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garmin g5EASA AML STC Approves Installation in Thousands of General Aviation Aircraft

Garmin has gained installation approval via supplemental type certificate (STC) with a comprehensive approved list containing 562 aircraft models.

The compact and cost-effective G5 delivers a standalone primary source for aircraft attitude OR turn coordination information while also displaying secondary information such as airspeed, altitude and more.

Part of EASA’s initiative to encourage and permit specific enhancements to aircraft in an effort to improve pilot situational awareness among the existing GA fleet.

EASA Approved

Valid for flight under VFR and IFR conditions, the G5 electronic flight instrument is an economical upgrade for thousands of aircraft owners who are seeking an electronic attitude indicator with greater dependability and internal redundancy over mechanical gyro-driven flight instruments. This EASA STC is a validation of the FAA AML STC, and whilst it uses the same AML Aircraft list, installers are required to validate that the Aircraft has a valid EASA Type Certificate prior to using the EASA AML as a means of installation approval.

 

Greater Reliability and Increased Situational Awareness

With a bright, 3.5-inch sunlight-readable liquid crystal display (LCD), the G5 is approved as a primary source for aircraft attitude or turn coordination information and secondary source for altitude, airspeed and vertical speed in a single instrument. Installation is simple and easy as the G5 integrates with the aircraft’s existing pitot/static system to display attitude, airspeed, altitude, vertical speed, slip/skid, turn rate, configurable V-speed references, barometric setting and selected altitude as well as visual alerts upon arriving at the pre-selected altitude. GPS-based track and groundspeed information is also displayed. A dedicated rotary knob also allows for easy adjustments to barometric pressure setting as well as altitude and ground track bugs.

Seamless Installation

Suitable for installation in place of a standard 3-1/8-inch (79.4 mm.) flight instrument, G5 measures 3-inches in depth and includes a back-up battery so it easily integrates into a wide range of aircraft. Installation is further simplified as the G5 needs only power, ground, pitot/static inputs and a GPS input from an approved device. The STC also includes interface approval to many common GPS antennas if an approved GPS output is not available in the aircraft. As part of the STC, the G5 for certificated aircraft includes a back-up battery with up to a four-hour power reserve. Pilots can easily reference battery status in the upper left-hand corner of the display. An STC permission letter will be granted for each aircraft in which the G5 for certificated aircraft is installed.

The G5 electronic flight instrument is available now with a list price of $2,349.00 which includes the G5, install kit, back-up battery and STC permission letter redemption code. For aircraft without a compatible WAAS position source, an optional GPS antenna is available.

Optional Compatible GPS Antennas, if required:
GA 35 GPS/WAAS antenna $352.00
GA 36 GPS/WAAS through mount antenna $350.00

G5 Pilot Operation Manual

As a certified Garmin service centre Airtime are able to obtain, install and certify this equipment in your aircraft.

Prices do not include fitting or VAT please contact us for further information about the G5 and pricing.

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