BERLIN (May 10, 2012) - Rockwell Collins today announced
the grand opening of its Berlin Ascend™ flight information
solutions office, which will provide flight support
services for European business aircraft operators.
"Europe's airspace is growing more complex with increasing
congestion and regulations," said Steve Timm, vice
president and general manager, Flight Information Solutions
for Rockwell Collins. "The expansion of our presence in
Europe and new capabilities to support European operations
will allow us to better serve flight departments that face
these complexities and provide the most efficient and
cost-effective routes possible for their flights."
The new office will be located in the General Aviation
Terminal area at the new Berlin Brandenburg International
Specific enhancements to the Ascend flight planning tools
have been introduced to support European operations. These
enhancements include Eurocontrol Central Flow Management
Unit (CFMU) routes and validation.
Ascend Regional Trip Support (RTS) for European operators
is part of the company's Ascend™ flight information
solutions offering, the industry's only integrated,
one-stop suite of flight operations applications and
services. Ascend RTS features self-service tools that are
accessible online via Ascend Flight Manager™, as well as
full service flight planning, scheduling and dispatch,
weather, datalink and dedicated flight watch.
For European-based flight departments that fly outside of
Europe, Rockwell Collins will continue to serve their needs
with Ascend International Trip Support.
Rockwell Collins' Ascend flight information solutions are
scalable to the size and needs of individual flight
departments. These solutions include:
Scheduling and dispatch
Flight planning and filing
Runway analysis / weight and balance
Worldwide textual and graphical weather products
Datalink packages for upcoming regulatory requirements
(Link 2000+ solution)
EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) carbon reporting
Eurocontrol message management system
Cabin system subscription management, such as TV and
other entertainment source
Automatic data transfer of navigation, terrain, graphical
weather and other flight deck databases
More information about Ascend flight information solutions
is available at http://www.rockwellcollins.com/ascend.
About Rockwell Collins
Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) is a pioneer in the
development and deployment of innovative communication and
aviation electronic solutions for both commercial and
government applications. Our expertise in flight deck
avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications,
information management, and simulation and training is
delivered by 20,000 employees, and a global service and
support network that crosses 27 countries.www.rockwellcollins.com.