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PC Trainer Suite for GTN, G500/G600 TXi, GDU 620, GNX 375, GNC 355/355A, and GPS 175
Launcher software version

as of January 8, 2020

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  • GTN, GDU 500/600 TXi, and GDU 620 include simulated system information for:
    • ADS-B and TCAS Traffic with TargetTrend™ Relative Motion
    • FIS-B and SiriusXM Weather
    • Garmin GWX Weather Radar
    • Stormscope Lightning Detection
    • Added support for additional FIS-B products:
      • Turbulence
      • Icing
      • G-Airmet
      • Cloud Tops
      • Lightning
      • Center Weather Advisories
  • GPS Trainer includes simulated interfaces and data for:
  • All trainers include:
      • Garmin SafeTaxi - view detailed airport information and published approach charts on the moving map
      • High resolution worldwide terrain and obstacle databases, including powerline alerting
      • Selection between Garmin North America and Jeppesen Worldwide aviation databases (see Trainer settings)
      • Configurability to change between different combinations of navigator and display models
      • Integrated application crash reporting and feedback submission for the Windows applications to help improve future versions of the products
  • System Requirements
      • 2.4GHz dual core processor or equivalent
      • Windows® 7 or later. Note: Windows 8 is not supported and must be updated to Windows 8.1. Most versions of Windows may require installing Windows updates to proceed with installation.
      • 3GB free hard disk space; 7GB for installation
      • Microsoft DirectX® 9.0 or higher
      • 256MB 3D accelerated graphics card or higher
      • Screen resolution: 1280 x 1024 or higher recommended

      Due to the graphics- and memory-intensive nature of this PC Trainer, it is recommended that it be the only application running on your PC. Even if your computer meets the minimum system requirements, the trainer may not function properly due to the unique configuration and processes that are utilized by your specific computer.

      This application operates on Windows 7 and later (macOS® is not supported).

  • Also Available
  • Windows Trainer offline install (3.03 GB)

      A full software download that does not require an Internet connection to install is also available here.

        MD5: e991b37fcf962b07935953deeaba43cc
        SHA-1: f6526f06f8a54ecd998dbb448f8ab79557cc2f04

      Click on 'Download' and save the file to your computer. Choose a location where you can easily locate the file once the download is complete. The file may take 5-30 minutes or more to download, depending on internet connection speed. A high-speed internet connection is recommended.

      Locate and extract the contents of the archive file titled to a temporary location.

      Once all files have been extracted, run GarminTrainerSetup.exe. The setup wizard will take you through the process of selecting the avionics you with to install.

  • Installation Instructions

    1. Click on 'Download', save the setup application to your computer, and then run it.

    2. The setup wizard will take you through the process of selecting the avionics you with to install and download the necessary components. This process may take 5-30 minutes, depending on internet connection speed. A high-speed internet connection is recommended.

      Note: User Account Control (UAC) may present a dialog to request permission to install software. An administrator password may be required. For more information on UAC, visit Microsoft's web site.

    3. Once the software has been installed, launch 'Garmin Trainers' from your Start menu.

      Note: If limited Internet connectivity or other issues encountered during the download process prevent installation using this download installer, an offline version of the installation software can be found here.