Cedar Rapids, Iowa

July 30, 2008 - 9:59am

In response to historic flooding in the Cedar Rapids-Iowa City area in June, Rockwell Collins made a $2 million contribution to aid local flood relief efforts. The funds will be used to support the immediate needs of flood victims, as well as ongoing clean-up and restoration activities. The company has also established the Rockwell Collins Flood Recovery Fund to enable employees, retirees and suppliers to donate to flood relief efforts.

June 30, 2008 - 8:51am

Bombardier Aerospace and Rockwell Collins have agreed to develop the new Airshow 21 integrated cabin avionics for Bombardier’s new Global 5000. Airshow 21’s Ethernet-based local area network (LAN) will give users “off-board” data connections, as well as access to printers, fax machines and shared files.

June 30, 2008 - 7:40am

Following its acquisition this summer of cabin entertainment provider Airshow, Rockwell Collins has integrated the Tustin, Calif. company’s line into its own cabin products package and is introducing the results here at NBAA as Collins Airshow 21 (Booth No. 3201).

June 11, 2008 - 6:23am

Rockwell Collins is banking on its new digital data acquisition, distribution and display architecture, called eFlight, to coordinate a wide range of in-flight and air-to-ground activities aboard aircraft.

May 20, 2008 - 5:11am

Rockwell Collins announced that Denny Helgeson, its long-time vice president and general manager for business and regional systems, is retiring this fall. Greg Irmen, an 11-year company veteran, has been appointed as Helgeson’s successor, effective immediately.

May 8, 2008 - 5:31am

There have been a lot of winners in the historic cycle of mergers and acquisitions in the aviation industry. Unfortunately, customers haven’t always been among them.

May 6, 2008 - 5:54am

With the finalization of the deal to acquire Tustin, Calif. IFE specialist Airshow, Rockwell Collins has effectively expanded its cabin electronics line to include a full complement of products, including a popular line of cabin moving maps and a family of satellite TV products.

April 17, 2008 - 7:07am

In a move that should reap significant rewards for the buyer, Rockwell Collins has announced plans to buy Airshow, the Tustin, Calif. maker of cabin information systems, for $160 million. The acquisition from Airshow parent Acterna, a maker of communications test equipment, is anticipated to give Collins a more solid foothold in business aviation and airline in-flight-entertainment markets.

February 8, 2008 - 10:18am

Banyan Air Service recently completed its first major avionics modification on

February 8, 2008 - 10:18am

Banyan Air Service recently completed its first major avionics modification on

 
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