C aircraft as part of the Lot I upgrade contract awarded by L-3.
The upgraded Beechcraft King Air C90GTi features an advanced, fully-integrated, Collins Pro Line 21TM avionics suite.