Posted by John McHaleCEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa 22 April 2011. Federal Avaition Administration (FAA) officials presented the final Technical Standard Order (TSO) for the Pro Line Fusion avionics system from Rockwell Collins. Pro Line Fusion offers brand new features such as synthetic vision on a head-up display (HUD), networked capability enabling interoperability between onboard and ground systems, and the high resolution avionics displays.The TSO certifies the hardware and software for Pro Line Fusion and sets the stage for Supplemental Type Certification (STC) on Rockwell Collins' Challenger 601 test aircraft and certification on Bombardier's Global Express XRS aircraft."Now that all the 50 hardware and software TSOs for Pro Line Fusion are approved, we're focusing on the next major milestone -- the STC of the full system on our test aircraft," says Greg Irmen, vice president and general manager, Business and Regional Systems for Rockwell Collins. "We’re moving full speed ahead to achieve this certification in the coming days."The Pro Line Fusion system is in development for the following announced aircraft: Bombardier Global Express XRS/Bombardier Global 5000; Bombardier Learjet 85; Bombardier CSeries; Embraer Legacy 450/500; Gulfstream G250; and Mitsubishi Regional Jet.