Dash 8 upgrade including Dual WAAS FMS with LPV Approaches.

Mid Canada Mod Center


Aircraft – Citation II Cockpit Upgrade
Rockwell Collins’ Pro Line 21 system is the heart of this upgrade. The Pro Line 21 IDS flight deck offers many key benefits.
These include:

  • Operational Commonality with Citation CJ1+, CJ2+, CJ3 Flight Decks
  • Three Full Color Liquid Crystal Display Flight Deck
  • TCAS II and Mode S Diversity Transponders with Enhanced Surveillance
  • Universal UNS-1FW MMS (multi-mission Management System) with LPV monitor certified for WAAS and EGNOS (European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service) LPV approaches.
    - Designed to Meet Needs of the Corporate and Airline Aircraft Missions
    - Coupled VNAV with Temperature Compensation in Accordance with Transport Canada ACPL 57
    - WAAS LPV and LNAV / VNAV Approaches
  • Integrated Flight Information System with a Single File Server Unit (Optional)
    - Electronic Charts with Chart Link™ Operation
    - Enhanced Map Overlays
  • Integrated Maintenance and Diagnostics (Optional with Maintenance Diagnostics)
  • Electronic Checklists (Optional with Maintenance Diagnostics)
  • Data Link Capability (VDL Mode 2) (Optional)
  • Growth Path to Meet Future Flight Deck Graphics and Air Traffic Environment
  • Integrated Pro Line 21 CNS Radio System
    - RTU Tuning
  • Universal Class A TAWS Solution

The baseline system specified for the upgrade includes:

  • Three Large 10 x 8-inch AMLCDs Providing Electronic Flight Instrument System
  • Solid-State Turbulence Weather Radar
  • Dual Mode S Diversity Transponders with Enhanced Surveillance
  • Integrated Avionics Processing System (IAPS) Cabinet (Housing Maintenance Diagnostic and Flight Management System)
    - Industry Standard Flight Management Map Symbology
    - Maintenance Diagnostic System
    - Electronic Checklist
  • Pro Line 21 Radio System
    - Dual Radio Tuning Units
    - Dual VHF Communication Radios
    - Dual VHF Navigation Receivers with ADF
    - Dual Distance Measuring Equipment
  • Dual Solid State Attitude Heading Reference System

The L-3 avionics systems GH-3100 Electronic Standby System also forms a key part of this mod.
- Replaces conventional electro-mechanical standby attitude, airspeed and altitude instruments,
- Also heading, slip/skid, navigation data and vertical speed, in a single three-inch flat-panel display.
- Integrated air data sensor card with pitot static connections directly to the unit, eliminating the need for a remote mounted air data computer.
- Active Matrix Liquid Crystal Display (AMLCD) provides exceptional readability in direct sunlight as well as dark cockpit environments.