Aspen Announces Evolution Flight Displays as Robinson Factory Option
R22, R44, R66 customers will have affordable, feature-rich glass cockpit option
Dallas, TX, February 13, 2012: Aspen Avionics, manufacturer of the innovative Evolution Flight Display system, announced today that the Evolution Primary Flight Display (PFD) system will be available as a factory option on the Robinson R22, R44, and R66 series helicopters. The option is currently being evaluated and is expected to be available in late 2012.
Aspen’s Evolution Flight Displays offer a compact, lightweight, all solid-state digital replacement for legacy mechanical flight instruments. The Evolution is a full-featured glass panel display that is designed to meet the rigors of helicopter operations.
“The helicopter market is already realizing the safety-enhancing benefits of Aspen’s glass panel technology,” says Brad Hayden, Aspen’s Vice President of Marketing. “The Robinson platform will be a great helicopter to showcase our reliable and versatile avionics solution.”
- Standard features of the Evolution PFD system for helicopters include:
- Solid-state AHRS technology
- Built-in 30 minute backup battery
- Built-in emergency GPS
- Digital HSI with moving map, GPS flight plan overlay, ARC and 360 viewing modes
- Easy to read Airspeed and Altitude tapes
- Integration with primary navigation system, ADF, DME, VOR, and autopilot
See Aspen at Heli-Expo 2012 in Dallas, TX, Static display 10-11 or online at www.aspenavionics.com/helicopter.
About Aspen Avionics, Inc.
Aspen Avionics specializes in bringing the most advanced technology and capability into helicopter 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.