GARMIN LAUNCHES TX I DISPLAYS
Garmin’s dominance in the light-airplane market is continuing with more product introductions. The latest is a series of panel-mounted touchscreen flight displays: the G500 TXi, G600 TXi and G700 TXi. The three systems are designed for different weight classes of aircraft certified under Part 23 and Part 25, and are available through a comprehensive approved-model list that includes 26 cockpit configurations in more than 600 aircraft models. Operators can choose to install anywhere from one to four displays.
The TXi systems offer three sizes: two 7-inch display options and one 10.6inch screen, which can be mounted in either portrait or landscape orientation.
Each display can function as a PFD, MFD or integrated engine-information system. Like the recently introduced Garmin G1000 NXi, the TXi systems offer the ability to overlay a wide selection of flight information, including weather, traffic, terrain and airspace data, onto the HSI on the primary flight display.
The displays are designed to work with Garmin’s navigators, such as the GTN 650/750 touchscreens. Pricing for the TXi systems starts at $11,995 for the G500 7-inch display, which is designed for aircraft with a gross weight below 6,000 pounds.
The G500 TXi and G600 TXi are expected to be available by the end of the year.