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Genesys Receives Autopilot STC On Piper Twin Comanche

Genesys Aerosystems S-TEC 3100 digital autopilot upgrade for PA-30/39 Aircraft

Mineral Wells, TX (June 12, 2023) – Genesys Aerosystems, a Moog Inc. company, announced it has received an FAA STC for installation of its S-TEC 3100 digital autopilot on the Piper Twin Comanche aircraft.

The S-TEC 3100 autopilot STC includes the following Piper Twin Comanche aircraft models: PA-30 and PA-39.

The 3-axis S-TEC 3100 autopilot replaces the previously certified Genesys S-TEC 55X 2-axis autopilot on Twin Comanche aircraft. This update provides next generation digital performance upgrades and operational capability improvements.

Jamie Luster, Director Sales and Marketing Genesys Aerosystems: “We are proud to continue support of current S-TEC autopilot customers with upgrade options such as this for improved operational capabilities and user experience at a lower price point since previously installed servos can be utilized.”

About the S-TEC 3100 Autopilot

The S-TEC 3100 brings enhanced features such as automatic trim, envelope protection and alerting, one button straight and level recovery, indicated airspeed hold and altitude preselect (requires baro input). The
S-TEC 3100 comes standard with traditional autopilot modes like lateral (GPS, VOR, LOC, HDG, LPV, FMS) and vertical (GPS, LPV, GS, VS, ALT) navigation. With the mixed cockpit aftermarket, the S-TEC 3100 also supports many 3rd party EFIS displays as well as integrating its own internal ADHRS, should an EFIS not be installed. Enroute VNAV is also a feature when interfaced to select EFIS/GPS combinations.

About Genesys Aerosystems, a Moog Inc. Company

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 solution. 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’ VFR and IFR approved autopilot solutions are available for both fixed-wing and helicopter aircraft. With more than 1000 flying globally today, Genesys autopilots are certified and available on many aircraft makes and models. For more information, visit

About Moog Inc.

Moog Inc. is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision control components and systems. Moog’s high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. Additional information about the company can be found at

Media Contact:

Jamie Luster, Genesys Aerosystems
Director, Sales and Marketing
(940) 654-0154

Kay Bostaph, Moog Aircraft Group
Marketing Communications Manager
(716) 687-7387