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Touchscreen replacement for legacy GNS430/W systems

PUBLISHED: 17:48 09 July 2012 | UPDATED: 14:17 10 October 2012

Touchscreen replacement for legacy GNS430/W systems

Touchscreen replacement for legacy GNS430/W systems

Avidyne has launched a touch-screen plug-and-play replacement for legacy GNS430/W systems.

Avidyne has launched a touch-screen plug-and-play replacement for legacy GNS430/W systems.

The IFD440 FMS/GPS/NAV/COM system is suitable for customers looking to upgrade their aircraft to meet Satellite-Based Augmentation Systems/Localizer Performance Vertical Guidance (SBAS/LPV) and Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) requirements.

It features flight planning with ‘one-touch’ victor airway and jet-route navigation, GeoFill waypoint navigation and Terrain Awareness and Alerting.

Additionally, the system includes a 10-watt, 8.33kHz, two-channel VHF communication radio, with an option for 16 Watts. The radio comes with automatic frequency nomination and four-channel VHF NAV/VLOC with automatic tuning, identification, and monitoring, and automatically decodes Active and Standby COM frequencies.

The IFD440’s flight management system meets TSO-C146c for full SBAS/LPV approach guidance.

The avionics also complies with AC20-165 for ADS-B position reporting.

Click here for more information.

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