The Primus® 1000 Integrated Avionics System is a fail-passive autopilot / flight director and display system with horizontal and vertical flight guidance modes. These include all radio guidance modes, long range navigation system tracking modes, and air data vertical modes. Either flight director can be coupled to the autopilot.
The Primus 1000 system can be found on the following in-service aircraft today:
- Embraer 135 / 145 Regional Jet
- Embraer Legacy 600 and Legacy 650
- Bombardier Lear 40 / 45
- Cessna Citation 550 / 560 (Bravo, Encore, Excel, Ultra)
The Primus 1000 is upgradeable to meet 2020 Mandate compliance, address obsolescence issues, and to add value to the aircraft. Upgrade options include: