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PilotView Electronic Flight Bag Offers Advanced Crew Applications and State-of-the-Art Processing Capabilities

PilotView Electronic Flight Bag Offers Advanced Crew Applications and State-of-the-Art Processing Capabilities

(National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) – October 9, 2011) Esterline CMC Electronics (CMC) has introduced a powerful second-generation processor into all its certified Class 2 PilotView® Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) products. The new Intel® Dual Core i7 processor seamlessly enables a wide range of advanced software applications. The state-of-the-art processor delivers high-end graphics capabilities for all of CMC’s EFB products – for both new products as well as the retrofit of fielded units with full form and fit interchangeability.

The CMC PilotView EFB system offers a wide range of features and field proven applications that include charting, electronic documentation, en-route real-time weather moving maps, camera surveillance, and aircraft data monitoring and reporting. CMC’s EFB solution integrates with the ACSS Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) sensor technology and SafeRoute applications to deliver airport moving map with own-ship position for enhanced situational awareness during airport taxiing. The PilotView EFB is also approved for real-time ACARS messaging over VHF-based and satellite services.

Jim Palmer, vice-president, aviation products, Esterline CMC Electronics, stated: “CMC’s PilotView 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.”

CMC is also offering LED integrated backlighting improvements for its 8.4 inch PilotView EFB. These include enhanced sunlight readability, lower power consumption and enhanced battery life.

The PilotView 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, PilotView is the electronic flight bag preferred by OEMs. In addition, over 25 STCs are available for the PilotView EFB on aircraft ranging from the Gulfstream GlV/GV, the Bombardier Challenger and Global Express/XRS, to the Boeing 737. PilotView is offered as a standard option by Dassault and ATR, 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.  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 11,000 people worldwide.