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Garmin G600 MFD/PFD Flight Display System

Garmin G600 MFD/PFD Flight Display System


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  • Overview
  • Specifications
  • In the Box
  • Comparison
  • G500/600 Video

Experience the G600Bringing true “glass cockpit” capabilities to your aircraft, the G600 is a retrofit breakthrough. Upgrade your avionics panel with a G600 suite and start reaping the benefits of enhanced situational awareness, safety and pilot workload reduction. The dual-screen G600 works with your avionics stack, pairing both a primary flight display (PFD) and a multi-function (MFD) display in a single 10" wide bezel to provide a fully certified upgrade option for your cockpit. And with software assurance levels required for FAR Part 23 Class 3 aircraft, G600 is the ideal solution.

Garmin SVT™ Now Comes Standard

A scaled version of our SVT™ Synthetic Vision Technology comes pre-installed on the G600. Using sophisticated graphics modeling to create a 3-D topographic landscape from the G600’s terrain alerting database, SVT provides a “virtual reality” perspective view of ground and water features, obstacles and optional traffic — all shown in relative proximity to your aircraft. So, rather than looking at the PFD, you’ll have a sense of looking through it, to “see” what lies beyond the nose of your aircraft. SVT clearly enhances your view of primary flight data by giving it a realistic visual frame of reference — especially in solid IFR or nighttime/marginal VFR conditions.

Enhance Situational Awareness

Augment the G600 with optional Class-B TAWS (Terrain Awareness and Warning System) and radar altimeter (ARINC 429 interface support allows readouts on the PFD) for an extra margin of safety in the air. A trial version of our FliteCharts® approach plates for the US come pre-installed on G600 (the charts will disable when data is more than 6 months out-of-date).

Optional Jeppesen-style ChartView™ instrument approach plates and airport surface charts (available through the JeppView™ service) enable you to overlay your aircraft’s position on the MFD approach display. FBO, ground transportation, lodging and other facility information for most US airports are also available through preloaded AOPA Airport Directory Data. When flying internationally, opt for global AC-U-KWIK airport directory data instead. Plus, built-in US or Europe SafeTaxi® diagrams allow you to confidently navigate taxiways.

Enjoy Advanced AHRS

In place of gyro instruments, the G600 uses super-reliable GRS 77 Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS). Combining inputs from GPS, magnetometer and air data computer, the AHRS provides an accurate digital output and referen­cing of your aircraft position, rate, vector and acceleration data. It’s even able to restart and properly realign itself while the aircraft is moving. With the correct compliance kit, the G600 fully supports Reduced Vertical Separation Minimums (RVSM) on qualified airframes, providing access to previously restricted flight levels in RVSM airspace.

Keep Your Existing Equipment

The G600 was designed to interface with and display data from a range of equipment, including avionics, radios, navigators, audio panels and more. You can even use the G600 for cockpit control/display of heading, course and navigation source inputs for autopilots, as well as autopilot mode annunciations with variants of the KFC 275/325 and KFC 225. What’s more, with the optional GAD 43 adapter, you can have the same ultra-reliable digital AHRS data driving the G500 display to serve as your autopilot’s primary attitude reference. This typically eliminates the need to retain a gyro-mechanical ADI. The GAD 43e adds even more capabilities that can further reduce pilot workload and enhance safety, including altitude preselctor and vertical speed control, as well as DME distance, synchro ADF, marker beacon lamps and analog altimeter indicators right on the display.

Add Weather, Traffic and More

For added cockpit capability, it’s easy to combine the G600 with a variety of optional sensors and data links. For example, digital on-board weather radar functionality can be added with our Doppler-capable GWX 70, which features a reliable, solid-state design, as well as optional turbulence detection and ground clutter suppression capabilities. The GDL 69 series XM receiver offers weather and NEXRAD coverage for the US, as well as SiriusXM Satellite Radio, and the GSR 56 provides global weather data, radar imagery, voice/data connectivity and ground-based position tracking through the Iridium satellite network. For watching nearby traffic, access Traffic Information Service (TIS) alerts on the G600 by adding a GTX 330 Mode S transponder. For advanced traffic surveillance, select from an available TAS or TCAS system, including our GTS™ family of traffic surveillance products. The G600 also includes a video input option that allows your MFD to double as an EVS or live-cam video monitor.

A Smarter Way to Retrofit

Whether you fly a typical GA piston single or twin, or even a larger Class 3 aircraft (piston or turbine aircraft between 6,000 lbs. and 12,500 lbs. MTOW), the G600 is the perfect retrofit option. With Supplemental Type Certification (STC) provided under an FAA Approved Model List, we offer detailed G600 installation specs for nearly 800 models of aircraft. See your authorized Garmin installation center for specific G600 compatibility information.

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GDU 620

  • Dual 6.5" diagonal color LCD
  • RGB backlighting technology
  • High resolution 640 x 480 VGA (921,600 RGB dots)
  • 65,536 simultaneous colors
  • Direct sunlight readable
  • Auto, manual or lighting bus inputs for dimming
  • 6.7" high
  • 10" wide
  • 3.25" deep
  • 6.4 lbs
  • 10-40 VDC, reverse polarity protected
  • 55 W typical
  • -20C to +55C operating temp
  • -55C to +85C storage temp
  • 2 degrees C per minute temp variation
  • 95% at 50C humidity
  • Display equipment tested to 55,000 ft max altitude
  • Internal cooling, external cooling not required
System Architecture
  • Position source: External GPS via RS-232
  • GPS interface for Garmin 400W/500W series
  • Nav radio interfaces: GNS 430W/530W/480 or SL30
  • 8 bi-directional high speed RS-232 ports
  • 2 bi-directional high speed RS-422/485 ports
  • 8 ARINC 429 high/low speed inputs and 4 outputs
  • ADF DC Sin/Cos input
  • Radar interface:
    • GWX 68 (LRU sold separately)
      • Optional interface required for G500; standard interface included for G600
    • ARINC 708 support is optionally available for select GA radars
      • Optional interface required for G500/G600
      • Check with your Garmin dealer for radar compatibility
  • Autopilot interfaces
    • Heading/course error outputs
    • Analog lateral and vertical deviation outputs
    • ARINC 429 digital roll steering support
    • RS-485 digital altitude capture
    • Analog flight director input
    • Selected autopilot flight directors
  • GAD 43 adapter (standard on G600; optional on G500) enables AHRS to drive select autopilot systems. Supports the following gyro emulation:
    • Approved gyro replacement for: King KI-256 (or equivalent) used on KAP 100, KAP/KFC 150, KAP/KFC 200, KFC 225, and KFC 275; Collins 332D-11T used on select APS-65 installations; King KVG 350 used on KFC 250, KFC 300, KFC 325 (non-EFIS)
    • Evaluating for future approval: Cessna/ARC G519 used on Cessna 300B, 400B and 800B; Sperry VG-14A used on SPZ-200, SPZ-500
  • STC via Approved Model List (AML) for nearly 800 airframes with G600 and nearly 600 airframes with G500
  • G500 is approved for Class 1/Class 2 aircraft (under 6,000 lbs). G600 is approved for Class 1, Class 2 and Class 3 aircraft (including piston and turbine aircraft between 6,000 lbs and 12,500 lbs MTOW)
  • TSO-C2d, TSO-C3d, TSO-C4c, TSO-C6d, TSO-C8d, TSO-C10b, TSO-C34e, TSO-C36e, TSO-C40c, TSO-C41d, TSO-C43c, TSO-C52b, TSO-C63c, TSO-C87, TSO-C113, TSO-C147, TSO-C151b (G600 only)

Price, features and specifications subject to change without notice. Some listed features require Version 5.0 software upgrade.

System includes:

  • GDU 620
  • GRS 77
  • GDC 74
  • GMU 44
  • GTP 59
  • GAD 43

Package contents may vary per version. See Premier Avionics for more information.

Product Comparison
Dual 6.5" diagonal color LCD
RGB backlighting technology
High resolution 640 x 480 VGA (921,600 RGB dots)
65,536 simultaneous colors
Direct sunlight readable
Auto, manual or lighting bus inputs for dimming
Position source: External GPS via RS-232
GPS interface for Garmin 400W/500W series and GTN600/700 Series Navigators
Nav radio interfaces:GNS 430W/530W/480, GTN600/700 Series Naviagators, or SL30
ADF DC Sin/Cos input
Radar interface capability: GWX 68 (LRU sold separately)
Optional Upgrade
ARINC 708 support is optionally available for select GA radars
Optional Upgrade
Optional Upgrade
Autopilot interfaces
Many Options
Many Options
GAD 43 adapter enables AHRS to drive select autopilot systems. 
Optional Upgrade
Approved for aircraft under 6,000 lbs. per STC and AML List
Approved for aircraft between 6,000 lbs. and 12,500 lbs. per STC and AML List

Contact Premier Avionics to see which system your aircraft will need.

Watch the Garmin G500/G600 Video to see what it can do for you!