Sandia, BendixKing EFIS AD: Day VFR Only

Sandia's retrofit EFIS is the latest device slapped with an FAA AD. Autopilot-capable BendixKing versions must be disabled.

It’s FAA Emergency Airworthiness Directive 2020-18-51 that applies to all Sandia Aerospace SAI-340A and BendixKing AeroFlight KI-300 electronic attitude indicators. Both are manufactured by New Mexico-based Sandia. The model SAI-340A (which was one of the first standby EFIS models to market a few years ago) is approved for installation as a backup instrument (oftentimes as […]
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