Mon, May 23, 2011
Certified For CRJ700/CRJ900/CRJ1000 NextGen Aircraft
Rockwell Collins has received certification for its FMS-4200
Flight Management System on Bombardier CRJ700/CRJ900/CRJ1000
NextGen aircraft. The announcement was made Thursday at the 36th
Annual Regional Airlines Association (RAA) Convention in Nashville,
With the latest version of the Rockwell Collins FMS-4200,
operators of CRJ700/CRJ900/CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft will be able to
automatically fly Performance-based Navigation procedures,
including Required Navigation Performance (RNP) and RF (radius to
fix) legs - a first for CRJ aircraft. This will reduce track
distance, flight time and fuel consumption when compared to
Additional enhancements to the FMS-4200 for
CRJ700/CRJ900/CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft include:
- LPV approach capability.
- WAAS lateral navigation guidance and messaging.
- Enablement of coupled VNAV.
- Full NAV to NAV transitions.
- Multiple approach indication (XYZ approaches).
- Step down fixes.
- Temperature compensated barometric altitudes for use with VNAV
The FMS-4200 is an integral component embedded within the Pro
Line 4 avionics system for in-service and current production CRJ
regional jets. The latest version of the FMS is available through a
software upgrade for CRJ700 and CRJ900 aircraft.
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