Vertical Power Product Matrix

Below are side-by-side feature comparisons across our product line.
This will help you select the right Vertical Power product for your aircraft.

Electrical System

Description
VP-X
Sport
VP-X
Pro
Electronic circuit breakers used throughout
x
x
Panel switch inputs to turn devices on/off
(6 more for trim and flaps)
10
10
Solid-state short circuit protection
x
x
Over-current protection for each circuit
(fully configurable)
x
x
User re-settable circuit protection
On EFIS
On EFIS
Open-circuit detection (detects burned out landing light, inop boost pump, etc.)
x
x
Status (on, off, fault) of each electrical device
On EFIS
On EFIS
Display of real-time current draw per circuit
On EFIS
On EFIS
Display of overall aircraft current draw
On EFIS
On EFIS
Low-voltage alarm
On EFIS
On EFIS
Over-voltage alert
x
x
Over-voltage protection
and automatic alternator shut-off
x
x
Single alternator support
x
x
Dual alternator support
x
x
Supports internally-regulated alternators
x
x
Supports externally-regulated alternators
(voltage regulator must be used)
x
x
Supports B&C and Plane Power alternators
x
x
Supports single battery electrical system configuration
x
x
Supports single battery with aux battery electrical system configuration
Graphical display of electrical system and status of components
x
x
Backups for critical avionics
x
x
Switched power circuits (2A to 15A capacity)
24
32
Dual internal electrical banks per power distribution unit
x
Aux battery voltage display
x

System

Description
VP-X
Sport
VP-X
Pro
Configure system using:
PC
PC
Works with 14 volt electrical systems
x
x
Works with 28 volt electrical systems
x

Trim Control

Description
VP-X
Sport
VP-X
Pro
Solid-state trim control system
x
x
Trim circuits (motor and position feedback)
2
2
Runaway trim protection
x
x
Backup pitch trim control
x
x
Trim position indicators
On EFIS
On EFIS
14v regulated trim motor output (no need to buy DC-DC converter for 28v systems)
x
x
Automatic variable speed trim motor to reduce trim sensitivity at higher speeds
x
x
Power-on trim switch fault detection
x
x

Flap Control

Description
VP-X
Sport
VP-X
Pro
Solid-state flap control system
x
x
Flap limit switch support
Flap circuits (motor and position feedback)
1
1
Electronic motor braking
x
x
Flap position display
On EFIS
On EFIS
Flap over-speed warning (user configurable)
x
x
Disable flap down switch above specified airspeed
x
x
Momentary flap operation
(moves when switch pressed)
x
x
Position based flaps
(moves to next configurable position)
x
x
Flap motor run-on protection
x
x
Power-on flap switch fault detection
x
x

Wig-Wag (landing light pulsing)

Description
VP-X
Sport
VP-X
Pro
Wig-wag automatic when above specified speed
x
x
Light warm-up period (configurable)
x
x

Starter

Description
VP-X
Sport
VP-X
Pro
Disable starter while engine running
x
x
Starter engaged annunciator
x
x