Garmin updates G500/G600

The latest software update for the Garmin G500/G600 offers a number of new benefits and features, according to company officials.

Many of the updates pertain to specific aircraft and installations, officials note, including: 

  • Select TBM 700/850 models with a G600 flight display may be eligible for operations in Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM) airspace (certain installation criteria apply);
  • Altitude Preselect is available for KFC 200/250 autopilots when paired with a GAD 43e;
  • Flight director display is now available for Century IV/41/2000 autopilots;
  • Flight director display with Synthetic Vision Technology (SVT) enabled is now available for select Cessna autopilots;
  • Interface to the GNC 255 series navigator receiver;
  • Basic GWX 70 interface similar to the GWX 68 functions;
  • Interface to an existing KDM 706(A) DME when paired with a GAD 43e;
  • Gyro emulation for Cessna 400B/800B/1000 IFCS autopilots when paired with a GAD 43e.

The latest software is available as a free software update for current G500/G600 owners (installation charges may apply). Visit a local Garmin dealer for more information.

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