Garmin has received FAA STC approval for the GFC 600 digital autopilot in Piper PA-31-350 aircraft.

A few details are outlined below:

  • The GFC 600 digital autopilot is intended for piston single/twin-engine and turbine aircraft that have a wide range of speed and performance characteristics and provides a long list of existing general aviation aircraft with a simple, lightweight, cost-effective autopilot upgrade path.
  • Additionally, Smart Rudder Bias is now certified for Navajo Chieftain aircraft equipped with the GFC 600 autopilot, further growing the list of compatible aircraft to offer this safety-enhancing technology.

The announcement and photo can be found in Garmins Newsroom.