A high-level comparison of some features between 9ES and 8US:
|FIKI (Flight into known icing) with TKS||☒||☒|
|SVT (Synthetic Vision Technology)||☒||☒|
|ADS-B In (MFD* and Bluetooth**)||☒||☒|
|Sirius XM Weather on MFD + XM Radio||☐||☒|
|IFR Charts (FAA | US & Canada) on MFD||☒||☒|
|Flight ID customizable for Public Benefit Flying||☒||☒|
|Sheepskin seat covers ***||☒||☒|
|Electric pedal adjustment||☐||☒|
|Auxiliary Fuel Tanks for 50% more range on long XC flights ****||☒||☒|
– *** 9ES: Front seats only
– **** Keys only available upon request during aircraft checkout. Familiarity with fuel transfer process, impact on W&B and inflight fuel imbalance restrictions required!
Some features not checked will be added as feasible over time (2020/2021).
Click here to see more a more detailed overview of equipment and modifications from the perspective of the AFM (POH).