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Esterline CMC Electronics signs contract for Royal Jordanian Air Force

Posted 11 July 2016 · Add Comment

Esterline CMC Electronics has been awarded a contract by Pilatus for the Royal Jordanian Air Force.

The contract is for cockpit avionics for eight PC-21 turboprop trainer aircraft, where Esterline CMC will supply cockpit Displays, dual Flight Management Systems (FMS), GPS Global Positioning System (GPS) Landing System Sensors and the Head-Up Display (HUD) sub-system.
 
Esterline will supply six 6"x 8" active-matrix LCD Displays, which will feature the ARINC-653-compliant, open and modular MOSArt™ software suite.
 
“We are very proud to supply our cockpit avionics to Pilatus for the PC-21 and look forward to supporting Pilatus and the PC-21 trainer for the Royal Jordanian Air Force," said Kristof Vierin, vice president, sales, Esterline CMC Electronics.
 
The HUD sub-system uses the CMC SparrowHawk HUD with front and rear cockpit Up Front Control Panels and HUD Camera, a HUD Symbol Generator, and a Video Display Unit. 
 
The FMS uses the CMA-9000 Flight Management System, a combination of civil certification with advanced tactical functions, radio management and Night Vision Goggle-capability.
 
The CMA-5024 GPS Landing System Sensor provides RNP-RNAV and LPV GPS Approach capability, Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS). Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS), GPS capability from departure to approach and complies with published CNS/ATM navigational mandates. 
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