- published: 03 Nov 2009
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Kitplanes' editor-in-chief, Marc Cook, hosts a short segment on flying with the Grand Rapids Technologies' Horizon HX synthetic-vision EFIS. Featuring footage from actual flights, this Video Brief gives pilots an in-the-cockpit view of this stunning new technology.
Highway in the Sky graphic guidance system using Trio Autopilot. I am very happy with the performance. The autopilot performs even better with the Grand Rapids Technology Electronic Flight Information System with built in Garmin WAAS GPS.
GRT unit showing tropical storm Fay
Avionics Development In The Light Sport Aircraft Market Continues To Impress It started simply enough... according to the folks at GRT -- "Grand Rapids Technologies was founded in 1991 by an electrical engineer named Greg Toman. His day job involved writing algorithms that powered inertial navigation systems for the Boeing 737 and the Lockheed C-130 Hercules. Greg enjoyed his engineering work, but the world of experimental aircraft held his true passion. He realized that the technology he worked with every day for the 'big guys' could be adapted to serve even the smallest ultralights. He designed the first Engine Information System to monitor the two-stroke Rotax engine on his own Mini-Max ultralight. Soon, other builders wanted their own EIS, and Grand Rapids Technologies was born. Gre...
Non-standard EIS behaviour.
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SAP Synthetic Approach with Auto Pilot engaged, including vertical control, all down to 100 feet above the ground. Works smooth and handles turbulence very well. EFIS means Electronic Flight Information System. HX is the model name of Grand Rapids Technologies best EFIS.