Garmin Enters The Part 25
Business Jet Market With The G5000
October 19, 2010 - Garmin announced that it is developing a revolutionary, integrated flight deck for the Part 25 business jet market. The Garmin G5000 is designed specifically for crew-flown turbine aircraft and combines a dual multi-sensor flight management system (FMS), touch screen vehicle management units, and multi-pane cockpit displays.
These widescreen displays with touch screen controls give pilots more useful information at their fingertips than ever before such as worldwide weather, Garmin’s synthetic vision technology (SVT™), aircraft synoptics, electronic flight charts, and more.
“We’re eager to serve the Part 25 market and are confident that our fully integrated flight deck and award-winning customer support will exceed the expectations of flight departments and aircraft manufacturers in this segment,” said Gary Kelley, vice president of marketing.
“Like other Garmin products, the G5000’s architecture is designed with future growth and technologies in mind. Customers and aircraft manufacturers will be able to add significant capabilities to the system in the future, often without requiring additional hardware.”
The G5000 features
WXGA high resolution, wide aspect ratio (12-inch or 14-inch diagonal)
primary flight displays (PFD) and multi-function displays (MFD).
Because the G5000 is scalable, aircraft manufacturers can choose
as many displays as cockpit real estate will allow.
Combining and leveraging the experience gained from designing and delivering over 37 million automotive consumer products and over 7,500 integrated avionic flight decks, the G5000 has a vehicle management system with an infrared touchscreen interface that is easy to understand and use – pilots simply touch what they want to change.
management system has a desktop-like menu interface with intuitive
icons, audio and visual feedback, and animation so that pilots know
exactly how the system is responding to their input. The touchscreen
also enhances ease of use through common sense functions like “back” and
“home” that let pilots quickly retrace their steps or return to the home
management system also incorporates three conventional controls at the
bottom of the display: a volume control knob, dedicated map joystick,
and dual concentric knobs for data entry. Pilots may choose to use the
knobs instead of the touchscreen to enter information and the knobs’
functions are always labeled on the display.
The G5000 includes
a three-axis, fully digital, dual channel, fail passive autoflight
system, and has the ability to provide tightly integrated auto-throttle
capability. It also has the features pilots have come to expect in this
class of aircraft such as wide area augmentation system (WAAS)
technology that enables GPS-guided LPV “glidepath” approaches to
ILS-comparable minimums without reliance upon ground-based navaids.
Additionally, the G5000 has planned growth to provide RNP procedures,
including RNP SAAAR (required navigation performance special aircraft
and aircrew authorization required).
Displayed on the
G5000’s widescreens, Garmin’s SVT presents near life-like 3D depictions
of terrain, obstacles, traffic and the runway environment so that the
image on the display replicates what pilots would see outside the
cockpit on a clear day. SVT works seamlessly to alert pilots of
potential ground hazards by displaying terrain and obstacles which pose
a threat to the aircraft with appropriate TAWS alert coloring, as well
as voice alerts. SVT also includes the ability to display pathways (or
Highway-In-The-Sky) that are depicted as 3D “flying rectangles” and help
pilots stay on course when flying en route legs, VNAV legs, GPS/WAAS
vertical approach procedures, ILS approach procedures, and arrival and
The G5000 also
includes many other situational awareness and safety of flight features
that Part 25 operators will consider essential. Active and passive
traffic surveillance functionality using advanced TCAS II/ACAS II
technology and featuring patent-pending Garmin ADS-B target correlation
and tracking for industry-leading traffic management and airspace
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,advanced weather detection and avoidance technology
, optional Iridium-based worldwide satellite weather datalink access
XM WX Satellite
Weather for .
.Integrated synoptics (graphical systems displays) to help simplify monitoring and control of aircraft systems and aid in troubleshooting of system problems that might arise, optional Electronic Stability and Protection system (Garmin ESP™) works to assist the pilot in maintaining the aircraft in a safe, flight stable condition.
“paperless flight deck” concept with display capability for electronic
charts, flight manual data and more . , s .
.Voice/data communications supported by digital radios and SATCOM datalink will provide future growth capability
, supports simplified database management and the ability to display video from a third party forward looking infrared (FLIR) camera or other video sources for enhanced vision system (EVS) or live-cam video monitoring
The G5000 will be
supported by Garmin’s aviation customer support team that provides 24/7
worldwide support. Garmin’s aviation customer support team has
repeatedly been voted number one in Aviation International News and
Professional Pilot magazines’ avionics product support surveys.
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