Aspen Avionics announced today that Piper Aircraft Inc. has selected the Evolution Backup Display system for its Piper Archer and Seminole line of aircraft. The Evolution Backup Display is a fully digital, independent flight display system designed to replace mechanical backup instruments used in Part 23 glass panel installations. Previously announced was the approval for delivery of the Piper Seneca V-series aircraft with the Evolution Backup Display onboard.
Initial fleet customers for the new, all glass panel configured Piper Archers include the Florida Institute of Technology, with an order for eight Piper Archer TX training aircraft, and CAE Oxford Aviation Academy, taking delivery of twenty-two single-engine Archers in 2013.
Aspen’s backup display is based on the company’s Evolution Flight Display platform, offering the same ease-of-use and broad functionality, interoperability and reliability that has made Aspen’s flagship product line such a popular choice among aircraft owners.
About Piper Aircraft Inc.
Piper Aircraft Inc. is headquartered in Vero Beach, Fla. The company offers aviators throughout the world efficient and reliable single-engine and twin-engine aircraft. The single-engine M-Class series – the Meridian, Mirage and Matrix – offer businesses and individuals elegant performance and value. The Twin Class Seneca V and Seminole balance proven performance, efficiency and simplicity in twin-engine aircraft. The Trainer Class Archer TX, Arrow, Seminole and Seneca V aircraft form the most complete technically-advanced line of pilot training aircraft in the world.
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 and rotorcraft platforms. 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.