Innovative Solutions and Support is reporting that they’ve received an STC (Supplemental Type Certificate) from the FAA for their NextGen Pilatus PC-12 flight deck retrofit. Innovative’s FlightDeck retrofit offers PC-12 pilots an advanced avionics suite with three LCD displays, Integrated Standby Unit (ISU), PT6 Engine Data Concentrator Unit, an autothrottle upgrade kit, two Beta-3 GPS units, remote radios, an Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) and an Integrated Flight Management System (IFMS).
Among the many enhancements and features provided by the IFMS are:
The integrated EFB allows the pilot access to information and features such as:
Innovative Solutions is saying that the first installation of their NextGen Pilatus PC-12 flight deck retrofit is already in progress, on Brian Cleary’s PC-12. Cleary is the President of POPA (The Pilatus Owners and Pilots Association.)
Featured Image: PC-12 Flight Deck retrofit, courtesy of Innovative Solutions
Pilatus PC-12 NG
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