Esterline CMC Electronics’ New PilotView 12.1 Inch Class 2 Electronic Flight Bag and Aircraft Information Server Selected by Bombardier for CSeries Aircraft
(Singapore International Air Show … February 11, 2014) Esterline CMC Electronics’ new 12.1 inch Class 2 PilotViewÂ® Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) system has been selected as a factory option on the Bombardier CSeries aircraft. In addition, CMC will supply the new PilotView® Aircraft Information Server (AIS) that will provide an integrated aircraft information management system. Both the EFB and AIS are options on the CSeries. CMC will also supply as an option dual laptop docking stations that can be interfaced to the EFB.
Building on the PilotView® platform, the new EFB known as the CMA-1612 features a 12.1Â inch LED-backlit display with multi-touch support, and delivers high-end processing capabilities for applications based on its Intel® Core i7 processor. This EFB system offers versatile aircraft network connectivity, secure file storage and aircraft interface capabilities via the Aircraft Information Server (AIS).
Greg Yeldon, Esterline CMC Electronics president, said: “The selection by Bombardier of these new CMC systems as OEM options for the CSeries is excellent news and confirms that our EFBs are evolving with OEM aircraft information management requirements to offer additional application support capabilities and greater integration with aircraft systems.”
CMC’s PilotView Class 2 EFB systems continue to evolve, with product configurations ranging from 8.4 inch to 12.1 inch displays. The 8.4 inch CMA-1100 Mk 3, 10.4 inch CMA-1410 Mk 3 and new 12.1 inch EFBs feature the company’s latest display enhancements, including dual touch capability and a powerful Intel Core i7 processor that seamlessly enables a wide range of advanced software applications. These include charting, electronic documentation, en-route real-time weather moving maps, terrain awareness, camera surveillance, and aircraft data monitoring and reporting.
Certified for Class 2 and Class 3 usage, the PilotView EFB is offered as a standard option by ATR, by Dassault on the Falcon 900, 2000 and 7X, by Embraer for the Legacy 600/650 and E-170/190 programs, by Bombardier for the CRJ700*, CRJ900* and CRJ1000* regional jets, and by Boeing for the Next-Generation B-737s and BBJs. In addition, over 30 STCs are available for the PilotView EFB on aircraft ranging from the Gulfstream GlV/GV, Bombardier Aerospace’s Challenger* 600* series* aircraft program, the Global* Express* and the Global Express XRS*, to the Boeing 737.
Esterline CMC Electronics (www.cmcelectronics.ca) designs and produces leading technology electronics products for the aviation and global positioning markets. CMC’s focus is on delivering innovative cockpit systems integration and avionics solutions to its customers worldwide. Its principal locations are in Montreal, Quebec; Ottawa, Ontario; and Chicago, Illinois. CMC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Esterline Corporation (NYSE:ESL, www.esterline.com), a specialized aerospace and defense company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. Esterline employs over 12,000 people worldwide.