AUSTIN, Texas, October 23, 2017 – DAC INTERNATIONAL INC. (DAC), a subsidiary of Aero Precision Holdings LP, announced that its GDC31 Roll Steering Converter has received EASA approval (10063292). This EASA approval covers the current FAA Approved Model List (AML) under AML SA10236SC.
The GDC31 Roll Steering Converter receives ARINC 429 label 121 (Horizontal Command Signal, BNR) and RS232 or RS422 serial data in RNAV 0, RNAV 1, King 0 or King 1 format from a GPS navigation system (data formats/connection types vary by installation). The GDC31 extracts information from the data streams to compute an appropriate roll sum steering signal which holds the aircraft to the Desired Track.
The GDC31 is compatible with most autopilots and is designed to operate with both rate based and position based autopilots.
The GDC31 has a proven track record of over 4000 successful installations worldwide. Visit www.dacint.com/gdc31 for more information.
“This EASA approval enables the GDC31 to provide our European customers an easy path to interface to the various autopilots in today’s marketplace,” said Cisco Hernandez, President of DAC International.
About DAC International Inc.
DAC International, a subsidiary of Aero Precision Holdings LP is a worldwide distributor of avionics, test equipment, data converters and aviation supplies. The company has an FAA approved manufacturing and development facility, holding several STC’s, PMA’s and TSO’s. Product compliance options include hardware certifications for DO-160, MIL-STD-810C and MIL-STD-461F, as well as software certification for DO-178B (Levels A thru E).
For more information on DAC or its products and service offerings, visit www.dacint.com.