What comes in the box for the Trio Pro Pilot?
In the box is control head, two servos, connector kits and servo mounting (for RV aircraft only). Harness not included but can be bought separately. Make sure you put your aircraft make and model on your order.
Can I install the trio pro auto pilot in my 175 Cessna?
The Trio Pro Autopilot is for experimental and light sport aircraft only.
If I purchase the Trio Pro Pilot with servo mounting for AN RV 7 will it come with the two brackets for pitch and roll?
Per the manufacturer, the Trio Pro Pilot does come with the pitch bracket. The roll bracket for an RV 7 is not included and cost an extra 45 dollars.
Can the Trio Pro Pilot Autopilot servo arm be moved 180 degrees pointing away from base?
Per the manufacturer, The servo crank arm is not mounted to the servo when shipped so it can be installed in any orientation, in 45 degree increments.
Does this unit require input from an ADI or T&B for attitude or rate sensing or is it a stand alone unit that uses an AHRS type sensor?
For attitude information you would need to interface a portable or panel mount aviation GPS.
Will this Trio Pro Pilot interface with a slaved NSD-360 with bootstrap for heading command and approach functions?
The Trio autopilot, which is a non certified autopilot is not designed to interface with any certified autopilot system such as the NSD-360.
I have your Pro pilot installed in my RV6a and connected to a Bendix King SkyMap111C.
Will my pro pilot track a flight plan in a Garmin 795/796 or aera 550/560?
Yes, the Pro Pilot is compatible with the Garmin Aera 500 and 700 series GPS. You will need the Aera power/data cable to connect with your auto pilot.
When the Trio Pro Pilot is not controlling roll or pitch, can I use it as a turn coordinator?
Yes. There is a display on the autopilot that does show a turn coordinator. It is available to the pilot at all times, when the autopilot is turned on (engaged or not).
Will the Trio pro pilot autopilot track a flight plan on a Garmin 496?
Yes via the 496 power data cable part number 11-02694.