Century Flight Systems, Inc. logo, Auto Pilots and Aircraft Instrumentation
enfrdees
Call Century Flight Systems: 1-800-433-5630

Find Century Flight Systems on FacebookFollow Century Flight Systems on TwitterWatch Century Flight Systems on YouTubeSubscribe to Century Flight Systems RSS Feed

Altitude Preselect/Alerter

Altitude Preselect/AlerterThe Digital Altitude Preselect (DAP) is available for the Century 2000 and Century 41 autopilot systems. It provides the dual function of preselected altitude and an audible tone. It receives altitude information from the aircraft encoding altimeter or blind encoder. The DAP is very easy to program for it's five modes. As the aircraft approaches to within 1,000 feet of the selected altitude the display will flash and give two audible tones. Upon closure of 200 feet from the selected altitude, the display stops flashing and gives one audible tone. At the selected altitude the autopilot will smoothly transition from Arm to Alt Mode to display current encoder altitude.

The five position selectable switch gives you the following modes:

  1. Altitude Readout
  2. Radar Altimeter Setting
  3. Adjustable pixel dimming
  4. Barometric/Millibar Setting
  5. Altitude Select/Arm Setting

The radar altimeter is optional if the aircraft has a radar altimeter. If not, this mode can be ignored.


DAP General Information

Height: 1.45 inches
Width: 3.17 inches
Depth: 9 inches
Panel Cutout: 1.5 inches x 3 inches ATI
Weight: 1.345 lbs.
Power Requirements: 14 or 28 VDC
Accessories: Connector Kit
Inputs: Pressure altitude data from encoding altimeter or blind encoder with ATC format (100 ft. resolution) or RS232 serial data (1 ft. resolution).