Garmin wins STCs for its GFC 500 autopilot in Grumman AA-5 series and Piper PA-28 aircraft, with more models in the works.
Garmin has released several free software upgrades to its GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigators, the G500 TXi/G600 TXi and G500/G600 flight displays, as well as the GFC 600 and GFC 500 autopilots.
The STC Group expands the number of aircraft that can install Trio Avionics autopilots in certified aircraft. More makes and models to follow.
Garmin expects certification soon of several aircraft approved for its GFC 500 and GFC 600 autopilots, including the Bonanza Debonair, Cessna 210, Grumman AA-5 series, Beechcraft Baron, and Cessna 208B.
The STC Group has received approval from the FAA to add the Cessna 177, Cessna 180 and Cessna 185 to its Supplemental Type Certificate model list for the Trio Avionics Corporation’s Pro Pilot autopilot. With these additions, the autopilot STC now extends to Cessna 172, 175, 177, 180, 182, 185, and Piper PA-28 models, according […]
Garmin has received FAA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for several aircraft models for the GFC 500 autopilot, including a wide range of Cessna 172 and 182 aircraft. Intended for less complex piston single-engine aircraft, the GFC 500 integrates with the G5 to provide pilots with an economical autopilot and modern flight instrument, according to Garmin […]