Citation ACAS II / Mode S Service Bulletins Available

March 30, 2004
Wichita, KS - March 30, 2004 - Cessna Citation ACAS II (TCAS II change 7) / Mode S Service Bulletins are now available for the Citation Excel and Encore. The remaining ACAS II / Mode S Service Bulletins are scheduled for release in June 2004, to support European Aviation Authority Mandates.

525 CJ, 525 CJ1, 525A CJ2: Transponder update to Honeywell MST-67A Elementary Surveillance Transponders

525CJ, 525 CJ1, 525A CJ2: CNI-5000 replacement with Dual Garmin 530a Comm/Nav system including Elementary Surveillance Transponders

550 CII, Bravo; 551 CII Single Pilot; S550 SII; 560 CV, Ultra: Installation of Honeywell TCAS II system with Elementary Surveillance Transponders

550 Bravo: Upgrade of existing or Installation of new Honeywell TCAS II system with Enhanced Surveillance Transponders

560 Encore, 560XL Excel, 750 Citation X: Upgrade of existing transponders to add Elementary Surveillance

Cessna strives to offer the latest safety and operational improvement technology through factory engineered Service Bulletins, which provide operators with the greatest value. All Cessna Service Bulletin installations are designed to integrate seamlessly with the Citation avionics architecture. Cessna Service Bulletins include all required components, wiring, and hardware; are completely documented in Citation Service Manuals; and are fully supported by the worldwide Citation Service Center network. Further, international regulatory approval is typically much quicker for Service Bulletin certification than Supplemental Type Certificate certification.

To learn more about ACAS II (TCAS II change 7) / Mode S, Service Bulletins contact, or fax (316) 206-4577, or call Marcelo Casenove (316) 517-7462.

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