Latest Generation PilotView Electronic Flight Bags Offer Advanced Crew Applications and State-of-the-Art Processing Capabilities
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Ã¢â‚¬â€œ October 30, 2012. Esterline CMC Electronics (CMC) is showcasing its latest generation family of PilotViewÃ‚Â® Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) products in NBAA Booth # 5031.
CMCÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s PilotViewÃ‚Â® EFB systems continue to evolve, with product configurations ranging from 8.4-inch to 12.1-inch displays. These systems offer a wide range of features and field proven applications that include charting, electronic documentation, en route real-time weather moving maps, terrain awareness, camera surveillance, and aircraft data monitoring and reporting. CMCÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s EFB solution integrates with the ACSS Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) sensor technology and SafeRouteÃ‚Â® applications to deliver airport moving map with own-ship position for enhanced situational awareness during airport taxiing. The PilotViewÃ‚Â® EFB is also approved for real-time ACARS messaging over VHF-based and satellite services.
The PilotViewÃ‚Â® 8.4-inch CMA-1100 Mk 3 and 10.4-inch CMA-1410 Mk 3 EFBs on display feature the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s latest display enhancements, including dual touch capability and a powerful IntelÃ‚Â® Core i7 processor that seamlessly enables a wide range of advanced software applications. The state-of-the-art processor delivers high-end graphics capabilities for all of CMCÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s EFB products Ã¢â‚¬â€œ both for new products as well as the retrofit of fielded units with full form and fit interchangeability. CMC is also offering LED integrated backlighting improvements for its 8.4-inch PilotViewÃ‚Â® EFB. These include enhanced sunlight readability, lower power consumption and enhanced battery life.
Jim Palmer, vice-president, aviation products, Esterline CMC Electronics, said: Ã¢â‚¬Å“CMC is a pioneer in the design and manufacture of EFBs and touchscreen displays.Ã‚Â Our PilotViewÃ‚Â® EFB system is certified for use in all flight phases and is integrated with a number of aircraft systems, generating improved application value for pilots, enhanced productivity and reduced workload.Ã¢â‚¬Â
CMC is also showcasing TANDEM, a software solution enabling the PilotViewÃ‚Â® EFB system to share flight operations data, flight plans and software application files with PDAs such as the iPad.
The PilotViewÃ‚Â® EFB system offers one-touch situational awareness and a best in class, film-on-glass touchscreen for superior readability. Certified for Class 2 and Class 3 usage, PilotViewÃ‚Â® is the electronic flight bag preferred by OEMs. In addition, over 30 STCs are available for the PilotViewÃ‚Â® EFB on aircraft ranging from the Gulfstream GlV/GV, the Bombardier Challenger and Global Express/XRS, to the Boeing 737. PilotViewÃ‚Â® 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 CRJ700/900/1000, and by Boeing for the Next-Generation B-737s and BBJs.
Esterline CMC Electronics (www.cmcelectronics.ca) designs and produces leading technology electronics products for the aviation and global positioning markets.Ã‚Â CMCÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s focus is on delivering innovative cockpit systems integration and avionics solutions to its customers worldwide.Ã‚Â Its principal locations are in Montreal, Quebec; Ottawa, Ontario; and Chicago, Illinois.Ã‚Â CMC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Esterline Corporation (NYSE:ESL, www.esterline.com), a specialized aerospace and defense company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.Ã‚Â Esterline employs over 12,000Ã‚Â people worldwide.