The Evolution 1500 combines the powerful Pro PFD with the versatile 500 MFD (Multi-function Flight Display) to deliver a full-featured, exceptionally easy-to-use glass panel at the lowest price on the market.
The Evolution 1500 combines the powerful, award-winning EFD1000 Pro PFD (Primary Flight Display) with the versatile EFD500 MFD (Multi-function Flight Display) to deliver a full-featured, exceptionally easy-to- use glass panel at the lowest price on the market.
And your fly-away cost is made even lower because Aspen’s patent- pending retrofit technology delivers substantially lower installation cost. There’s no need for costly new panel modifications; Evolution Flight Displays (EFDs) uniquely retrofit directly into your aircraft’s six-pack panel holes. The self-contained EFDs also don’t require the installation of heavy remote mount boxes. And since Evolution displays work with the avionics already in your panel - no matter what make - you don’t have to upgrade your GPS or radios.
The Pro PFD provides professional-grade EFIS primary flight instruments, with a full-featured electronic HSI with moving map. The 500 MFD adds photo-quality moving maps, terrain awareness, geo-referenced charts and airport diagrams, and (with optional or existing sensors) traffic displays, and WX500 Stormscope® display.
The Evolution 1500 package delivers value pricing compared to installing the 1000 Pro PFD and 500 MFD separately. The modular Evolution EFDs are fully upgradable, so you can add comprehensive hazard awareness capabilities, new features, and even a second MFD to complete a three-display glass cockpit system. Evolution delivers greater flexibility since Aspen flight displays work with your existing GPS, radios, and traffic sensors - so you don’t have to upgrade them until you’re ready.
*Some XM datalink features are not available outside of the continental US.
Airspeed and altitude tapes
Altitude alerter (and separate approach minimums alerting)
Full electronic HSI with dual bearing pointers
Base map with flight plan legs and waypoints, curved flight paths(1), and nearby navaids
Integrates with most GA autopilot and flight director systems
ARC and 360º views with dual GPS and dual VHF nav support
Built-in GPS Steering (1)
Display of real-time winds aloft, OAT, TAS, and ground speed(1)
Integral Air Data Computer and Attitude Heading Reference System (ADAHRS)
Optional Evolution Hazard Awareness (EHA) upgrade provides traffic display (2)
Built-in backup battery and emergency GPS (3)
Optional Evolution Synthetic Vision
High resolution aviation-style moving maps with hazard awareness overlays
Customizable screen layouts
Geo-referenced charts and airport diagrams
Built-in Terrain Awareness system
WX500 Stormscope® compatibility
XM WX® Satellite Weather, with all XM WX aviation weather products (4)
Brilliant, direct sunlight-readable, 6-inch 760x400 TFT active matrix LCD display (140 pixels/inch)
General Specifications (per EFD):
Overall Dimensions 3.50” W x 7.00”H x 4.15”D
Weight 2.9 lbs. with mounting bracket
Display Type 6.0” Diagonal TFT Active Matrix LCD
Display Resolution 400x760
Display Backlight High Intensity White LED
Display Colors 32,768
Operating Temp -20°C to +55°C
Storage Temp -55°C to +85°C
Max Operating Altitude (unpress.) 35,000 ft.
Cooling Integral Fan
Max Humidity 95% at 50°C
Input Voltage +8 to +32 Volts DC
Max Current 2.4 Amps @ 28 Vdc / 4.8 Amps @ 14 Vdc
ARINC 429 Inputs 5 Low Speed
ARINC 429 Outputs 1 Low Speed
RS-232 Inputs 5
RS-232 Outputs 3
Pitot / Static Quick Connect
FAA and EASA Technical Standard Orders
TSO/ETSO: C2D, C3D, C4C, C6D, C8D, C10B, C106, C113
RTCA DO-178B Level C
See Environmental Qualification Sheet
The Evolution flight displays are innovative, modular system components that slide into existing 3-inch instrument holes in any instrument panel. A universal bracket provides easy surface mounting. The system can optionally be flush mounted. This unique design dramatically reduces installation time and cost.
The modular Evolution platform allows for easy expansion. The integrated displays mount side-by-side in one, two, and three display configurations for supreme flexibility and upgradability.
Additional Product Resources
Genesys Aerosystems (S-TEC) System 55X Autopilot Integration
Evolution Angle of Attack System
Evolution EFD1000 Pro MAX PFD brochure
Evolution 1500 2-page brochure
Evolution Hazard Awareness brochure
Evolution Flight Display System Comparison Guide
Evolution Synthetic Vision brochure
Primary Flight Display Comparison Chart
Aspen Avionics Extended Product Warranty