Danish C-130 aircraft to receive Collins avionics

The Royal Danish Air Force C-130 turboprop transport aircraft fleet will receive the Collins Flight 2 FMS-800 flight-management avionics from the Rockwell International Corp. Collins Avionics and Communications Division in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The new avionics will include global positioning system aiding of the aircraft`s inertial navigation system, and will couple navigation systems to the Collins FDS 255 liquid crystal flat-panel displays. Other new features include digital autopilot, dual air

May 1st, 1997

The Royal Danish Air Force C-130 turboprop transport aircraft fleet will receive the Collins Flight 2 FMS-800 flight-management avionics from the Rockwell International Corp. Collins Avionics and Communications Division in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The new avionics will include global positioning system aiding of the aircraft`s inertial navigation system, and will couple navigation systems to the Collins FDS 255 liquid crystal flat-panel displays. Other new features include digital autopilot, dual air data systems, and Collins windshear radar technology. - J.K.

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