Avionics Services, in Brazil, has completed integration of new digital avionics in the first PC-7 TURBO TRAINER belonging to VT-1 Training Squadron of the Chilean Navy Naval Aviation School.

Chile’s Naval Aviation Command awarded Avionics Services the avionics modernisation programme for the PC-7 fleet last year. The programme consists of replacing the current analogue avionics fit with a Genesys Aerosystems IDU-680 suite, which will improve situational awareness and operational safety for trainees and instructors. Six aircraft are to be modernised in total, with work expected to be completed in 2021.

Santiago Rivas and Florencia Lucero Heguy for MON

PC-7s of the Chilean Navy. (Photo via author)

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