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Mineral Wells, TX – April 10, 2013 – Century Flight Systems, a leading provider of autopilots for General Aviation aircraft, and manufacturer of autopilots since 1983, recently announced they have received Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the installation of their Century 4000 Autopilot in Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee Cruiser, PA-28-180 Cherokee aircraft, and the PA-32-301, -301T, PA-32R-301 and -301T Saratoga aircraft.

Century Flight Systems also recently announced the award of Century 4000 Autopilot STCs for most variants of the Cessna 182 Skylane aircraft and the Cessna 421B and 421C Golden Eagle. 

 “The Cherokee aircraft has been in existence since 1960, and the Saratoga since 1980, and are in use throughout the world.  There are significant improvements to be gained by updating older aircraft with modern instrumentation and flight control systems, and Century Flight Systems is working closely to bringing increased safety- and performance-enhancing technology to more and more aircraft.  Aircraft owners investing in the C4000 will be able to reduce their cross country fatigue and enable accurate airport approaches while also making their flying safer, more relaxing and enjoyable” said Bill Eubanks, Century Flight Systems’ President.

The C4000 uses advanced digital & analog circuitry to process position + rate data to produce the most accurate and comfortable flight dynamics available in rough or smooth air. This along with the fact that position + rate autopilot do not need to disengage in turbulent air makes for an autopilot that is safer and more convenient to fly. Standard features includes GPS/VOR/LOC/LOC REV coupling, fully automatic glideslope coupling from above or below, selected angle intercept capability when using an HSI (45 degree intercepts using a DG), altitude hold, voice prompter, attitude hold command, auto-trim or trim prompting.

Pricing for the C4000 autopilot starts at $19,995.00 plus installation.  The pricing assumes the aircraft has compatible Century Flight Systems autopilot flight instruments installed.  Autopilots, and compatible flight instruments, are available upon order.


Contact: Century Flight Systems Sales at (940) 325-2517 ext. 610 www.centuryflight.com