Pro Line 21 IDS upgrade certifed on Beech 1900D


Hawker Bechcraft will remove the older Pro-Line II EFIS 83 system as well as other analog equipment.

Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS) has announced that its Rockwell Collins Integrated Display System (IDS) flight deck upgrade for the Beechcraft 1900D has received supplemental type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

This upgrade removes the factory installed Pro Line II EFIS 84 system, as well as other analog instrumentation, and replaces it with a fully integrated three-display Pro Line 21 IDS system. The upgraded system provides increased functionality and capability while reducing maintenance costs and decreasing weight.

“As the Pro Line II system becomes obsolete, operators and their maintenance crews have sought a viable retrofit solution that cost-effectively enhances the rugged and reliable 1900D,” said Christi Tannahill, Hawker Beechcraft senior vice president, Global Customer Support. “The Pro Line 21 IDS retrofit system was designed to provide a solution for these operators. Proven in a multitude of aircraft platforms, the new system enables operators to function more seamlessly in a variety of air traffic environments.”