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Browse 20 questions Browse 20 questions and 19 answersWill this work as a standalone glideslope?BEST ANSWER: It will provided you have a navigation source.Will this work with the garmin 500 autopilot? Have any been iinstalled?Garmin G5 DG/HSI (certificated airplanes)Is this a single or dual G5 purchase? The pictures show dual so I can't tell.BEST ANSWER: It is a single G5. It is shown in the dual configuration.can this be used to get rid of the antiquated vacuum system?BEST ANSWER: Yes, it can.Can the G5 DG interface with a portable GPS such as Aera 660 and get the data to the HSI?BEST ANSWER: No, the G5 will not interface with a portable GPS.I have a 150C has this been cert'd for this airframe?BEST ANSWER: The STC covers most GA aircraft.Will these units provide wind vectors?
It would be great if they calculated actual wind speed and direction like the G1000BEST ANSWER: The units do no calculate wind speed.I realize from your earlier answer that the G5's are certified as primary instruments. However, I thought that they were only primary as AH & DG. Is the AH also specifically certified as primary for airspeed and altimeter?BEST ANSWER: You are correct, they are certified primary as AH & DC. The AH is not certified as primary for the airspeed and altimeter.Does the dual G5 installation contain 337 language that specifically includes removal of vacuum instruments, pump and misc. equipment as being approved by the FAA? If an engine mfg includes a vacuum pump in it's TC Data Sheets as required equipment, it seems I would need documentation allowing it's removal.BEST ANSWER: The installer produces the 337, I would recommend speaking to your A&P concerning the removal of the vacuum pump.In stock....hsi kit..?BEST ANSWER: Yes, we have this in stock.I have a Cessna P210 with KFC 200 autopilot. The hsi version of the G5 will drive those functions of the kfc200 but the autopilot is also attitude driven by the vac powered King attitude indicator. So, will the G5 att. Ind replace the King attitude ind and drive that portion of the autopilot, i.e., can i do a dual G5 install and have a working KFC 200 autopilot?BEST ANSWER: The Avionics shop tells me that the dual G5 will not drive the autopilot.May both G5 units (AH+DG) be installed in a certified, turbine powered helicopter under an FAA field approval? Has it been done previously?BEST ANSWER: Currently, the G5 Units are not approved for Helicopter installation. We expect that a helicopter unit will become available but we do not have a date. You may want to contact Garmin directly to obtain a date of when the helicopter unit will be available.Will a KSN770 WAAS GPS (Bendix King) work as source or does it only work with other garmin products?BEST ANSWER: I would recommend contacting Garmin aviation support at 1-866-739-5687.As a DG, does it have to be reset to the compass frequently or at all?BEST ANSWER: No it does not need to be set as it uses a magnetometer for heading.Are the altitude and airspeed windows on the unit certified as primaries, or are standalone primary airspeed and altitude instruments still required in the 6-pack?BEST ANSWER: The unit is certified as a primary unit.What are the installation requirements for the GMU11 regarding magnetic influence from nearby equipment?BEST ANSWER: I would recommend contacting Garmin for the specific of installation.Will this work with an older style Piper 3B autopilot?BEST ANSWER: I would recommend contacting Garmin for Specifics of which autopilot the G5 will connect with.Will this g5 hsi and included gad29 the one that will work with a garmin autopilot?BEST ANSWER: We expect that the GAD 29 will ship with the product in November.I have a older 14 volt system. Is your product compatible with this system?BEST ANSWER: The instrument is compatible with both 14 and 28 volt systems.Do you sell the flush mount?BEST ANSWER: We do not have a flush mount.
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