LAS VEGAS — At the National Business Aviation Association convention, Garmin unveiled expanded capabilities and new features for the GTN series. With the latest software, pilots have access to optional Class A TAWS, ADS-B out compatibility with select third-party transponders, and scheduled message alerting.
Now available at Aircraft Spruce is the new Garmin D2 Pilot Watch, which has GPS capability and a worldwide airport database that feature Garmin’s signature direct-to and nearest functions.
OLATHE, Kan. — Garmin has introduced a GPS watch designed specifically for aviators. D2’s features include Garmin’s signature direct-to and nearest navigation functions, as well as a built-in altimeter with adjustable baro setting, altitude alerting capabilities, display of both local and Zulu/UTC time, and the ability to integrate with the Garmin Pilot app, VIRB action camera, and more.
Sporty’s Pilot Shop and its on-site avionics shop, Cincinnati Avionics, have partnered to offer the complete line of Garmin panel-mount avionics for experimental aircraft.
Garmin’s Team-X has been quietly developing a new unit to replace the SL-40. Officials at Van’s Aircraft reveal they’ve been testing the new GTR200 comm radio/intercom in an RV-12 for a couple months and have decided to make the GTR200 the standard radio both both the kit-built and factory-built RV-12.
Garmin has released an updated version of the Garmin Pilot app for the iPad and iPhone that incorporates the display of both terrain and obstacles on Garmin’s navigation maps, VFR Sectionals, IFR high and low en-route charts.
Garmin has introduced the GTR 200 panel mount comm radio for experimental and light-sport aircraft.
Garmin has received an Approved Model List Supplemental Type Certification (AML STC) that allows its GTX 330 ES and GTX 33 ES transponders to be installed in hundreds of makes and models of fixed-wing aircraft.
This certification qualifies these products for ADS-B NextGen compliance [Read more...]