Continues to Take Aviation World by Storm
Garmin International, aviation's leading GPS manufacturer,
continues to be inundated with requests for its popular GNS 430,
a single aviation box with the ability to perform multiple tasks.
In addition to the numerous orders Garmin has received, the GNS
430 has been selected as standard equipment in the New Piper Aircraft
Archer and Saratoga, as well as the SR20 from Cirrus Design Corporation.
truly been overwhelmed with the enthusiasm the aviation community
has shown toward the GNS 430," said Gary Kelley, director of marketing,
Garmin International. "We knew all along this product would change
the way pilots fly. Now with the positive reaction we've received
from the industry, it looks like we're not the only ones who think
with the GMA 340 audio panel, GTX™ 320 transponder and the GI 102
and GI 106 NAV indicators, the GNS 430 rounds out an impressive
Known as the
"one box," this latest demonstration of Garmin technology allows
pilots to perform a variety of functions with a single unit. The
GNS 430 is an integrated GPS/Comm with VOR, LOC and glideslope,
which also features a full-color moving map. Specific features
such as two concentric knobs, a backlit color display and intelligent
frequency nomination directly from the Jeppesen® database make
the GNS 430 easy to read and use. The GNS 430 comes complete with
a detailed cartography database that shows cities, political boundaries,
highways, railroads, rivers, lakes and coastlines in addition
to the Jeppesen database.
GTX 320 Transponder
The GTX 320
is a solid state 200 watt transponder. At only 7.7 inches deep
and 1.6 pounds, the GTX 320 is shorter and lighter than most transponders
currently on the market. Significantly, the GTX 320 is designed
to slide into existing racks of older transponders needing replacement.
The GTX 320 also has 11 to 33 volts compatible, 12-watt input.
The GTX 320 features simple, standard four-knob tuning, TSO C74
class A1 certification, 4096 codes and altimeter reporting capability
and is certified to 50,000 feet.
GMA 340 Audio Panel
panel is designed to offer pilots reliable and versatile audio
switching functions in a user-friendly front panel layout. Among
other things, the GMA 340 offers a six position stereo intercom,
three Comm positions with split comm, marker beacon with audio
muting, TX indication, and a speaker output for radios and PA
GI 102 and GI
106 NAV Indicators
deviation indicators provide VOR, LOC, rectilinear needle movement
and GPS navigation information. Both incorporate an internal resolver
for GPS feedback information from the OBS setting as required
by the C129 (A1) TSO. The GI 106 additionally includes glideslope