Integrated FMS for Eclipse Twin-Engine Jet
Oct. 20, 2010 – Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. and Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. have announced that the AvioNG Integrated Flight Management System will be available for the Eclipse Twin-Engine Jet.
October 20, 2010 By Wings Magazine
Oct. 20, 2010 – Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. and Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. have announced that the AvioNG Integrated Flight Management System will be available for the Eclipse Twin-Engine Jet. Eclipse Aerospace, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, provides engineering, service and support for the fleet of 260 Eclipse twin-engine jets.
Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc., based in Exton, Pennsylvania, is a diversified international avionics supplier to
civil, military, business, and commercial markets and operators.
The AvioNG Integrated FMS provides coupled LPV approach, Airway / Victor route navigation, RNP (Auto / Manual),
holding patterns and procedure turns, parallel offsets, storage for ninety-nine flight plans, user defined waypoints,
nearest airports and navigation aids, OBS mode, present and on-route information.
The system includes enhanced
graphics such as integrated on-route e-charts, e-charts overlaid on the moving map, freezing levels, winds aloft,
stormscope display, progressive zooming, and Canadian NexRad / Metars and TAFs.
“We are pleased to provide this advanced FMS product for the Eclipse Jet through Eclipse Aerospace,” says Roman
Ptakowski, President of Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. “Every pilot now will have access to this advanced
integrated flight planning and navigation system that enhances safety, increases situational awareness, and allows
flight in both Victor route and WAAS GPS RNAV / LPV airspace.”
AvioNG glass panel cockpits supplied by IS&S are installed in over 160 Eclipse Jet aircraft.
The system is supported
by Eclipse Aerospace Service Centers. AvioNG replaces the AVIO cockpit providing a feature rich system that
performs advanced functions such as electronic circuit breakers, complete systems control and monitoring, primary
navigation, engine instruments and multifunction display.
“We, at Eclipse Aerospace, are very proud to be able to NOW offer a fully integrated FMS system for the Eclipse
Jet”, states Mason Holland CEO of Eclipse Aerospace.
“IS&S has really come through with completion of a fantastic
product that makes for an excellent addition to the world’s most efficient light jet”
The New Integrated FMS is expected to be released before year end and will be standard on all Total Eclipse Twin-
Engine Jets thereafter.