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Garmin GPS Topics

Garmin GPS Topics

The following topics are included:

  • The satellite constellation, geometry and capabilities
  • 3-D positioning, accuracy and RAIM calculations
  • Great circle routes and map datums
  • Common data entry methods
  • Menu branching and mode structure
  • Cross mode commonalties
  • Efficient use of the display elements
  • Using OBS mode to the greatest advantage
  • Interfaces to aircraft systems, moving maps and the autopilot Precision and non-precision approaches
  • Using GPS for precision tracking in the hold
  • Flight plan creation, organization and manipulation
  • Direct-to and tracking operation
  • Loading predefined routes (SID/STAR)
  • Emergency airport searches
  • Waypoint information pages
  • VNAV operation
  • Intercept and tracking a multi-leg course
  • ILS integration, and much more