Garmin Adds GFC 500 Aircraft Approvals


Available for Select Cessna 210, Beech 35, & Mooney M20 Aircraft

Garmin is pleased to announce that it has received FAA STC for the GFC 500 autopilot in additional Cessna 210, Mooney M20, and Beech 35 Bonanza series aircraft. Garmin has now submitted for international validation and expects a swift turn around. Intended for qualifying piston engine aircraft weighing less than 6,000 lbs., the GFC 500 delivers superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities, and minimal maintenance needs when compared to older-generation autopilot systems.

Cessna 210

This approval adds the Cessna 210 D, E, F, and T210F models to the already approved G, H, J, K, L, M, and N models. The D/E/F Install Kits are available to ship now.

Beech 35 Bonanza

This approval adds the H, J, K, and M models to the already approved N and P models. These installation kits are shipping now.

Mooney M20 (Pre-1965)

This approval adds coverage for M20 C, D, and E aircraft prior to 1965, which now covers all C, D, and E models. These installation kits are shipping now.

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