Duncan Aviation Completes First Collins Pro Line 4 to 21 Upgrade in a Falcon 50EX

LINCON, NE – With the installation and certification of the Rockwell Collins Pro Line 4 to 21 Glass Box Project solution upgrade, Duncan Aviation is the first to certify a full Pro Line 21 solution for the Falcon 50EX. This Pro Line solution uses existing equipment to upgrade the Pro Line system to full Pro Line 21 functionality.

The upgrade interfaces with the existing Pro Line 4 avionics package, utilizing existing sensors, radios, and autopilots. The upgrade provides full Pro Line 21 functionality, including: high resolution Liquid Crystal Displays (LCDs); graphical weather; electronic charting with SIDs, STARs, NOTAMs, approaches and airport diagrams; enhanced maps of geographical and political boundaries, airspace restrictions, and terrain features; WAAS capable and LPV ready; display capability for TAWS, radar, TCAS, EVS, and Airshow.

Duncan Aviation has certified Pro Line systems in the following aircraft models: Falcon 50, Hawker 800A, Hawker 800XP, and Astra 1125. Duncan Aviation also plans to complete the Pro Line 4 to 21 upgrade package on a Falcon 2000 this year.

Duncan Aviation’s Glass Box Project is a focused program to evaluate, install, and certify the best of the emerging "Glass Cockpit" retrofit technologies in select airframes. For more information visit www.DuncanAviation.aero/gbp.