ADS-B is on its way, and it promises to change the way you fly. While it’ll make our skies safer, it’s not always the easiest system to understand. Lucky for you, the Garmin ADS-B Academy is here to give you the resources you need to make smart, informed decisions about how to transition to this new air traffic technology. Here, you’ll learn how this new system works, plan how to equip your aircraft, and even discover how you can make the most of ADS-B by receiving datalink traffic and subscription-free weather.
The VP-400 finds the best airport to land then flies your airplane to the runway threshold.
Know instantly what your options are.
The Vertical Power VP-400 is a next-generation backup EFIS that complements today’s primary EFIS products and incorporates its own independent solid-state gyros, GPS receiver, and electronic circuit breaker system
The latest portable ADS-B receiver is out, and it’s from Garmin. The GDL 39 is a sleek little package with a fold-out antenna and an optional four-hour internal battery. The unit is a WAAS receiver, an ADS-B receiver and a bluetooth device, to boot. The system currently works with Garmin Pilot, the company’s excellent all-in-one iPad app that gives you moving map, charts, weather, terrain alerting, airport and FBO info and more.