Entegra Release 9 Flight Deck Available For PA-46 Aircraft
By Daniel Guevarra
October 30, 2009 – Piper Aircraft announced that it will offer the
Avidyne Entegra Release 9 integrated flight deck system as an optional
avionics suite on the Piper PA-46 Meridian, Mirage, and Matrix aircraft.
“With the addition of the Entegra Release 9, Piper shows its commitment to providing our customers with the greatest choice of advanced avionics options available in today’s market place” said Piper President, John D. Becker.
“The Entegra Release 9 system on our
“Piper has been a
terrific partner of ours for many years and we are pleased to be making
Entegra Release 9 available for the Piper PA-46 line,” said Avidyne
President Dan Schwinn. “Entegra Release 9, with its renowned ease of
use, is specifically designed for single-pilot IFR operations, making it
a perfect fit for this class of aircraft.”
Utilizing a fully modular architecture, Entegra Release 9 represents the
next generation of integrated flight deck systems for general aviation
aircraft. The Entegra
Release9 includes high-resolutionIFD5000 displays, dual-redundant
FMS900w systems with a QWERTY keypad, next-generation fully-digital
16-watt VHF NAV/COM radios, and dual WAAS/RNP-capable GPS receivers.
Release 9’s innovative Page & Tab user interface makes it a
breeze to quickly access data without delving into hierarchical menus,
pop-up windows or hidden modes.
Designed with a fully-redundant architecture, each IFD5000 is fully
capable of performing the functions of the other with no unfamiliar or
limited reversionary modes. With Entegra Release 9, Avidyne has
developed a truly integrated system that is specifically designed to
eliminate complexity, reduce head-down time, provide a whole new level
of redundancy, and dramatically enhance safety.
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