Honeywell will provide its full suite of safety avionics, including its IntuVue 3-D weather radar, for Tiger Airways new A320s in a multi-million dollar contract. The agreement covers up to 50 new aircraft that are expected to start deliveries from late 2010 until 2015.
“Honeywell’s IntuVue 3-D weather radar has demonstrated a 50 percent reduction in turbulence-related incidents, enhancing safety and keeping passengers comfortable,” said Mike Madsen, vice president of airlines, Honeywell Aerospace. “IntuVue can save costs for Tiger Airways because of its 50 percent increase in system reliability, 30 percent decrease in maintenance costs and 25 percent weight reduction as compared to competing radars.”
The other selected avionics products include an Air Data Inertial Reference Unit, Flight Management System, next generation Aircraft Collision and Avoidance System, solid state Flight Data Recorder and Cockpit Voice Recorder, Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System, HF Radio and Airline Operational Communication software.