Avidyne Introduces FMS400 and Series of Entegra Release 9 Configure Options for Cirrus Aircraft

A new lower-cost FMS400 flight management system and additional Entegra Release 9 Integrated Flight Deck (IFD) system configurations provide three different price points tailored for increasing levels of capability and redundancy.

For Entegra Release 9 Gold & Platinum systems with the FMS900w, Avidyne is offering an upgrade to Synthetic Vision and future upgrade to the DFC100 attitude-based autopilot for $10,000. (Total Savings of $15,000 Value).

This Oshkosh promotion is valid for Entegra Release 9 systems ordered between now and August 31st for systems installed by December 31, 2009.

Entegra Release 9 Availability

Orders for Platinum Entegra Release 9 systems with dual FMS900w systems are currently being accepted for mid-August deliveries, and can be installed in domestically-owned Cirrus aircraft and also for N-registered Cirrus aircraft in international markets. The FMS400 and single-ADAHRS systems (Silver & Gold) will be available starting in September 2009.

The DFC100 autopilot is expected to be certified and available in the first half of 2010.

Existing Cirrus owners should contact your preferred R9 installation facility for installation quotation and aircraft scheduling. For a list of Avidyne-approved R9 installation centers, go to: www.avidyne.com/dealers/r9.asp.

About Avidyne Corporation (www.avidyne.com)

Avidyne’s continuing leadership in innovation and its Flying Made Simple™ system design make flying safer, more accessible and more enjoyable for pilots and their passengers. The company’s expanding line of products include the industry-leading Entegra integrated flight deck systems for new and existing aircraft, datalink-capable EX5000 and EX500 multi-function displays and the dual-antenna TAS600 series of active traffic advisory systems, the MLB700 broadcast datalink receiver, the MLX770 world-wide datalink transceiver, and the TWX670 Tactical Weather Detection system. Headquartered in Lincoln, MA, the company has facilities in Columbus, OH, Melbourne, FL, and Boulder, CO.

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