Hawker Beechcraft completes certification on Pro Line 21 upgrade


GCS gains certification of Pro-Line upgrade for Hawker/Beechjet 400

Hawker Beechcraft Global
Customer Support announced it has completed certification of a three-display
Pro Line 4 to Pro Line 21 upgrade for the Hawker/Beechjet 400. The new system
replaces the existing Pro Line 4 displays and upgrades the flight management
system to FMS 6100. With this significant functional enhancement, operators now
have access to electronic charts, XM weather/data, WAAS/LPV, ADS-B out, VHF
datalink and an upgrade path for future airspace requirements. A two-year
Corporate Aircraft Service Program (CASP) warranty on new and existing Rockwell
Collins equipment is included with the upgrade. The certification aircraft is
on display at Hawker Beechcraft static display at Henderson Field during the

“For Hawker/Beechjet 400
operators, the Pro Line 4 to Pro Line 21 avionics upgrade program provides a
significant increase in functionality providing them with more capabilities,
more options and more value,” said Christi Tannahill, Hawker Beechcraft vice
president, Global Customer Support. “The next step in certification of the
Hawker 400XPR program, a four-display version will certify by early 2012 with
new Williams FJ44-4 engines certifying by mid-2012. Excitement and orders for
the airplane are building.”