The Garmin AERA 550 GPS touch screen portable offers easy transition from flying to driving with an intuitive, icon-driven user interface. The aera models feature crisp 4.3" QVGA widescreens, plus the simplicity of a single cable solution for power.
For aviation, aera combines colourfully detailed topography with built-in terrain/obstacles alerting, highresolution terrain, and airways are also available with selected models
The Garmin aera 550 from the Gamin 500 Series of GPS is a premium choice. The aera 550 has automotive maps, aviation database, Panel Page instrument display, and more. Wherever you fly or drive, you can count on the Garmin aera 550. The Garmin aera 550 from the Gamin 500 Series of GPS is a premium choice. The aera 550 has automotive maps, aviation database, Panel Page instrument display, and more. Wherever you fly or drive, you can count on the Garmin aera 550. To enhance situational awareness, the aera 550's graphical Terrain page offers both overhead and vertical profile views of the topography you're overflying.
Plus, a database-driven terrain advisory feature offers TAWS-like color coding and pop-up alerts when obstructions or ground proximity conflicts are projected to impact your flight path. There's an IFR map mode that lets you navigate on high or low enroute airways. And for help with traffic separation, an optional power/data cable (sold separately) makes it easy to interface your aera 550 with the Garmin GTX 330 Mode S transponder in your aircraft, you can also use the aera to load communication frequencies into your Garmin SL 40 Comm or SL 30 Nav/Comm transceiver.
When it's time to hangar the airplane and head for the open road, your Garmin aera 550 never misses a beat. It's "dual boot" design enables full automotive GPS capability, graphically supported by preloaded City Navigator NT street mapping. Operating much like Garmin's popular nvi line of touchscreen auto navigators, the aera 550 offers voice-guided turn-by-turn directions with text-to-speech audio technology that calls out streets by name. In addition, there's built-in Bluetooth support for wireless hands-free calling with your compatible mobile phone.
Aviation Features and Specifications
Package includes: aera 550, yoke mount, automotive friction mount, vehicle power cable, mains charger with uk/euro adaptors, battery, USB cable, GTM20 Automotive traffic receiver, pilots guide, quick start manuals, One year free aviation data base coupon, and carrying case
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