Now that BendixKing’s KSN770 retrofit navigator is certified and shipping, it’s a worthy alternative to models from Garmin and Avidyne — while priced thousands less. But many buyers are unfamiliar with the KSN770’s multi-function capabilities, its feature set, and its flight-planning capabilities. Aviation Consumer magazine editor Larry Anglisano put the KSN770 — and the company’s other retrofit systems — on his test bench for a closer look.
In this video, BendixKing’s Chuck Burkhead provides a hands-on demonstration. You may also want to check out our pre-certification flight test from 2013 here.