European pilots, including in the UK, can now install the uAvionix AV-30-C Electronic Flight Instrument System. The EFIS has been granted an EASA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) covering more than 330 aircraft types.
The AV-30-C can be installed as a primary attitude indicator or directional gyro in piston single and twin aircraft weighing less than 6000 lb.
The STC provides authorisation to install the AV-30-C on aircraft listed on the extensive EASA Approved Model List (AML), containing over 330 aircraft models from Cessna, Piper, Beechcraft, American Champion, Maule, Mooney, Daher, Textron, and others.
The AV-30-C fits within a standard 3 and 1/8in round hole with no panel modifications needed.
As a primary instrument, the AV-30-C can be configured as either an Attitude Indicator (AI) or a Directional Gyro (DG) indicator. When installed as a non-required instrument (not replacing the existing approved AI or DG), the functional mode of the AV-30-C can be toggled between AI and DG, serving as a backup instrument.
In both operating modes, the pilot can select from various visual styles to improve compatibility with legacy aircraft instrumentation and preserve the look-and-feel of older aircraft. An internal, rechargeable LiPo battery allows for operation for up to two hours in the event of aircraft power loss.
Another feature is the a probeless AoA system. This system, first introduced in the AV-20-S Multi-Function Display (MFD), provides both visual and audio warnings as you approach a stall, without requiring an external probe.