EZ Pilot is a modern solid-state navigation system designed to accurately track a GPS flight plan or "Go To" Course that is entered into a handheld or panel mount GPS Receiver. It also acts as a basic wing leveler when no GPS is available.
The pilot simply enters a flight plan into the GPS and presses the Servo button. The EZ Pilot then precisely tracks the flight plan. If the pilot wishes to deviate from the programmed flight path, the Mode button is pressed to enter the Course mode and track any bearing selected with the "L-R" switch. The new bearing will display on the readout and the aircraft will track that bearing. An Intercept mode (with adjustable intercept angle) is available to steer the plane back to the original flight path. A remote Servo Disconnect switch provides instant release of flight controls. Holding the switch down for three seconds or more enables Pilot Command Steering. This allows the pilot to manually fly the aircraft to any new heading and, upon releasing the switch, the autopilot will track that course.A convenient Display switch allows the pilot to read the Waypoint Designator, Ground Speed, Distance to Waypoint, Time to Waypoint, Crosstrack error, Track Offset Position and a graphic Turn Coordinator.
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There is not a list of GPS unit as Trio will work with a GPS with NMEA output which covers most aviation GPS portables.
Per the Manufacturer, this product is to be used on homebuilt, experimental aircraft only. It is not approved for, nor is it legal to install it in certified aircraft.
The EZ Pilot part number 11-06547 comes with the control head, a servo, the servo install kit, and the connectors needed to make the harness.
Yes, the EZ Pilot Autopilot, part number 11-06547, does work with the GPS 695 panel mount.
No, Dynon uses their own servos to run the autopilot. Please see part number 10-03561 for the standard Dynon servo.
Yes, you will need the power/data cable part number 11-02694 in order to connect the devices.
Yes, the GPS20A can interface with the EZ Pilot system.
No, it will not.
Yes, it will work with the 660. You will need the 660 power data cable found under part # 10-06028.
VOR/LOC indicators can only receive information. It will not connect to autopilots to drive it