Dash 8 Cockpit Upgrade

Field joins forces with Universal Avionics providing a safe and profitable future for the legendary Dash 8.


The classic Dash 8 aircraft with many years left in service remains an irreplaceable airframe with exceptional efficiencies. Yet as we move forward into the future the need for a modernized flight deck has become increasingly apparent. Field Aviation, known as a world leader in Dash 8 enhancements, once again joined forces with Universal Avionics to provide a safe and profitable future for this legendary aircraft.

Through Innovation and more than 70 years of experience, this STC applies to all classic Dash 8 aircraft models and consists of five Universal Avionics EFI-890R, High Definition LCD flat panel displays, with Vision-1 Synthetic Vision. This flight deck modification is fully designed, integrated, and approved by Field and is available in kit form for worldwide fitment.

  • Operational Requirement Solutions
  • Safety (exceptional situational awareness)
  • Security (multiple sensor inputs)
  • Expansion Capability (for regulatory implementation)
  • Approach Plates and Charts (optional electronic charts)
  • Special Mission Capabilities (several configurable options)
  • Operational Efficiency Benefits
  • Decreased Operational Cost (high reliability/dispatch ability)
  • Decreased Aircraft Ownership (reduced LRUs / management costs)
  • Modernized Flight Deck (increased aircraft value / extended flight deck life)
  • Leading Edge Technology (attracts technical pilots/staff)
  • Obtain Fleet Commonality (provides training consolidation)