Press Releases

CMC Electronics’ CMA-5024 receives TCCA STC certification for ADS-B out and LPV on B737NG aircraft family

Montréal, April 25, 2019 - CMC Electronics is pleased to announce that Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) has approved an STC to install CMC’s SBAS-capable CMA-5024 GLSSU on B737NG aircraft for DO-260B ADS-B out compliance and SBAS/GPS navigation with the option to enable LPV approach capability. FAA and EASA STC approvals are in progress and expected shortly for all B737NG aircraft types (-600/-700/-800).


ADS-B Out STCs for Part 25 Aircraft Featuring Esterline’s CMA-3024

Esterline Avionics Systems, CMD Flight Solutions and DAC International are pleased to announce the Supplemental Type Certificate (ST03424CH and ST04159CH) approval of their ADS-B Out solution for Part 25 aircraft.


Esterline Selected by Honeywell for its ED-800 CRT Replacement Program

Esterline Avionics Systems is pleased to announce that Honeywell Aerospace has chosen its CMA-6800 CRT to LCD conversion solution for its ED-800 Replacement Program.


Wesley A. Kephart appointed Vice President Rugged and Air Traffic Control Solutions

Esterline is pleased to announce that Wesley A. Kephart has joined the EAD Leadership team as VP Rugged and Air Traffic Control Solutions (RAS) group, on October 1st, 2018.  Wes will be working from the Duluth, US office.


Esterline to supply integrated helicopter solutions to Gulf country

FARNBOROUGH INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW, July 16, 2018 – Esterline Corporation (www.esterline.com) (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.