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Catch up on the latest news regarding Genesys Aerosystems, as well as our proprietary avionics systems and components.

HAA Operators Adding Autopilot to Light Single Turbines

October 15, 2016

Rotorcraft Pro magazine looks at the factors -- including Genesys Aerosystem’s HeliSAS Autopilot and Stability Augmentation Systems (HeliSAS) --  that have helped cut the annual accident rate for civil helicopters in half since 2006.

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Helicopters Italia Installs HeliSAS® System

April 11, 2016

Mineral Wells, TX -- Helicopters Italia has successfully completed its first installation of the HeliSAS® Autopilot and Stability Augmentation System on an AS350 B3 helicopter. The customer -- Cav. Luca Marianetti, CEO and President of Velan ABV S.p.A -- has expressed his satisfaction with the improved helicopter performance.

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Digital, Attitude-Based Autopilot for Cessna 414 and 421

January 14, 2016

MINERAL WELLS, TX - The Twin Cessna Flyer (January 2016) reports on the Genesys Aerosystems IntelliFlight 2100, an ideal 3-axis digital autopilot and flight management system for owners of Cessa 414 and 421 aircraft.

Editor Bob Thomason writes: "I lust for an attitude-based autopilot and now 414 and 421 owners have a good option. Recently a new one became available for Cessna 414 and 421 owners: the Genesys IntelliFlight 2100."

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Genesys Earns EASA Certification for STC on HeliSAS and Autopilot on EC1302 T2

August 17, 2015

MINERAL WELLS, TX – Genesys Aerosystems announced that its HeliSAS Helicopter Stability Augmentation System and Autopilot has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval for installation of its Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) on Eurocopter EC130 T2 helicopters. The company earned FAA certification for the STC in September 2014.

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Genesys Applies For STC To Install Its DFCS 2100 Autopilot on Cessna 414 And 421-Series Aircraft

July 20, 2015

MINERAL WELLS, TX – Genesys Aerosystems announced that it has applied for a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to install its IntelliFlight 2100 Autopilot Digital Flight Control System (DFCS) on the Cessna 414 and 414A as well as the Cessna 421, 421A, 421B, and 421C aircraft.

Benefits of the IntelliFlight 2100 digital autopilot and flight management system include:

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Genesys Aerosystems Is In The Process Of Earning An FAA STC For Its HeliSAS® Autopilot and Stability Augmentation System On Robinson R66 Turbine Helicopters

July 8, 2015

All digital HeliSAS will deliver significant advancements in reducing workload and improve operational safety for single-pilot helicopter operations.

Mineral Wells, TX - Genesys Aerosystems announced today that the company has initiated a program to earn an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the retrofit installation of its HeliSAS® Autopilot and Stability Augmentation System on Robinson R66 turbine helicopters.

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U.S. Army Training Aircraft to Feature Genesys Aerosystems Glass Cockpit

July 6, 2015

MINERAL WELLS, TX – The U.S. Army’s next generation fixed-wing training aircraft will be equipped with Genesys Aerosystems’ glass cockpit.  The all-digital cockpit was developed by Genesys Aerosystems for the Grob G 120TP to support advanced military training concepts.  The Army will train 600 students per year in six Grob trainers.

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Genesys Inks Deal With AgustaWestland For EFIS on New AW109 Trekker

July 6, 2015

Mineral Wells, TX – Genesys Aerosystems announces that AgustaWestland has selected the Genesys IDU-680 Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS) as standard factory-installed equipment on the AW109 Trekker, AgustaWestland’s new twin-engine, single-pilot IFR helicopter, the latest in the venerable AW109 legacy.

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HeliSAS® Stabilization & Autopilot System Certified For Eurocopter EC130 T2 Helicopters

April 27, 2015

Expands Growing Range of Certifications for Eurocopter, Bell and Robinson Helicopters

Mineral Wells, TX -- Genesys Aerosystems announced today that its HeliSAS Helicopter Stability Augmentation System and Autopilot has received FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for installation in Eurocopter EC130 T2 helicopters.

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Flight International Magazine Reviews IDU-680 in Grob G 120TP Trainer

December 2, 2014

Flight International magazine says the Grob G120TP trainer with the Genesys Aerosystems IDU-680 EFIS "will set the benchmark for 21st century trainer aircraft worldwide in this aircraft category."

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