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Genesys Aerosystems’ Selected for Indonesian Aerospace CN-235 Cockpit

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Mineral Wells, TX (September 21, 2018) – Genesys Aerosystems, an innovative provider of integrated avionics systems for military and civil aircraft, announced today that it has been selected to provide an advanced new avionics suite for the Indonesian Aerospace CN-235. The CN-235 is a 35,000 lb. twin-turboprop military and civil transport airplane. Over 230 of all versions of CN-235 are in service and the fleet has accumulated over 500,000 flight hours.

The new configuration includes four Genesys EFIS displays, dual GPS receivers, dual ADAHRS, radios, and digital autopilot. The Level-A certified Genesys IDU-680 EFIS displays feature a variety of PFD and MFD formats that can be configured to show flight instruments, moving map, HSI, flight planner, traffic, terrain, weather radar, datalink, video, radio/audio management, and engine displays. The IDU-680s also feature a built-in Flight Management System and integrated Class-A TAWS (Terrain Awareness and Warning System). Genesys’ unique OASIS (Open Architecture System Integration Symbology) platform allows flexibility to display engine information, CAS messages, and special-mission equipment interfaces in formats that meet the requirements of the customer. 

The aircraft will receive the new S-TEC 5000R Level-A certified, remote-mount, 3-axis attitude-based, digital autopilot.  The 5000R autopilot features Pitch, Roll, and Trim Control, Indicated Airspeed Hold, Flight Director, and Altitude Preselect with Automatic (All Axis) Trim Control. The systems also includes Envelope Protection, and VNAV when interfaced to the IDU-680 integral Flight Management System. The autopilot utilizes heavy-duty servos to precisely control the CN-235 aircraft.

“Indonesian Aerospace selected our solution due to our high level of integration, advanced features, and responsiveness by our company to meet their needs,” says Gordon Pratt, Chief Growth Officer of Genesys Aerosystems. “We have previously worked with Indonesian Aerospace on certifying our autopilot on the NC-212, and are excited to expand our relationship to include other products in our portfolio.”

The ruggedized Genesys IDU-680 utilizes compact sensors to provide a lightweight solution that integrates seamlessly with the S-TEC 5000R depicting autopilot modes on the IDU-680.  All targets can also be set on the IDU-680 or a Remote Bugs Panel for easy in flight operations. 

“Genesys is a growing force in both the fixed-wing and rotary-wing markets, and we are proud to add the CN-235 to our list of OEM platforms.” Pratt expanded. 

About Genesys Aerosystems:

Genesys Aerosystems is a leading provider of integrated avionics systems for military and civil customers. Genesys Aerosystems' avionics systems can be offered individually or integrated to provide an entire cockpit. Its synthetic vision Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS) revolutionized safety in low-level flight operations and is now approved on more than 700 aircraft and helicopter models. Genesys Aerosystems' Helicopter Stability Augmentation System and Autopilot (HeliSAS) adds to its extensive range of S-TEC autopilot solutions and brings added safety within the reach of a host of operators for whom such systems were previously too expensive and heavy. For more information, visit

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