SINGAPORE, 14 Feb. 2012. Officials from Rockwell Collins and ICBC Leasing in China took part in a ceremony at the 2012 Singapore Airshow whereby ICBC will acquire and use as a baseline a suite of Rockwell Collins communication, navigation, and surveillance avionics for up to 42 new Airbus A320 aircraft, the deliveries of which will begin in the coming months.
“This is the first time that ICBC Leasing is bringing a baseline package of our avionics to their customers, including our most advanced weather radar, MultiScan, and the GLU-925 Multimode Receiver,” explains Colin Mahoney, vice president of sales and marketing for commercial systems at Rockwell Collins. “This technology plays an important role in increasing the safety and efficiency of air traffic operations in this regions’ evolving airspace.”
Rockwell Collins has service centers at strategic locations throughout China, enabling the cost-effective support and service of its avionics on ICBC’s fleet.
Rockwell Collins is a leading provider of air transport aircraft avionics in the Asia Pacific region, says a company representative. The company’s avionics are present across a wide range of airlines, including forward fit positions with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) COMAC and Mitsubishi.