A customer opted for Collins Aerospace’s Pro Line Fusion avionics to be fitted on a Challenger 604 at Duncan Aviation’s facility in Battle Creek, Michigan.
Features of the avionics system include touch-control primary flight displays, heads-up vision systems, and weather-threat detection systems.
Last year while their Challenger 604 was in Battle Creek for its 192-month inspection, a long-time Duncan Aviation customer approached senior avionics sales rep Justin Vena about updating some cabin and cockpit systems. Because the aircraft isn’t flying as much as usual due to COVID-19, the customer wanted to take advantage of the downtime and get all the work done at the same time. Their Challenger 604 was welcomed early in 2021 for the installation of Alto Aviation’s Cadence CMS and Cadence switches. The avionics install teams at the Battle Creek facility are in the process of installing the Fusion flight deck, too.
“We’ve been installing the Collin’s Pro Line Fusion in Citation CJ3s since 2016, and we’ve installed dozens of them,” said Vena. “We’re now able to offer this powerful suite to our Challenger 604 customers as well. This gives customers with CL-600-2B16 variants the option to visit any of Duncan Aviation’s three main facilities or any of our satellite shops for this installation.”