Ā Garmin Adds GFC 500 & 600 ApprovalsĀ 

Garmin Adds GFCā„¢ 500 & 600 Approvals Now Available for Commander 112/112A; Cessna 340 Gets SRB Capability Garmin is pleased to announce that they have received FAA STC approval for the GFC 500 autopilot in the Commander 112 and 112A. This approval joins the already approved Commander 112B, 112TC, 112TCA and Commander 114 aircraft. Please…

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Garmin Announces First GFC 600 Jet Certification

GFC 600 Now Certified for Cessna CitationJet 525 Garmin is pleased to announce it has received both FAA & EASA STC approval for the GFC 600 digital autopilot in select Cessna CitationJet 525 models, the first jet certification for this popular autopilot solution. The GFC 600 digital autopilot delivers superior in-flight characteristics and new operational…

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Garmin certifies the GFC 600 digital autopilot in select Pilatus PC-12 aircraft

Garmin certifies the GFC 600 digital autopilot in select Pilatus PC-12 aircraft Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., has announced it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for the GFC 600 digital autopilotĀ in select Pilatus PC-12/41 and PC-12/45 aircraft1. The GFC 600 digital autopilot is optimized to meet…

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How the GFC600 Autopilot saved my Bacon

How the GFC 600 Saved My Bacon I often get asked, “Why is Avionics so expensive” or “What is the point in upgrading and old aircraft” or I get told “I don’t want to over capitalise on my aircraft”. At the end of the day, I always ask one question. “What do you use your…

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Smart Rudder Bias: Safety-Enhancing Technology for Select Twin-Engine Piston Aircraft

Smart Rudder Bias: Safety-Enhancing Technology for Select Twin-Engine Piston Aircraft Garmins GFC 600 digital autopilot has been upgraded to feature new safety-enhancing capabilities, including Smart Rudder Bias for select piston twin-engine aircraft. Part of their AutonomiTMĀ family of automated flight technologies, Smart Rudder Bias provides additional assistance against hazardous effects of a one-engine inoperative (OEI) event…

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Garmin Introduces the Couple Up Your Savings Rebate

Garmin Introduces the Couple it up Savings Rebate From April 1, 2021, through June 18, 2021, receive up to a $2,000 rebate by purchasing a qualifying GTN XiĀ andĀ GFC 500Ā orĀ GFC 600. Tap into a new generation of faster, smarter avionics with our GTN Xi series of navigators. With more pixels, more processing power, more speed and…

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Approved Aircraft List Expanded for Garmin Autopilots

Approved Aircraft List Expanded for Garmin Autopilots Garmin’s aviation team continues to roll out autopilot approvals for a variety of aircraft for the GFC 500 and GFC 600 autopilots. Several popular aircraft such as the Bonanza B36TC, Cessna T210, Cessna 421C and Piper PA-46 are among the latest additions to a growing list of aircraft…

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New Aircraft Models Approved for GFC 500 and GFC 600 Autopilots

New Aircraft Models Approved for GFC 500 and GFC 600 Autopilots. Garmin’s GFC 500 and GFC 600 digital autopilots have received FAA Supplemental Type Certification in several aircraft models. The GFCĀ 500 and GFC 600 deliver superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities and minimal maintenance needs when compared to older generation autopilot systems. The GFC 500 is…

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