Farnborough 2014: Esterline CMC Electronics’ Tablet Support Solution Certified by ATR
Farnborough 2014…Esterline CMC Electronics‘s (CMC) new mount and power provisions for tablets such as the iPad, have been certified by ATR. Both the tablet support solution and CMC’s PilotView Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) have been selected by ATR as standard options for new production as well as retrofits of in-service ATR-42 and ATR-72 aircraft.
Jim Palmer, Esterline CMC Electronics vice-president, aviation products, said: “The recent certification by ATR of our tablet support solution for their ATR-42 and ATR-72 aircraft is good news and expands our PilotView product line’s capacity to deliver the cockpit information system capabilities, feature growth and long-term support that OEMs expect.”
With over 4,000 EFB systems in operation worldwide, CMC is a global leader in meeting the demanding aircraft information management requirements for a long list of customers and aircraft OEMs. CMC is marshalling its considerable experience to facilitate tablet connectivity in the cockpit with its Aircraft Information Server and a range of aircraft interface devices that bridge the gap between classes of EFB systems. CMC also works with leading application providers to support software and communication system integration, a fundamental element of successful e-enabled aircraft projects.
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 Airbus A320 and A330, Boeing B737 and B747-400.