Autopilot Installs: Downtime, Rigging

Component prices have decreased substantially, but installation complexity hasn't. Choose a shop based partly on its airframe experience.

An autopilot can be the most complex, costly and frustrating retrofit you can make to an aging aircraft. You might tame the dragon with careful pre-installation planning, which includes buying the right system and selecting a competent shop to put it in. Unfortunately that doesn’t always happen and it’s a setup for serious aggravation. We’ve […]
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