Wed, Apr 15, 2009
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's Quote of the Day usually
derives from current news, though we reserve the right to pick
quotes out of history that have a bearing on the day's events and
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves become
future Quotes of the Day.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"With the nearly 5,000 Entegra-equipped aircraft
currently in service, Avidyne has a proven track record of
developing product upgrades that allow these owners to optimize
utility and enhance performance over the entire useful life of
their aircraft. Release 9 adds a whole new level of functionality
and with the attitude-based DFC100, owners of R9-equipped Cirrus
aircraft who want to replace their existing rate-based autopilot
will be able to fly with the digital precision provided by dual
solid-state ADAHRS inputs."
Source: Patrick Herguth, Avidyne's Chief
Operating Officer. The avionics manufacturer announced Tuesday its
new attitude-based DFC100 Digital Flight Control System, which is
targeted specifically for installation in Cirrus SR20 and SR22
aircraft with Avidyne's dual Air Data and Attitude Heading
Reference Systems (ADAHRS) and the Entegra Release 9 Integrated
Flight Deck (IFD) system.
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