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Honeywell to provide suite of avionics to AWAS.

AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION-(C)1997-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS

Technology and manufacturing company Honeywell (NYSE:HON) said on Tuesday that it will provide aircraft leasing company AWAS with a suite of safety and navigational avionics to operate aircraft more efficiently and safely, plus its fuel-efficient Auxiliary Power Unit (APU).

The total value of the contract is approximately USD77m, according to Honeywell.

The advanced avionics include IntuVue, a 3-D weather radar that offers the ability to better see and avoid weather, wind shears and turbulence. The avionics suite for AWAS also includes Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS), Airborne Collision Avoidance System (ACAS II) with ADS-B and Mode S, Quantum Line of Communication and Navigation equipment (CNS), Air Traffic Services Unit (ATSU), Air Data Inertial Reference System (ADIRS), Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS), Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs), Satellite Communications (SATCOM), Flight Data Acquisition and Management System (FDAMS), Solid State Flight Data Recorder (SSFDR) and Solid State Cockpit Voice Recorder (SSCVR) and the Flight Management System (FMS).

Honeywell is the baseline provider for the avionics suite and APUs for 75 Airbus A320 family aircraft that will be delivered to AWAS from 2011. It will also provide avionics equipment and APUs for 12 Airbus A330 aircraft that will be delivered from 2009 and is the baseline provider of avionics for 31 Boeing 737 aircraft that will be delivered to AWAS from 2011.

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