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Garmin G500 OKed for Part 23 Aircraft

By Tish Drake | July 31, 2009
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Garmin on Thursday said it has received FAA Approved Model List Supplemental Type Certification (AML STC) for the G500, its new avionics suite announced this week at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis. The FAA’s approval allows the G500 to be installed in nearly 600 different makes and models of normal and utility category Part 23 Class I and Class II aircraft, the company said. The G500 is available now at an introductory suggested retail price of $15,995. It includes the GDU 620 display/control unit, GRS 77 AHRS, GDC 74A digital air data computer, GMU 44 tri-axial magnetometer and GTP 59 temp probe. The optional SVT and GAD 43 are available for $4,995 and $2,995, respectively. For related news

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