Touchscreen Flight Displays for Single-engine Piston Aircraft
- Advanced 10.6” and 7” LCD touchscreen displays with PFD/MFD functionality and optional engine information system (EIS) display
- Certified for installation on hundreds of single-engine piston aircraft (Class I, weighing less than 6,000 lbs)
- Standard SVX™ synthetic vision shows terrain, obstacles, airports and 3-D “pathway” windows for flight route guidance
- Get fully coupled IFR approach capability by pairing G3X Touch with our GFC™ 500 autopilot and select Garmin navigators such as GNX™
375 or GPS 175
- Use built-in Connext® technology for wireless flight plan transfer and more with select Garmin portables and mobile device apps such
as Garmin Pilot™ and ForeFlight
This is a game-changer. It’s the price/capability breakthrough that owners and pilots of single-engine piston aircraft have been waiting
for: G3X Touch flight displays are now approved and available for installation on hundreds of FAR Part 23 Class I certificated aircraft
(typically, those weighing less than 6,000 lbs). With supplemental type certification (STC) provided under an extensive approved model
list (AML), these 10.6” and 7” LCD displays make it easy and affordable to upgrade from legacy mechanical instrumentation to a modern
glass cockpit solution.
It’s a New Day in Flight
Offering extensive integration options, the G3X Touch displays are available in a variety of panel configurations to fit your needs and
budget. With the capability to combine full primary flight display (PFD) attitude/directional guidance with detailed moving-map
multifunction display (MFD), each G3X Touch glass display features a bright, high-resolution screen with an infrared touch-control
interface that seamlessly blends with familiar buttons and knobs to put all essential flight information at your fingertips. Standard
features include our SVX synthetic vision display with database-generated terrain features and built-in wireless Connext cockpit
connectivity. Better still, the optional EIS provides display of primary engine instrumentation.
Multifaceted Screen Formats
Multiple screen sizes and display formats let you grow your G3X Touch suite as your needs evolve. For space-limited panels, a single
10.6” or 7” display can accommodate both PFD and MFD windows within the same unit. The 10.6” display can also include an EIS strip for
additional versatility. Another option allows two 7” screens to be installed side by side and accommodate PFD, MFD and optional EIS
functionality. Or you can pair a 10.6” split-screen unit with a 7” format to provide even more flexibility to lay out your preferred
arrangement of PFD, MFD and optional EIS displays. And to help simplify installation, the primary display also offers the capability to
have an air data computer and attitude/heading reference system module integrated on the back of the display unit.
Optional Integrated Engine
With the addition of the optional GEA™ 24 engine interface module and appropriate engine sensors, your G3X Touch can display primary
engine information — allowing for the removal of outdated analog gauges. The system can accommodate various engine, fuel and electrical
gauges with easy-to-interpret color bands, supporting most popular Lycoming or Continental 4- to 6-cylinder engines. In addition to
providing real-time indications, the system also offers a fuel computer, lean assist mode, pilot alerts/advisories and more — enabling you
to optimize fuel economy while maintaining high efficiency and performance from your engine. The EIS data can also be logged to an SD™
card in the display and later uploaded to flyGarmin.com® for analysis by your maintenance shop’s service team.
Advanced Integration Options
Valid for use in VFR- and IFR-capable installations, the certified G3X Touch displays are designed to interface with select autopilots,
including our GFC 500 digital autopilot³. Fully coupled LPV/LNAV/ILS approach capability — including missed approach procedures — can be
accessed when the G3X Touch displays are paired with the GFC 500 autopilot and a compatible navigation source, such as the GTN™ 750 or GTN
650 series. G3X Touch can also display ADS-B “In” weather and traffic information when connected with the new GNX 375, GTX™ 345
transponder or the GDL® 50R or GDL 52R receiver. This includes our exclusive TargetTrend™ and TerminalTraffic™ technology, giving you a
faster, more intuitive way to monitor ADS-B traffic targets. With GDL 51R or GDL 52R, you can also receive and display SiriusXM® aviation
weather as well as listen to audio entertainment¹.
Making things easier and better for pilots in the cockpit is what G3X Touch is all about. That is why G3X Touch displays integrate the
controls for many popular Garmin avionics. Large onscreen touchpoints and familiar graphic icons help simplify all your data entry and
menu selections — allowing you to easily see and control Comm frequency selection as well as transponder settings and code entry.
Growth-oriented avionics choices you can use to provide these functions include our GTR 225 Comm transceiver, GNC® 255 Nav/Comm, GTN
series GPS/Nav/Comm, GNX 375 and GTX 345 or GTX 335 series ADS-B enabled transponders.
Dynamic Maps and Charts
G3X Touch flight displays also incorporate dynamic moving map capability, enabling you to view terrain features, airports, airspace
boundaries, navaids, flight plan routings and more — with an aircraft reference symbol overlaid on your current position. To suit your
preference, G3X Touch also has the ability to display VFR sectionals and IFR en route charts². Our FliteCharts® database or optional
ChartView™ charts from Jeppesen® also offer you georeferenced approach plates and procedures². Plus, when your aircraft touches down, our
built-in SafeTaxi® diagrams help you navigate the airport environment safely, with your aircraft’s position overlaid onto taxiways,
runways, ramps and other accessible locations².
Wireless Cockpit Connectivity
For even more capability, G3X Touch flight displays feature built-in wireless Connext cockpit connectivity that lets you stream
information between your avionics and select Garmin portables or mobile device apps such as Garmin Pilot™, FltPlan Go and ForeFlight. This
wireless feature makes it easy to use your tablet or smartphone to create flight plans ahead of time in the comfort of your home or
office, then quickly upload the data to your avionics while you’re preflighting at the airport. You can also use the Connext link to
stream GPS position and backup attitude information.
In configurations where multiple displays are installed, the G3X Touch system offers extra peace of mind. In the unlikely event of a
display shutdown or failure, a reversionary mode enables your remaining operational touchscreen to consolidate and present all essential
flight information, including EIS data when installed. The displays have GPS receivers built in as well, providing extra redundancy.
(Note: The GPS receiver built into the display is certified for VFR navigation only.) When installed with an optional G5 electronic flight
instrument3 as backup instrumentation, G3X Touch will automatically sync baro and bug settings as well as provide miscompare alerts.
Additionally, the GFC 500 autopilot3 can even remain operational using only the G5, in the unlikely event of a display failure.
It All Makes Sense
STC’d retrofit installation of a G3X Touch system in your aircraft is simple and straightforward. And no matter which upgrade package you
choose, you’ll have the peace of mind that comes with our industry-leading Garmin warranty, backed by our No. 1-ranked product support
team. See your authorized Garmin installation center for more details on what’s available in G3X Touch solutions for your aircraft.
¹Compatible subscription required; SiriusXM functionality may be limited or unavailable on select mobile apps
²May be limited or
unavailable in some areas; see flyGarmin.com for details
³Not available for all aircraft