Avionics News December 2014 - 43
motion technology helps pilots
visualize the trend of traffic threats
as they relate to their aircraft.
TargetTrend provides an easyto-interpret picture of aircraft
trajectories, which helps pilots
better predict potential conflicts.
ADS-B-equipped surface targets are
also displayed on Garmin SafeTaxi
airport diagrams, including taxiing
aircraft and ground vehicles.
Adding to the wireless versatility
of Flight Stream, GPS location
information derived from the GDL
84 and backup attitude information
from Flight Stream 210 combine
to display position and attitude
information within Garmin Pilot.
What's the cost?
According to Garmin, the GDL
84 is expected to receive the FAA's
approved model list supplemental
type certification in the first quarter
The GDL 84 system with the
Flight Stream 110 wireless gateway
is expected to be available at that
time starting at $3,995. Customers
may upgrade to a Flight Stream
210, which adds backup attitude
information for an additional $450.
The company said it also
designed the GDL 84 to offer
customers added flexibility to
meet the needs of future avionics
upgrades. While the GDL 84 does
not offer interface to avionics
displays, customers may upgrade
the GDL 84 to display traffic and
weather on select Garmin avionics,
such as the GTN 650/750, GNS
430W/530W, G500/G600 and more,
For additional information
regarding Garmin's ADS-B
solutions, visit the company's
ADS-B Academy at www.garmin.
com/ads-b or contact a Garmin
authorized dealer. q
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