Light aircraft autopilot GFC™ 500
dual-axis

light aircraft autopilot
light aircraft autopilot
light aircraft autopilot
light aircraft autopilot
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Characteristics

Applications
for light aircraft
Type
dual-axis

Description

It’s the Autopilot Solution GA Aircraft Owners Have Been Waiting For Cost-effective, precise and smooth in-flight characteristics, built-in self-monitoring capabilities and lower cost of ownership when compared to older autopilot systems Designed for existing light single-engine piston, fixed-wing aircraft, initially available for select Cessna, Beechcraft and Piper models with more to follow Leverages certificated G5 electronic flight instrument1, G500 or G500 TXi2 for input and display of altitude preselect, heading, vertical speed, airspeed target and flight director cues Robust feature set, including safety features such as underspeed and overspeed protection, a dedicated return-to-level (LVL) mode button, Garmin ESP™ (Electronic Stability and Protection), Flight Director (FD), coupled approaches and missed approaches when paired with a compatible navigator and much more Offers 2-axis (pitch and roll) capabilities with optional pitch-trim; yaw damper optionally available on select aircraft The revolutionary GFC 500 autopilot brings unprecedented levels of capability, reliability and affordability to light single-engine, fixed-wing general aviation aircraft. GFC 500 leverages our advanced attitude-based flight control technology developed for the popular GFC 700 autopilot, which drives our most advanced glass flight deck systems

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