Garmin and Jeppesen recently unveiled new wireless data transfer capabilities for Jeppesen terminal charts that are accessed through select Garmin avionics and the iOS-based Garmin Pilot app. [Read more…]
Garmin has unveiled a new addition to the G3X Touch glass flight display family, the 7-inch G3X Touch portrait display.
For first generation G3X customers, the new 7-inch portrait display offers an easy upgrade path as the existing footprint is easily adaptable to the new display and includes all of the same features as the G3X Touch 10.6-inch and 7-inch landscape displays, company officials noted.
Additionally, the new GMU 11 magnetometer allows for more flexible and installation options for experimental amateur-built (EAB) and light sport aircraft (LSA). [Read more…]
Garmin has expanded pilot training opportunities for 2017 to include additional classes throughout the United States.
In addition to scheduled classes for the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigator series and G500/G600 glass flight display systems, on-demand classes for the G1000, G3000, and G5000 Integrated Flight Decks and supplemental eLearning opportunities are also available. [Read more…]
Garmin has introduced the successor to the G1000 integrated flight deck, the G1000 NXi.
The G1000 NXi incorporates features such as wireless cockpit connectivity, including wireless aviation database updates using Garmin Flight Stream, enhanced situational awareness with SurfaceWatch, visual approaches, map overlay on the HSI and more, according to company officials. [Read more…]
Garmin has introduced integrated weight and balance calculations, as well as aircraft performance tables and calculations within the Garmin Pilot app on Apple mobile devices.
Also new to Garmin Pilot, Freehand flight planning allows for flight plan editing from the moving map page.
Pilot-configurable checklists are also integrated within Garmin Pilot, providing pilots the option to create custom checklists. [Read more…]