Dynon Avionics has introduced updates for its EFIS products with the Version 5.4 software. Designed for the EFIS-D10A, EFIS-D100 and FlightDEK-D180 units, the upgrade features enhanced autopilot pitch control. Included are new user-adjustable parameters to optimize autopilot performance for individual aircraft. "The autopilot now flies just as an experienced pilot would, with crisp, appropriate inputs that really seem to understand the airplane," said Ian Jordan, chief systems engineer. Continue reading "Dynon Updates EFIS Software for Autopilot"
As a longtime user of the Dynon original product line, specifically the EFIS D100 and EMS D120, I was eager to sample its latest endeavor, the SkyView system. During Oshkosh, I had the chance to fly a Gobosh LSA fitted with the largest of the SkyView screens, an impressive 10 inch display. Continue reading "First Impressions: Dynon SkyView 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. Continue reading "Dynon Adds Hardware Modules to SkyView EFIS"
In quick succession, Dynon Avionics has released versions 2.0 and 2.5 of its SkyView software, enhancing the performance of the glass panel flight system. Owners of a SkyView system can download the software free of charge from the Dynon web site.
Included in the two updates are free trial previews of an upcoming optional Navigation Mapping Software feature that allows pilots to navigate “direct to” airports, aviation navaids and airway intersections in the United States and up to100 miles north of the Canadian border. It also provides basic information about airports, runways and navaids in the United States. Later in the year nav data for the rest of the world will become available, Dynon says. Continue reading "Dynon Offers Two Upgrades to SkyView EFIS Software"
Kitplanes Magazine visits Dynon Avionics in Woodinville, Washington, to get an inside look at how the company builds and tests its electronic flight instruments.