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G5 Electronic Flight Instrument for Certificated Aircraft

  • Replaces traditional electromechanical attitude indicator or turn coordinator
  • Integrates with aircraft’s existing pitot/static system
  • Offers bright, sunlight-readable 3.5-inch (88.9 mm) LCD color display
  • Sized to fit standard 3-1/8 inch (79.4 mm) instrument cutout

Product Description

Advanced Attitude Display for Certificated Aircraft

  • Replaces traditional electromechanical attitude indicator or turn coordinator
  • Integrates with aircraft’s existing pitot/static system
  • Offers bright, sunlight-readable 3.5-inch (88.9 mm) LCD color display
  • Sized to fit standard 3-1/8 inch (79.4 mm) instrument cutout
  • Includes a 4-hour back-up battery with battery status indicator

The compact and cost-effective G5 electronic flight instrument delivers exceptional performance and reliability as a standalone primary source for aircraft attitude information. It also displays secondary information, such as airspeed and altitude, to offer enhanced situational awareness. G5 features an economical upgrade path in type certificated fixed-wing general aviation aircraft, accomplished via supplemental type certificate (STC) with a comprehensive approved model list (AML). The safety-enhancing capabilities of G5 revolutionize general aviation (GA) by bringing modern attitude reference to thousands of aircraft that would otherwise depend on older, vacuum-driven equipment.

Innovative Technology for GA Aircraft

In place of a primary attitude indicator or turn coordinator, the G5 electronic flight instrument is approved for installation — via a Garmin-held STC — for hundreds of certificated fixed-wing aircraft models. Valid for flight under VFR and IFR conditions, G5 is an economical upgrade path for thousands of owners seeking an electrically driven attitude indicator with greater dependability and internal redundancy over vacuum-driven attitude flight instruments.

See More, Clearly

Boasting a bright, 3.5-inch sunlight-readable LCD display, G5 is approved as a primary source for aircraft attitude information. Plus, it serves as a secondary source for altitude, airspeed and vertical speed — all in a single instrument. Installation is simple and easy; G5 integrates with the aircraft’s existing pitot/static system and displays attitude, airspeed, altitude, vertical speed, slip/skid, turn rate, ground track, configurable V-speed references, barometric setting and selected altitude as well as visual alerts upon arriving at the pre-selected altitude. Built-in GPS provides GPS-based track and groundspeed information, and a dedicated rotary knob allows for easy adjustments to altitude bugs and barometric pressure settings.

Seamless Installation

Installed in a standard 3-1/8 inch (79.4 mm) instrument hole, G5 measures 3 inches in depth and includes a back-up battery so it easily integrates into a wide range of aircraft. Installation is further simplified as G5 only needs power, ground, pitot/static and GPS inputs so it also integrates with the aircraft’s existing systems. For aircraft without a compatible GPS position input, an optional GPS antenna is available. As part of the STC, G5 includes a 4-hour back-up battery, and pilots can easily reference battery status in the upper left-hand corner of the display.

Physical & Performance

  • Electrical: 14 or 28 VDC aircraft power
  • Unit size: 3.4″W x 3.6″H x 3.0″D (86.4 x 91.4 x 76.2 mm)
  • Weight: 13.3 oz (377.0 g), unit
  • Display size: 3.5″ diagonal (88.9 mm diagonal)
  • Display resolution: 320 x 240 pixels (QVGA), LED backlit color LCD
  • Receiver: High-sensitivity GPS
  • Maximum indicated airspeed: 300 kts
  • Altitude range: -1,400 – +30,000 feet
  • Vertical speed range: ± 20,000 feet/minute
  • Pitch/roll range: ±360°
  • Backup battery: Rechargeable lithium-ion
  • Battery life: Up to 4 hours