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.