Garmin’s TeamX avionics group presented new Flight Information Service-Broadcast (FIS-B) weather capabilities to several of its widespread products.
Our TeamX tentative avionics group presented the new Flight Information Service-Broadcast (FIS-B) weather abilities to numerous prevalent Garmin products. These abilities are obtainable through the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast) ADS-B ground station network in the US. Pilots can now admit this new weather information on the aera 795/796, G3X Touch flight display for experimental aircraft and the aera 660 and portables using Garmin receivers that support ADS-B In.
The outline of the new FIS-B weather products give pilots supplementary tools to better interpret the broader weather picture. These new products include turbulence, lightning, icing (forecast and current) and cloud tops. With at least one ADS-B ground station on the ground or in view while in-flight, pilots can easily admit and receive beneficial weather in the cockpit within the U.S.
Garmin aera 660 presenting new FIS-B freezing info
Garmin ADS-B goods are presently accomplished of receiving these new services. These goods comprise the GDL 88, GTX 345, GDL 52, GDL 84, GDL 50, GDL 39, and GDL 39 3D. Compatibility is also stretched to include all remote-mount Garmin ADS-B In receivers. These ADS-B In receivers do not require an updation of software in order to receive the new weather products.
In addition to the G3X Touch for experimental aircraft, aera 795/796 and aera 660 are compatible today, the Garmin Pilot app on Apple mobile devices can also obtain and show these new FIS-B weather products.
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