Avidyne Announces Certification of Release 10.1 Software for IFD540 FMS/GPS/NAV/COM
Release 10.1 software adds new IFD540 functionality; Also removes AD limitations from affected IFD540 systems
Lincoln, MA – Thursday, June 18, 2015 –
Avidyne Corporation, a leading provider of integrated avionics and safety systems for general aviation aircraft, announced today that they have received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification of Release 10.1 software for the IFD540 FMS/GPS/NAV/COM systems.
“Release 10.1 software brings many new features and functions, including ADS-B, to the IFD540 that give it greater utility and make it even easier to use,” said Dan Schwinn, Avidyne CEO. “Along with the newly-certified IFD440, Avidyne now offers a complete suite of next-generation, ADS-B capable panel-mounted avionics and a platform for the future.”
R10.1 adds new features to IFD540
Release 10.1 (R10.1) software is a field-loadable upgrade for the IFD540 that includes product improvements and new functionality such as:
Additional feature enhancements and new capabilities are outlined on our www.AvidyneLive.com website at:
R10.1 removes AD Limitations on IFD540
R10.1 also includes the software required to remove the Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) regarding limitations on GPS approaches with specific leg types that was issued in May 2015 to existing owners of Avidyne IFD540 systems. With the R10.1 upgrade, this AD can now be removed from the Limitations Section of the airplane flight manual or flight manual supplement.
The R10.1 software upgrade will be offered at no-charge for all current IFD540 owners. Avidyne is accepting orders now through authorized dealers.
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