Avidyne autopilot certified in Cirrus aircraft with Evolution Pro PFD

Avidyne Corp. has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the FAA for the installation of its DFC90 Digital Autopilot in Cirrus SR20 and SR22 aircraft when interfaced with the Evolution Pro Primary Flight Display (EFD1000 Pro PFD) from Aspen Avionics.

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Evolution integration kit for Avidyne DFC90 autopilot approved for C-182s

Aspen Avionics has received FAA STC approval for installation of the Avidyne DFC90 Digital Autopilot into Cessna 182s when interfaced with Aspen’s Evolution 1000 Pro Primary Flight Display (PFD).

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Avidyne adds to plug-and-play avionics stack

Avidyne Corp. has introduced the IFD440 FMS/GPS/NAV/COM system with touch screen user interface, adding to its line of plug-and-play avionics.

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ATP publishes Avidyne maintenance libraries

ATP, a provider of safety and compliance information to the aviation industry, has added the digital avionics technical publications from Avidyne Corp. to its database of technical and maintenance libraries. All Avidyne avionics libraries from ATP can be accessed via the new ATP Aviation Hub online service, as well as the NavigatorV desktop platform, company officials said.

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Avidyne expands MLX 770 AML

Avidyne has received an amended Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the FAA for the MLX770 two-way worldwide Iridium datalink transceiver that extends its approved model list (AML) to include Pilatus and Diamond aircraft. This amended STC also adds the EX600 multi-function display (MFD) as an approved display.

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Working together

Aspen Avionics, manufacturer of the Evolution Flight Display for general aviation pilots, and Avidyne report that certification is imminent for the interface between the Avidyne DFC90 Digital Autopilot and the Aspen Evolution Pro Primary Flight Display. [Read more...]

Avidyne names grand prize winner

Avidyne Corp. has named Stephen Gansky of Newtown, Pennsylvania, the grand prize winner of Avidyne’s “FlySafe Giveaway Extravaganza 2” promotion. Gansky, who owns a Piper PA28 Archer, will receive a new IFD540 GPS/NAV/COM, once certified. The IFD540 is valued at $16,995.

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Avidyne autopilots certified for Matrix and Mirage

Avidyne Corp. has received Technical Standard Order (TSO) and Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval of the DFC90 autopilot for Entegra-equipped Piper PA-46 Matrix and Mirage aircraft, as well as TSO and STC approval of the DFC100 autopilot for Release 9 (R9)-equipped Piper PA-46 Matrix aircraft.

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Avidyne launches Piper upgrade, unveils autopilot

Avidyne Corp.’s new Entegra Release 9 Integrated Flight Deck (IFD) will soon be available as a retrofit upgrade for Piper PA-46 4Meridian, Mirage, and Matrix aircraft.

“Entegra Release 9 is ideally suited as a next-generation flight deck upgrade to meet the mission profiles of the high-performance Piper PA-46 aircraft,” said Patrick Herguth, Avidyne’s chief operating officer. “These aircraft are single-pilot IFR workhorses and Release 9′s easy-to-use FMS and its fully-redundant system architecture dramatically reduce pilot workload and increase safety.”

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Avidyne, Jeppesen partner on CMax

ex5000_01Avidyne Corp. and Jeppesen have teamed to make Avidyne’s CMax Electronic Approach Chart software, including Jeppesen’s worldwide coverage of airport diagrams, standard on all new EX500 and EX5000 Multi-Function Displays (MFDs).

Avidyne also will enable current EX500 and EX5000 (pictured) MFD customers to upgrade for a fraction of the previous cost for the CMax option, company officials said.

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