Garmin Announces D2 Mach 1 Pro 

Garmin Announces D2™ Mach 1 Pro Includes Full Suite of Aviation Features, Longer Battery Life, and Flashlight Garmin is pleased to announce the D2™ Mach 1 Pro GPS aviator smartwatch, featuring a large AMOLED touchscreen display, up to 25 days of battery life, an LED flashlight and more. D2 Mach 1 Pro is designed for…

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 GNS 430/530 Series Repair Services to Expect Limitations in 2024

GNS 430/530 Series Repair Services to Expect Limitations in 2024 Trade-In Program now available Due to multiple component availability limitations, comprehensive repair service for Garmin’s GNS 430/530 series, including all GPS/COMM and GPS only variants, as well as WAAS models, is estimated to become limited in the years ahead. Initially these limitations are estimated to…

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 Garmin Adds First Light Twin Aircraft GFC 500 Approval 

Garmin Adds First Light Twin Aircraft GFC 500 Approval Now Available for Select Piper PA-30/39 & Cessna 206 Robertson STOL Models Garmin is pleased to announce that it has received FAA STC for the GFC 500 autopilot in Piper Twin Comanche PA-30/39 models and select Robertson / Sierra Industries STOL equipped Cessna 206 series aircraft…

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How the GFC600 Autopilot saved my Bacon

How the GFC 600 Saved My Bacon I often get asked, “Why is Avionics so expensive” or “What is the point in upgrading and old aircraft” or I get told “I don’t want to over capitalise on my aircraft”. At the end of the day, I always ask one question. “What do you use your…

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Smart Rudder Bias: Safety-Enhancing Technology for Select Twin-Engine Piston Aircraft

Smart Rudder Bias: Safety-Enhancing Technology for Select Twin-Engine Piston Aircraft Garmins GFC 600 digital autopilot has been upgraded to feature new safety-enhancing capabilities, including Smart Rudder Bias for select piston twin-engine aircraft. Part of their AutonomiTM family of automated flight technologies, Smart Rudder Bias provides additional assistance against hazardous effects of a one-engine inoperative (OEI) event…

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