Dynon Adds Hardware Modules to SkyView EFIS

Dynon's SV-D700 7-inch EFIS.

Dynon Avionics is introducing three new hardware modules, two Mode-S transponders and an ARINC-429 interface, for the SkyView glass panel system. The new SV-XPNDR-261 and SV-XPNDR-262 transponders add traffic information, and they fully integrate into the SkyView system with no additional panel space required. At less than a pound, these small and power-efficient hardware modules can be mounted anywhere in the aircraft.

The new transponders meet the U.S. and European ADS-B OUT mandates. They also allow U.S. TIS traffic displayed on the SkyView map and synthetic vision displays. The SV-XPNDR-261 is a Class 1 Mode-S transponder, meeting the requirements for flights above 15,000 feet and speeds of more than 175 knots. The price is $2200. The SV-XPNDR-262 is a Class 2 Mode-S transponder for flights below 15,000 feet and less than 175 knots, and is $1800.

The new SkyView SV-ARINC-429 module delivers on the promise to make SkyView compatible with certified GPS receivers, integrating with radios such as the Garmin 430/530. This includes advanced features that IFR pilots demand, such as GPS steering, CDI auto-scaling and vertical guidance information from WAAS-enabled GPS receivers. With the addition of this module, SkyView eliminates the need to install a conventional CDI/GS head for the Garmin 430/530. The price is $475.

Dynon will also be highlighting the introduction of its integrated autopilot for the SkyView system, with a price of $750 per servo.

These three new SkyView Modules will be available for delivery in the fall of 2010.

For more information on the new modules or the integrated autopilot, visit www.dynonavionics.com, or see the Dynon display at Oshkosh AirVenture, Building D Booths 4053-4055, through August 1.

KITPLANES Editor Mary Bernard began her career in aviation journalism in 1998 and has worked in publishing for more than 15 years.

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