Press Releases

Esterline to supply integrated helicopter solutions to Gulf country

FARNBOROUGH INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW, July 16, 2018 – Esterline Corporation ( (NYSE Symbol: ESL), a leading global specialty manufacturer primarily serving the aerospace and defense markets, today announced that it has been selected by a Gulf country for a middle-to-heavy helicopter platform upgrade which includes Esterline Integrated Helicopter Solutions (IHS).

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

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).

Esterline successfully completes testing of their CMA-5024 GLSSU on the B737NG aircraft family

Farnborough International Airshow – July 9, 2018 - Esterline Avionics Systems is pleased to announce the successful completion of ground tests and flight tests of their SBAS-capable CMA-5024 GLSSU on B737NG aircraft with the goal of obtaining an STC for ADS-B out and SBAS/GPS Navigation. With all testing completed on a Boeing B737-700 aircraft, the STC is anticipated for Q4 2018 for all B737NG aircraft types (-700/-800/-900). The option for LPV approach capability will be available as well.

Global Connected Aircraft Summit 2018

Alex Huynh-Belanger, Manager of Products and Strategic Marketing, Esterline CMC Electronics.

Esterline’s CMA-5024 GLSSU receives EASA approval on the A320 family for ADS-B Out

Farnborough International Airshow, June 30, 2018 -- Esterline Avionics Systems and PMV Engineering are pleased to announce that PMV Engineering has obtained EASA approval for the upgrade of the older generation GPSSU by CMC’s CMA-5024 GLSSU on the A320 family of aircraft.


Kortrijk, 21 June 2018 – Esterline Belgium (formerly Barco Defense & Aerospace) today announced the signature of a Memorandum of Agreement with Lockheed Martin as part of the F-16 Replacement Program’s Essential Security Interests. Through this agreement, both companies will seek to develop further long-term partnerships if the Belgian government decides to choose the F-35 as successor for its F-16s.  

This partnership will mainly concern avionics and rugged display products.

Esterline To Exhibit Latest Integrated Helicopter Avionics Solutions and Advanced Displays at 2018 Heli-Expo

(Heli-Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada – February 27, 2018) Esterline Avionics Systems is showcasing its advanced displays and CMC Electronics brand integrated helicopter avionics solutions at this year’s Heli-Expo in Booth #6327.  Esterline’s helicopter demonstrator will feature an extensive range of the company’s core capabilities and products.