Rockwell Collins to provide visual display systems for French Air Force training program

OTTAWA, Ontario. Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, will play a key role in the French Air Force FOMEDEC modern fighter aircraft crew training program by providing its Spectraview visual display system for the Pilatus PC-21 simulators.

Aug 28th, 2017
Rockwell Collins to provide visual display systems for French Air Force training program
Rockwell Collins to provide visual display systems for French Air Force training program

OTTAWA, Ontario. Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, will play a key role in the French Air Force FOMEDEC modern fighter aircraft crew training program by providing its Spectraview visual display system for the Pilatus PC-21 simulators.


Rockwell Collins will be playing a key role in the French Air Force FOMEDEC training program by providing a robust, proven and state-of-the-art visual display system for the Pilatus PC-21 simulators.

Under a subcontract from CAE in Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Rockwell Collins engineers will develop two Spectraview Visual Display Systems (VDS) in Salt Lake City, support CAE with integrating the systems at the CAE facility in Montreal, and support the final installation in France. Rockwell Collins staff will also provide spares and training for maintaining and operating the VDS.


“This collaborative international program taps into the strengths of each team member and will provide French Air Force pilots with a highly realistic and reliable training environment to prepare them for any mission,” says Lee Obst, managing director, Rockwell Collins in Canada.

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) helps pilots safely and reliably navigate to the far corners of the earth; keep warfighters aware and informed in battle; deliver millions of messages for airlines and airports; and help passengers stay connected and comfortable throughout their journey. As experts in flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, cabin interiors, information management, mission communications, and simulation and training, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of products and services that can transform our customers’ futures.

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