Genesys Aerosystems announced it has earned FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval of the S-TEC 3100 on the Cessna 310, 320, 335, 340, 340A, 414, 421, 425, and Piper PA-46 airframes. With this announcement, the total number of aircraft models approved for the S-TEC 3100 is now over 100.
The 2-axis (3-axis on select models), has already been certified on the Cessna 177, 182, 210, Piper PA-32 and Beechcraft Bonanza A35/36, and 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). With a built-in AHRS, the 3100 can also support a variety of panel configurations, both glass and analog 6-pack.
Shipping will begin for the Cessna 310, 320, 335, 340, 340A, 414, 421, 425 and Piper PA-46 in the late October/early November.