Bendix King AeroCruze Autopilot Upgrade
Upgrade legacy BendixKing autopilots to the latest digital technology.
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Upgrade legacy BendixKing autopilots to the latest digital technology
Bring your aircraft into the digital age. The AeroCruze ushers in a new generation of the legendary BendixKing ﬂ ight control systems. Upgrade your legacy autopilot to a fully digital autopilot with advanced features such as a touch screen interface, straight and level and integrated altitude preselect. The AeroCruze provides legacy KFC 150, KFC 200 and KFC 250 autopilot owners the simplest and most cost effective way to upgrade their autopilot. Using sophisticated algorithms, the AeroCruze is able to utilize your existing servos and associated hardware; signiﬁ cantly reducing installation cost and down time. As part of the upgrade, your existing servos will covered with a two year factory warranty to ensure the continued reliability you have come to expect. Installation on aircraft without an existing BendixKing legacy autopilot are also available. The ergonomically designed AeroCruze gives pilots unprecedented ability to manage situational awareness in the cockpit. The fully digital autopilot uses advanced algorithms to provide enhanced precision and performance. AeroCruze will interface with both legacy and digital GPS navigators and Primary Flight Displays. The AeroCruze features a glove friendly touch screen with color display. Flight Computer: The AeroCruze Flight Computer is the heart of the AeroCruze system. This unit is designed to ﬁ t within the existing form factor of the legacy KFC 150 ﬂ ight computer. The AeroCruze has also been designed to be remote mounted to accommodate KFC 200 and 250 installations. Mode Controller: The KMC 231 Mode Controller provides the pilot control and annunciation functions via a glove friendly, color LCD touch screen with dedicated controls for frequent tasks. With a unique mechanical design the KMC 231 seamlessly integrates with the AeroCruze computer, allowing it to ﬁ t in the same mechanical location of the panel mounted KFC 150 autopilot ﬂ ight computer.