Garmin has received FAA approval of the G5 electronic flight instrument in type-certificated fixed-wing general aviation aircraft.
The new STC approved model list (AML) includes 562 aircraft models. [Read more…]
Garmin has unveiled expanded Connext weather and data service packages that provide new pricing tiers that offer all-inclusive rate plans designed to suit pilots’ flying needs for global weather and connectivity.
Based on annual aircraft utilization, two new rate plans are available, each combining continuous weather updates, voice calling and unlimited text messaging. [Read more…]
Garmin has introduced the D2 Bravo Titanium, an aviation GPS smartwatch.
Utilizing premium materials like a hybrid titanium band and gunmetal bezel, sapphire lens and high-resolution color display, D2 Bravo Titanium combines GPS wearable technology with multisport activity profiles like golf and advanced fitness training. [Read more…]
Garmin has unveiled new enhancements for the Garmin Pilot app for iOS mobile devices.
Pilots flying around the globe, including Europe, are now offered the option of filing VFR flight plans for free directly with the country Aeronautical Information Service (AIS) with a Garmin Pilot subscription.
Additional features for iOS include a flight profile view, new VFR charts for the United Kingdom and France, customized personal minimums, preferred runway selection based on favorable winds, aera 660 integration and new pricing subscriptions. [Read more…]
Cessna Aircraft Company reports that student pilots who sign up for the Cessna Flight Training System through the Cessna Pilot Center network will receive a one-year Garmin Pilot subscription. The Garmin Pilot app allows pilots to plan, file, fly and log flights using their Apple or Android tablets and smartphones. [Read more…]