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Autothrottle Coming Soon For Pilatus PC-12 »

After first demoing the concept in 2015, Innovation Solutions and Support (IS&S) announced they’re one step closer to bringing an autothrottle to the single-engine turbine PC-12. IS&S says the FAA has granted the Supplemental Type Certificate for their integrated PC-12 flight deck and that new avionics package includes compatibility with the IS&S autothrottle system. The FAA says, if approved, the IS&S PT6 autothrottle will be the first certified autothrottle system in a turboprop airplane. More

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