Press Release

New G500/G600 Software and Installation Updates Enable a Number of Capabilities

February 7, 2014 3:32 PM EST

Garmin is excited to offer customers increased functionality with our G500/G600 flight displays. The latest software update includes a number of benefits and features that are specific to certain airframes and installations:

  • Select TBM 700/850 models with a G600 flight display, may be eligible for operations in Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM) airspace (certain installation criteria apply)
  • Altitude Preselect is available for KFC 200/250 autopilots when paired with a GAD 43e, a long awaited feature for customers utilizing these autopilots
  • Flight director display is now available for Century IV/41/2000 autopilots
  • Flight director display with Synthetic Vision Technology (SVT) enabled is now available for select Cessna autopilots
  • Interface to the GNC 255 series navigator receiver
  • Basic GWX 70 interface similar to the GWX 68 functions
  • Interface to an existing KDM 706(A) DME when paired with a GAD 43e
  • Gyro emulation for Cessna 400B/800B/1000 IFCS autopilots when paired with a GAD 43e

The latest software is available as a free software update for current G500/G600 owners (installation charges may apply). Visit a local Garmin dealer for more information.