Garmin’s Angle of Attack (AOA) system has been approved by the FAA for installation in a wide variety of general aviation aircraft. The entire system is comprised of the GI 260 AOA indicator, GAP 26 angle of attack probe and GSU 25 air data computer, which combine to display AOA and audible alerts throughout critical phases of flight.
Garmin has introduced the G1000 FliteLevel Service Contract, which is a new extended warranty program for aircraft that are both in and out of warranty coverage.
Quest Aircraft Co. has received final approval from the FAA for the integration of the Garmin GFC 700 Automatic Fight Control System (AFCS) in the KODIAK.
Garmin Pilot has added coverage for Canada. Garmin Pilot Canada Premium is available in the iTunes store and offers a suite of navigation and weather information for both Canada and the United States.
North American navigation data provided by Jeppesen ensures pilots have the information they need for flight planning, according to Garmin officials.
Garmin has introduced an expanded Connext portfolio of products and features, including wireless connectivity between select Garmin avionics and Garmin Pilot on an iPad/iPhone and some Android mobile devices.
When paired with compatible Garmin avionics, the Flight Stream 110 can share weather, traffic, GPS information, SiriusXM Aviation weather and SiriusXM satellite radio on mobile devices operating Garmin Pilot. The Flight Stream 210 adds two-way flight plan transfer and provides attitude information for display within Garmin Pilot.
OSHKOSH — At AirVenture, Garmin unveiled additional enhancements and new features for the GTN touchscreen avionics. New capabilities include Connext cockpit connectivity, which supports wireless flight plan transfer between the GTN 750/650 series navigators and Garmin Pilot. Additional new features include database syncing capabilities, FastFind, airspace altitude overlay, WireAware (wire-strike avoidance technology) and more. Many of these new features are enabled by a free software update, according to company officials.
Garmin has introduced a new 7-inch G3X Touch display option for experimental amateur-built and light sport aircraft.
Garmin has launched worldwide coverage of the Garmin Pilot application for iPad and iPhone, which provides flight planning capabilities, weather information and navigation. Pilots also have access to expanded coverage of European charts in a single application, including geo-referenced FliteCharts and SafeTaxi airport diagrams.