Daily Archives: February 28, 2012

Rockwell Collins Fights Back At Garmin With Fusion EDS

Feb 28, 2012   By Graham Warwick  Rockwell Collins has secured an unidentified launch customer for a lower-cost version of its Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics system, aimed at light and medium-sized business aircraft. The deal to supply the Fusion Embedded Display System (EDS) cockpit was won in “head-to-head” competition against Garmin, says Kent Statler, […]

Air Force halts controversial contract Afghan light air support deal may be dead, analysts say

By Jim Moore The Air Force on Feb. 28 canceled a contract to purchase the Embraer A-29 Super Tucano for duty in Afghanistan, following litigation and protest from rival Hawker Beechcraft. The Air Force announced on Feb. 28 an abrupt about-face following a well-publicized dogfight over a contract to build light air support aircraft for […]