Aspen Evolution E5

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Manufacturer: ASPEN AVIONICS

Aspen Evolution E5

Simplifying the transition from old-style vacuum gauges to electronic displays, the Evolution E5 is a drop-in replacement that gives you advanced functionality with easy and affordable upgrades that allow you to add additional capabilities and take advantage of future technologies without replacing your existing display.  

Evolution e5 Dual Electronic Flight Instrument Features

Versatile Performance – presents attitude information with altitude, airspeed, vertical speed plus HSI  into a single display with a backup battery. Includes Global Positioning System (GPSS) Steering, and attitude heading reference system (ADAHRS)

New advanced features –  Unlock the true power of the E5 now featuring a standard HSI and optional True Airspeed, Outside Air Temperature, Winds, and GPS annunciations through a simple software upgrade

Flexible installation options –  the E5 is approved for IFR flight when installed with a panel-mounted IFR GPS.  When installed without a panel mount GPS the E5 is approved for VFR flight only.

Reliable - With redesigned electronics and new glass, the Evolution E5 has a bolder and brighter display and offers higher reliability, more capability and increased processing speed all while retaining Aspen’s unique form factor design that keeps installation costs down

Affordable and easy to purchase – real glass for under $5K and available through aviation retailers

Compatible – works with your panel’s existing avionics

Autopilot – interfaces to the new TruTrak Vizion Autopilot and is compatible with most legacy autopilots (Optional ACU and EA100 may be needed depending upon autopilot type.)

Simple Installation – the unique form-fit factor design slides into existing panel—one install does it all

Upgradeable – affordably upgrade to the Pro MAX and add other features such as ADS-B, Angle of Attack, Synthetic Vision and Hazard Awareness with an easy upgrade path that leverages your Evolution E5 investment without unit replacement

Smart Investment – increases aircraft value, situational awareness

  • Backup attitude indicator not required
  • Consolidates traditional attitude indicator and directional gyro (DG) into a single display
  • Autopilot compatibility interfaces to the new TruTrak Vizion Autopilot
  • Compatible with most legacy autopilots
  • Includes Global Positioning System (GPSS) Steering, and attitude heading reference system (ADAHRS)
  • Large, 6.0" diagonal, 400 x 760 pixel TFT Active Matrix LCD screen with bolder/brighter resolution
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion external backup battery with up to two hours of battery life
  • Works with your panel’s existing avionics
  • Unique form-fit design slides easily into existing panel cutouts
  • Provides a path for removal of vacuum instruments*
  • PFD Upgrades
  • Easy and affordable Evolution E5 Non-TSO STC to full TSO Evolution 1000 Pro upgrade
  • * In most circumstances. Actual vacuum instrument removal will vary by aircraft.
General Specifications:
  • Overall Dimensions: 3.50” W x 7.00”H x 4.15”D
  • Weight: 2.9 lbs. with mounting bracket
  • Display Type: 6.0” Diagonal TFT Active Matrix LCD
  • Display Resolution: 400x760
  • Display Backlight: High Intensity White LED
  • Display Colors: 32,768
Operational Specifications:
  • Operating Temp: -20°C to +55°C
  • Storage Temp: -55°C to +85°C
  • Max Operating Altitude (unpress.): 35,000 ft.
  • Cooling: Integral Fan
  • Max Humidity: 95% at 50°C
  • Input Voltage: +9 to +32 Volts DC
  • Max Current: 2.4 Amps @ 28 Vdc / 4.8 Amps @ 14 Vdc
I/O Specifications:
  • ARINC 429 Inputs: 5 Low Speed
  • ARINC 429 Outputs: 1 Low Speed
  • RS-232 Inputs: 5
  • RS-232 Outputs: 3
  • Pitot / Static: Quick Connect
Certification Specifications:
  • Software: RTCA DO-178B Level C
  • Environmental: RTCA DO-160E

See below for answers to our most popular questions.

Have a Question?

  • What aircraft makes and models are approved for this instrument?

    Here is a link to the current STC with Approved Model List (AML). This will give you the aircraft currently approved for installation of the E5 system.

    Aspen E5 STC/AML

  • What's the warranty?

    Manufacturer warranty is 2-years from date of purchase.

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