Bendix King Begins To Integrate Newer Jet Technology Into Beechcraft Aircraft
The AeroVue is the latest technology that will allow for standard planes to be equipped with cockpit control panels of those of a business jet. Originating in the year 2014 the product has begun to be intertwined with the Beechcraft King Air B200. The aircraft has been fortunate enough to have received the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) which is granted to aircraft that have been modified and completed from its original state.
“Business jet technology and functionality” to the GA cockpit.”
Easing the operator's workload by creating more efficient and user-friendly controlling systems. The control panel has been integrated what is known as Honeywell’s SmartView synthetic vision, creating a visual representation of the outside area or terrain on a panel. This technique allows for operators to have the clear view onto what is around them minimizing errors.
The system has a unique composition including three 12-inch smart view displays all working together to bring the visual representation to the operator. The panels are equipped with “HUD like” system that displays exact direction for the aircraft. Currently weighing 125 pounds lighter than current flight panel controls systems. With AeroVue state of the art software, the system is deemed compatible with Aspen Avionics Connected Panel wireless gateway network allowing for wireless updates to be completed.
The AeroVue is a world renown flight control system company that has been providing Honeywell and its customers with state of the art systems such as Primus Epic and Primus Apex. The entire operation has been a new venture for all participating companies as a completely new way of flying will have to be learned by existing operators. More efficiency and more modern tools along with newer techniques will the result of the Bendix King AeroVue flight control system.