FindItMore | Garmin avionics helps you to have the right and correct information while flying an aircraft and provides you the smart and best way to make crucial decisions needed for a proper cushion of safety. However, Garmin has announced many updates for its touchscreen avionics devices for an easy access to important data. The company will be adding more devices and wireless connectivity to its Garmin avionics and its Pilot apps for iOS and Android platform.
Garmin New Upgrade for its Avionics Devices
On August 01, 2018, Gulf Coast Avionics, CEO and President Rick Garcia announced the upgrade of Garmin GTN 750 and Garmin ADS-B transponder. With this new update of technology, this should be viewed as a positive step towards pushing Garmin technology to make flying easier for both pilots and system controllers.
The upgraded Garmin avionics devices now offer significant awareness and safety capabilities to an aircraft, without any risk of downtime or additional cost. The upgrade includes the following points:
- Garmin touchscreen
- Remote Audio Panel
- Out/In Transponder
- Connext Interface
- Fabrication of new metal pilot-side and instrument panels.
Giving here information on the Garmin 750 GPS Direct-To navigation system to make your flying experience a lot safer, and easier. I hope you will consider all of these points.
How to Setup Direct-To Navigation on Garmin 750/COMM/NAV/MFD GPS Unit?
In the first step, press the “Direct-To” key to navigate from your current position to a selected point or flight plan waypoint, or to the nearest airport.
In the next step, touch the “Waypoint Identifier” to select a particular waypoint with the touch keypad or the large or small knob.
Touch on the small right knob that indicates its current function.
How to Setup Direct-To a Flight Plan Waypoint?
Simply press “Direct-To”.
Press the “FPL” tab to choose the desired flight plan waypoint.
Press on “Activate” on the small right knob.
How to Setup Direct-To a Nearest Airport?
Press “Direct-To” tab.
Press the “NRST APT” tab to select the desired airport from the list of nearest airports.
Now, press the “Up or Down” tabs to see more options of the list.
Finally, “Activate” or press the “Small Right Knob”.
How to Activate Direct-To User-Defined Hold?
To activate User-defined hold, press on “Direct-To” and touch Hold.
Now, touch on the “Course Key” to select the course.
Press on the “Course Direction” tab to choose the “Inbound or Outbound” direction
Now, select the “Turn Direction” by turning on the key.
To select the time & distance, touch the “Leg Type” key and press the “Leg Time” or “Leg Distance” key to select the leg length.
Further, press on “Expect Further Clearance” key to select the reminder time.
Finally, touch on the “Load Hold” tab and then touch “Hold Activate’ key.
Note: In case you need any info on Garmin device updates or Garmin map updates, simply go to the site of Garmin for complete info on how to update Garmin maps for free & other devices.
In the End
With all the features & functionalities, the awareness has been enhanced, and aircraft pilots are provided with the accurate information of their current location and the proximity of their target destination. This will allow pilots to efficiently devise a flight plan for any situation that helps in reducing the risk of odd weather conditions and other problems often encountered while flying.