Aspen Avionics Announces Altitude Pre-Select Solution for King KFC 200 Autopilots
APS4A Altitude Preselect System integrates with Evolution Flight Displays
Friedrichshafen, Germany, April 18, 2012: Aspen Avionics announced today the addition of an optional KFC 200 altitude preselect integration kit to the Aspen AML STC. The kit was developed and is distributed globally by Avionik Straubing of Germany. This FAA approval authorizes integration of the APS4A Altitude Preselect System with the Evolution Flight Display System, and enables the KFC200 autopilot to automatically capture the target altitude set using the EFD1000 altitude bug.
“Whether developed in-house or by partners like Avionik Straubing, Aspen provides our customers with more integration options to continually improve the Evolution product line,” says Brad Hayden, Aspen’s Vice President of Marketing. “The APS4A solution from Avionik Straubing gives Aspen yet another opportunity to deliver affordable, safety enhancing technology to general aviation.”
“We recognized the need for technology like we developed in the APS4A by listening to our customers,” says Gunter Hemmel, founder of Avionik Straubing. “Aspen owners will greatly benefit from the workload reduction offered by our product, and they can do so at a very affordable price.”
The APS4A Altitude Preselect System from Avionik Straubing lists at US$1,299. Aspen customers are encouraged to coordinate with an Authorized Aspen Avionics Dealer to order the kit directly from Avionik Straubing: www.avionik.de.
About Aspen Avionics, Inc.
Aspen Avionics specializes in bringing the most advanced technology and capability into general aviation cockpits—and budgets. Our products increase situational awareness and reduce pilot workload, making it easier and safer to fly in both VFR and IFR conditions. The way we look at it, getting the latest avionics technology shouldn’t always mean spending a lot of money—on equipment or installation. At Aspen Avionics, we design products to be affordable, easy to install, and easy to own.
About the Evolution Flight Display System
The Aspen Evolution Flight Display System is an affordable, expandable and upgradeable PFD, MFD and hazard sensor cockpit solution for general aviation aircraft. Highly compatible with existing aircraft avionics, the flexible Evolution Flight Display System lets aircraft owners install all Evolution Flight Displays and options at once, or separately, as their needs and budgets permit.
About Avionik Straubing
Founded in 1977 Avionik Straubing is an international established design and service facility for aircraft avionic equipment located at the airport Wallmühle in Atting near Straubing/Bavaria. As an EASA and FAA approved facility we provide competent service from design to certification. Our services include installation, engineering, maintenance, overhaul and distribution for all top avionic companies. Customer oriented service and enthusiasm for aviation make us a successful team. The company can be found on the web at www.avionik.de, and may be reached at +49 9429 9424 0.