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G600 in class 3 planes . Integral terrain and mapping databases provide map graphics driven by an external GPS system . And, Garmin’s popular Flite Charts and Safe Taxi airport-taxi diagram products are pre-installed; optional geo-referenced Chart View products also are available with a subscription . The biggest differences come in the approval and standard-equipment list . Running Level B-approved software, the G600 is RVSM eligible, offers Garmin’s SVT Synthetic Vision Technology standard, a standard radar interface which can replace an attitude-based autopilot’s sensing gyro with attitude sensing direct from the unit’s AHRS . Internal terrain awareness and warning system functionality is an available option . As a result, the G500’s base price runs about half that of the G600 – exclusive of options available on both . And, Garmin also offers the mission-hardened G500H for helicopter retrofit . For functionality, the G500, G500H and G600 all serve up solid value . Garmin’s GMX 200 is another good story . A stand-alone MFD with excellent clarity and color on a 6 .5-inch diagonal screen, the GMX 200 can serve up detailed terrain mapping, hazard-awareness system graphics and geo-referenced charts, among its many attributes . Another is a competitive pricing structure that allows tailoring the unit to the owner’s needs and enhancing its value quotient, as do the 800-plus aircraft in which the GMX 200 is STC’d . For more information, visit www .garmin .com . Bendix/King parent Honeywell offers a variety of integrated flight-deck hardware for business-turbine cockpits, but the MFRD/80-5204 stands out as something different: a multifunction radar display that can add new functions to the space where an old radar-only display lives in flight decks of many cabin-class piston twin and propjet twin and single . Measuring a mere 4 .8 inches high and 6 .24 inches wide, the MFRD/80-5204 also employs modern, power-stingy AMLCD display to a role previously dominated by small CRTs . But, unlike many old radar displays, the MFRD/80-5204 can play well with a number of traffic-alert and collisionavoidance sensors, ground-proximity systems, as well as a variety of flight-management systems and GPS navigators . For more information, visit www .honeywell .com .
► Rockwell Collins ► Honeywell

area-nav sensor – while adding many of the benefits of a modern EFIS cockpit . The result is Rockwell Collins’ Pro Line Integrated Display System, which combines as few as two display screens – a PFD and MFD – with existing systems to replace the old analog gyro, air-data and navigation indicators originally installed . Weight reduction is substantial, with cuts of 30 to 50 pounds possible, while adding the improved reliability and serviceability of the electronics and solid-state displays . And, configurations tailored to the aircraft with as many as four displays are possible, allowing coverage of everything from weather to navigation to engine- and cabin-management . Thanks to a sophisticated display interface unit, both digital and analog data can be fed to the 8-by-10-inch display screens . For more information, visit www .rockwellcollins .com .
► Universal Avionics

The folks in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, recognized the need of many business-turbine flight decks for a way to upgrade short of replacing every comm radio, VHF nav receiver or

A favorite of turbine-aircraft crews around the world, Universal Avionics offers a number of feature-rich items tailored for retrofit applications . Among the standouts is Universal’s MFD 640 offering, a compact 5X6 ATI standard package that delivers a big 6 .43inch diagonal high-resolution screen . Among the functions available on the MFD 640 is Universal’s TAWS terrain awareness and warning system displays in map, profile and 3-D views . The unit also can display weather radar, datalink-provided weather graphics, information from an FMS that covers the flight plan, navaids, airports and more . For attitude and air data, Universal offers several solutions, including the EFI-550, EFI-640 and the top-end EFI890R . The EFI-890R provides all the needed functions expected in an electronic primary flight display, thanks to a large 8 .9-inch diagonal display . For example, in addition to the normal PFD display, charts, plates, airport diagrams and checklists, the EFI-890R can be configured as a composite PFD/HSI with weather overlaid on the lower, HSI portion of the display . The unit also supports both Universal’s Vision-1 and EVS sensor input, as well as remote-video input, making the EFI890R flexible enough to function in both the PFD and MFD roles, as well, with its depth in maps, weather and TAWS functions . Aircraft owners may consider the other options available from Universal in the EFI-550 and EFI-650 – both highly capable PFD solutions and STC’d for a variety of installations . For more information, visit www .uasc .com . q
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From the Publisher
Interested in AEA Membership?
AEA Staff/Board of Directors
New Products for 2011
WAAS/GPS
Recreational Radios
Before & After
Avoiding the Bullies
Sound Advice on Headset Choices
Choosing an Airborne Broadband System for Your Business Aircraft
Class Retrofits for Type Certificated Aircraft
ADS-B: Learning the Ins and Outs
Going Glass
Cell Science
So What is Your Customer Really Paying For?
It's the FAA's Fault, Right?
Repair Stations
Manufacturers/Distributors
Affiliates/Index
AEA Member Company Index
Advertisers Index
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012 - Recreational Radios
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012 - Before & After
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012 - It's the FAA's Fault, Right?
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012 - Repair Stations
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