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Esterline Expects TSO by Q4 2018 for the New GPS Precision Approach Solution

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Farnborough International Airshow, July 16, 2018 – Esterline CMC Electronics (CMC) is pleased to announce the new CMA-6024 GPS precision approach sensor that delivers both SBAS LP/LPV and GBAS GLS. As

a standard-fit ARINC 743C compliant receiver, it can be integrated in a wide range of new-build or in-service aircraft. The CMA-6024 will be certified to the current and upcoming TCCA and FAA TSO requirements, the current RTCA Minimum Operational Performance Specifications, and to Design Assurance Level A (DAL-A).

The CMA-6024 includes a high performance GPS/SBAS/GBAS receiver and a complementary, state-of-the-art, Very High Frequency Data Broadcast (VDB) receiver that has been designed for easy and seamless installation in a challenging retrofit or new-build aircraft environment. As a DAL-A certified receiver, it meets or exceeds the most stringent requirements in support of CAT-IIIb. Furthermore, the CMA-6024 has been certifiably tested and is built to withstand the most demanding RTCA/DO160 environmental aviation requirements. The result is exceptional reliability and a superior MTBF. The CMA-6024 delivers SBAS LP/LPV and GBAS GLS spanning all helicopter, regional, business, and air transport aircraft in a wide range of environments.

Don Paolucci, Vice President, Navigation and Integrated Systems, said: “We are very proud to introduce our new CMA-6024 GPS precision approach receiver. It is unique in the market place, as it allows aircraft owners, operators, and manufacturers to upgrade their aircraft with a highly reliable ADS-B compliant receiver that delivers outstanding RNP performance, and it delivers both SBAS LP/LPV and GBAS GLS precision approach in one tough, DAL-A certified unit.”

The CMA-6024 aviation GPS/SBAS/GBAS sensor features an ARINC 739A MCDU interface capability, and compatibility with some existing control panels, including our own compact CMA-5025 control panel. The CMA-6024 can host 2 cycles of the entire LP/LPV database and also features a built-in High Integrity Switch that allows selection between ILS or LP/LPV/GLS precision approach. Thus, the CMA-6024 offers a complete, self-contained, precision approach and navigation solution. It also employs the NovAtel patented Narrow Correlator® technology and is the result of a collaborative effort with NovAtel Inc

The CMA-6024 will start delivery in the last quarter of 2018.

About Esterline Avionics Systems
Esterline Avionics Systems (www.esterline.com/avionicssystems) has achieved an international reputation for innovation and excellence in the design and manufacture of advanced displays and CMC Electronics brand products for the military and commercial aviation markets. The company’s focus is on delivering innovative cockpit systems integration, avionics and display solutions to its customers worldwide.

About Esterline Corporation
Esterline Corporation is a leading worldwide supplier to the aerospace and defense industry specializing in three core areas: Advanced Materials; Avionics & Controls; and Sensors & Systems. With annual sales of approximately $2 billion, Esterline employs roughly 13,000 people worldwide.

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Mrs. Marie-Hélène Emond
Manager, Marketing Communications and Public Relations
Esterline booth 1180, Hall 1
Esterline Avionics Systems
Tel: 1.514.208.1426
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