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    Garmin Pilot for Android ™...

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    OVERVIEW PLAN FILE SUBSCRIPTIONS APPENDICES INDEX...

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    Garmin. Garmin hereby grants permission to download a single copy of this manual and of any revision to this manual onto a hard drive or other electronic storage medium to...

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    Although unlikely, it may be possible for erroneous operation to occur without a fault indication shown by Garmin Pilot™. It is thus the responsibility of the pilot to detect such an occurrence by means of cross-checking with all redundant or correlated information available in the cockpit.

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    NOTE: All visual depictions contained within this document, including screen images of Garmin Pilot™ panel and displays, are subject to change and may not reflect the most current Garmin Pilot™ software and aviation databases.

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    AOPA Airport Directory. LICENSE TERMS AND CONDITIONS Garmin grants you a limited, non-exclusive license to use the Application in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. You agree not to reproduce, copy, modify, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or create derivative works of any portion of the Application, and you may not transfer or distribute it in any form, for any purpose.

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    MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NONINFRINGEMENT. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN ADVICE OR INFORMATION PROVIDED BY GARMIN SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY, AND YOU ARE NOT ENTITLED TO RELY ON ANY SUCH ADVICE OR INFORMATION. THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES IS AN ESSENTIAL CONDITION OF THIS AGREEMENT.

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    Indemnity. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Garmin and its affiliates free and harmless from and against any liability, loss, injury (including injuries resulting in death), demand, action, cost, expense, or claim of any kind or character, including but not limited to attorney’s fees, arising out of or in connection with any...

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    License Agreement Blank Page Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    Date Change Summary December, 2012 Initial Release RR-13 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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  • Page 15: Table Of Contents

    Weather Overlay ........................ 56 AIRMETS ..........................60 SIGMETS ..........................60 TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS (TFRs) ................. 61 PIREPS ..........................62 LIGHTNING ........................64 WINDS ALOFT ........................64 METARS AND TAFS ......................65 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 16: Table Of Contents

    ......... 125 Contact Garmin ........................125 END-USER LICENSE AGREEMENT ..................125 AOPA Airport Directory Notice ..................128 XM Satellite Radio Service Agreement ............... 128 irius Weather Data Warranty ....................128 Index ...........................Index-1 Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 17: Overview, Plan File Fly, Features

    • Comprehensive weather data direct from the National Weather Service and Environment Canada NOTE: All visual depictions contained within this document, including screen images of Garmin Pilot™, are subject to change and may not reflect the most current Garmin Pilot™ software and aviation databases. 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 18: About This Handbook, Androidâ„¢ Tricks For Pilots

    Android tablets are offered by a variety of manufactures and features can vary widely. It is important to know the features or your individual tablet before using Garmin Pilot for navigation. Some tablets are offered with on or two connectivity options; Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi + Cellular.

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    2) Use the slider control to manually adjust the display brightness or tap Automatic brightness to select/deselect. Or: Within Garmin Pilot, tap the Brightness Button ( ) located in the Navigation Bar and use the slider control to set the desired display brightness.

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    Overview GENERAL GARMIN PILOT OPERATING GUIDELINES Garmin Pilot by default will open on the Map Page. If the application has been recently used it will resume on the most recently viewed page. From any page, it is possible to access any desired feature by tapping, flicking, and/or dragging your finger on the active areas of the display that appear as buttons, slide controls, flick lists, text fields, or icons.

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    Overview Garmin Pilot can be used in either portrait or landscape orientation and will respond to the Android's automatic orientation feature. The map may be displayed in either full screen or split screen in either orientation. The lower half of the display in portrait orientation or second (non-map) display in landscape orientation has four possible functions;...

  • Page 22: Getting Started

    Overview GETTING STARTED Garmin Pilot is fully functional immediately upon installation, but there are a few things you may wish to set up in order to optimize performance right away. The best place to start is with the highly intuitive Settings Menu, which can be found by momentarily tapping the Home Button and then the Settings Icon.

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    To further enhance your Garmin Pilot experience, it is recommended that you set up a free flyGarmin account at http://fly.garmin.com. Aside from being completely free, flyGarmin offers a great one-stop shop for managing all of your Garmin aviation equipment, as well as storing your pilot profile and aircraft information. From aviation database bundles to software updates for portables to flight planning, flyGarmin has you covered.

  • Page 24: Help File

    Tap Menu > Help. The Help File will open to context sensitive content USER'S GUIDE The Full Manual is the PDF formatted User's Guide for Garmin Pilot. The first time the file is accessed you will be prompted to chose a default PDF viewer. The Full Manual has a linked table of contents, index, and Bookmarks for easy navigation.

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    2) Tap to download, tap , to view the manual once downloaded. Anytime an updated manual is available the View button will revert to a Download button. Bookmarks Page Slider Full Manual 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    Navigation Bar HOME BUTTON The Home Button is the primary means of accessing many of the features of Garmin Pilot. The Home Button provides quick access to the various pages within Garmin Pilot (i.e., Map, Active Flight Plan, Trip Planning, Airport Information, Charts, Downloads, Settings, and Traffic).

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    The Direct-to button can be accessed from any page and provides a quick and easy way to navigate direct to any waypoint (i.e., Flight Plan Waypoint, Nearest Waypoints, or User Waypoints). Direct-to Dialog 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    "Automatic brightness" setting for the system brightness. MENU The Menu Button provides a page-sensitive menu structure. Each page has specific menu options that control, search, navigate, or display page-sensitive items. Map Page Menu Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 29: Map Pane Controls

    Selects full screen map or partial map with Split-Screen Widgets, Panel, Charts, and SafeTaxi. Toggles map orientation from north up to track up. The Icon is blue when track up is Orientation active. Map Pane Controls 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    Overview Layer Select Zoom In/Out Basemap Select Orientation Center on Route Center on Split- Aircraft Screen Map Pane Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 31: Settings, Support & About, General Settings

    SUPPORT & ABOUT More information is available under the Support & About button. Tap the Support & About Tab to display the current version of the Garmin Pilot Application installed on your device, copyright information, and contact information (both email and phone) for Garmin Aviation Support.

  • Page 32: Map Settings

    Route Path, Radar, Satellite, Lightning, Weather, Pirep, Fuel, Winds, TFR, and AIRMET/SIGMETs. Use the preview map, below the opacity sliders, to set the desired opacity for the various map symbols and overlays. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    Overview Map Settings 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 34: Pilot And Aircraft Info

    (i.e., Name, Telephone, Street, City, State, and Zipcode). Add aircraft information by tapping Aircraft > , enter aircraft Identifier, Type, Equip Suffix, Home Base, Primary and Secondary Color, TAS, and Fuel information. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    Overview Pilot and Aircraft Information Entry 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 36: File Service

    2) Tap Pilot Information. 3) Enter the Pilot Information by tapping each field and use the keyboard. Or: If pilot information is stored on another device log into your Garmin Pilot Tap Menu > Sync, to synchronize information across your devices account.

  • Page 37: User Waypoints, Weather Data

    The Weather Data Tab provides information about the current source of weather data and the age of Garmin Weather Data items cached on the device. The age and status of weather data for FIS-B-sourced weather is viewable under the GDL 39 Tab.

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    Overview Weather Connection Status Tap to refresh cached weather data Tap to view weather data status Weather Data Services Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    Squitter (1090 ES) receivers. It is designed to receive, process, and output traffic (ADS-B air-to-air, and Traffic Information Service-Broadcast (TIS-B) traffic information), and weather (Flight Information Service-Broadcast (FIS-B)) information to Garmin Pilot wirelessly through Bluetooth . The GDL 39 Tab displays the GDL 39 Bluetooth ®...

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    GDL 39 firmware update. If power is removed from the GDL 39 during a firmware update it will be rendered inoperable and service will be required. GDL 39 Firmware Warning Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    2) Tap the GDL 39 Tab. GDL 39 Battery Status GDL 39 Status Tap to Update GDL Firmware Cabin Pressure Config Scroll down to view Traffic Overview, and FIS-B Weather Status and Age GDL 39 Tab 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 42: External Gps

    GPS receiver, a Garmin GLO™ portable GPS and GLONASS receiver, or a Garmin GDL 39 portable GPS and ADS-B receiver will be required to take advantage of the navigation features of Garmin Pilot. Third party GPS receiver applications are no longer recommended for Garmin Pilot to receive location data.

  • Page 43: Subscriptions

    Google play account. If you already have Garmin Pilot subscriptions, log in to your Garmin Pilot account to view subscriptions, expiration dates, as well as share routes, aircraft, and pilot information. With an active subscription Garmin Pilot can be installed on up to two devices at the same time, typically a mobile phone and a tablet device.

  • Page 44: Downloads

    Wi-Fi. Additional charges may apply for downloads done over a cellular network. NOTE: With the availability of electronic charts in Garmin Pilot, it is still advisable to carry another source of charts on board the aircraft.

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    All Button Downloads Status and Update Estimated All Button Time Remaining Data is Up to Date Data Available Update in Progress Update Status More info in Submenu Device Capacity Info Downloads Page 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    NOTE: When the next cycle of a chart is available a dialog box will appear, select the desired cycle. US Instrument Procedures are updated on a 28-day cycle and are available for download typically 5 days prior to their valid date. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    Button Chart Selection Screen BATCH OPTIONS The Batch Options Button provides quick access to batch operations including; Update Expired, Delete Expired, Delete All, Cancel Active Downloads, Reset Selection and Select All. 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 48: Chart Updates

    Garmin Pilot makes it easy to ensure that charts are always up-to-date by taking advantage of the notification area of your Android device. When Garmin Pilot is started it automatically checks for charts updates.

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    3) From the Chart Selection Screen tap the expired chart(s), shown in red. 4) Tap to download the selected chart(s). The download will begin immediately as shown in the Download Queue. Or: Tap > Update Expired > , to update any expired charts. 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    Overview Blank Page Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 51: Plan, Active Flight Plan

    Pilots can check weather radar, visible and infrared cloud imagery, METARs, TAFs, AIRMETs, SIGMETs, PIREPs, NOTAMs, winds and temperatures aloft, TFRs and lightning data. With Garmin Pilot, weather data can be overlaid on VFR Sectionals, IFR low altitude en route charts, IFR high altitude en route charts, WAC, or a simple map showing major roads and borders to visualize the weather for your route.

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    4) Select the desired waypoint from the list, or create a User Waypoint. 5) Repeat steps 2-4 to add additional waypoints. 6) Tap to save or to cancel. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 53: Actions Menu

    Opens submenu of available Airways. Once an Load Airway Airway is selected the Select Exit submenu displays a list of available exit waypoints that can be ordered by distance or alphabetically. 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    Adding a STAR to an Active Flight Plan: 1) From any page tap > 2) Tap the destination in the Flight Plan List to open the Actions Menu. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    Bookmarking an Active Flight Plan: 1) From any page tap > > 2) Tap ' Bookmark current route' to bookmark the Active Flight Plan. The Active Flight Plan and all associated waypoints are saved. 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    NOTE: Flight Plans deleted from the Bookmarked FPLs list will also be deleted from other devices when the next sync is performed. Reversing the Active Flight Plan: 1) From any page tap > 2) Tap to reverse the Active Flight Plan. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    Plan Route Field Clear Route Field Bookmark Button Reverse Flight Plan Selected Waypoint Actions Expanded Menu Airway Active Flight Plan Form 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 58: Airport Information

    Downloads Page. Finding airport information is easy with Garmin Pilot. The Home Button located at the top of the map page contains the Airport Info icon. Tapping the icon will present the Airport Information page with the last-found airport shown.

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    Fuel Prices services, and credit cards accepted. Fuel Prices are provided by AirNav. Airport Information Tabs Airport Identifier Nearby Current Button Weather Airport Diagram Thumbnail SafeTaxi NOTAMs Button Button Airport Info Page 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    Or: Select a state from the list and tap the desired airport from the alphabetical list. Or: Select an airport from the Airports on Route list. 4) Select an airport from the Search Results list. Airport Info Page Menu Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    Airports by State or Search Results Airport Name Airport Code Airport City, State AOPA Airport Browser Viewing NOTAMs: 1) From any page tap > 2) Tap to view the NOTAMs window. 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    Chart Binder or add to an existing binder. 5) Tap and enter a Binder Name or select from the list of available binders. 6) Tap for each additional chart to add to a binder. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 63: Trip Planning, Planning A Trip

    Once all mandatory fields have been completed, Garmin Pilot creates a trip summary, and navlog. Since Garmin Pilot is connected to a DUAT account, flight plans can be filed, canceled or closed with Garmin Pilot.

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    2) Tap the ETD field and enter the desired time. Entering Altitude: 1) From any page tap > 2) Tap the Altitude field and select the desired altitude. Available altitudes are based on rules (i.e., VFR or IFR) selected. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    NAVLOG Garmin Pilot generates a navigation log using the Active Flight Plan waypoints, user- provided Trip Plan information, user-provided aircraft performance data, and DUAT -sourced weather data. The navlog provides navigation information for each leg of the Active Flight Plan.

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    2) Tap a column header to cycle units or long-press a column header to change the column group. File Actions Flight Details Plan Rules Flight Summary NavLog Column Header Trip Planning Page Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 67: Weather Data, Weather Widgets

    Sliding a finger left or right over the widgets will bring more widgets or the ‘Add Widget’ tool into view. The source, product age and relative location will be displayed at the bottom of each widget. 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    2) If the push-pin does not correspond to the desired location, tap the location indicator at the top right corner of the widget to search for nearby locations. 3) Select the desired location from the ‘Nearby’ menu. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    Plan Push Push Pin Color and Widget Location Correspond Widget Widget Location Type Tap to Tap to Change Change Widget Widget Location Type Weather Product Source, Age and Relative Location Widgets 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 70: Radar

    • Sun strobes (when the radar antenna points directly at the sun) • Military aircraft deploy metallic dust (chaff) which can cause alterations in radar scans • Interference from buildings or mountains, which may cause shadows Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    'Radar' from the Layer Select menu. 3) Tap to animate the radar loop. Each frame of the radar loop is time stamped. The time stamp is just right of the play button. 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 72: Infrared Satellite (ir Sat), Weather Overlay

    20 kts. Colored icons are also used to show dew point spread where the spreads of five degrees or greater are green, spreads of three or four degrees are yellow and spreads of two degrees or less are red. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    29.84 or 001 = 30.01) Reported ceiling in hundreds of feet or 'Unl' Cloud Ceiling if there is not a could layer that constitutes a ceiling. Overcast Broken Scattered Cloud Cover Clear 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    LIFR ceiling with MVFR visibility LIFR ceiling with IFR visibility IFR ceiling with LIFR visibility LIFR Missing weather information. A split dot with brown indicates partial missing data. Observation Observation Age in minutes Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    'V'. Wind Gust Reported wind gusts (kts). Wind Speed Reported steady wind speed (kts). Dynamic black shaded box that displays two Conditions letter weather condition codes and qualifiers. Weather Icons 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 76: Airmets, Sigmets

    'AIRMET/SIGMET' from the Layer Select menu. 3) Tap and select the desired type of AIRMET/SIGMET (i.e., Convective, Icing, IFR/MTN, or Turbulence) to display. 4) Tap within the shaded area for AIRMET/SIGMET details. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 77: Temporary Flight Restrictions (tfrs)

    Red (dignitary visits). Viewing Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFR): 1) From any page tap > 2) Tap and select 'TFR' from the Layer Select menu. 3) Tap within the outlined area for TFR details. 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 78: Pireps

    PIREPs are issued as either Routine (UA) or Urgent (UUA). Viewing PIREPs: 1) From any page tap > 2) Tap and select 'PIREPs' from the Layer Select menu. 3) Tap the PIREP icon for details. PIREP Layer Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    Few Clouds Scattered Clouds Conditions Broken Clouds Overcast Turbulence Negligible or Smooth Light Turbulence Light to Moderate Turbulence Turbulence Moderate Turbulence Moderate to Severe Turbulence Severe Turbulence Extreme Turbulence PIREP Icons 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 80: Lightning, Winds Aloft

    Viewing Winds Aloft Information: 1) From any page tap > 2) Tap and select 'Winds Aloft' from the Map Overlay menu. 3) Drag the horizontal slider to the right to view forecast winds aloft. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 81: Metars And Tafs

    METAR and TAF data are displayed as raw and/or decoded text (METAR only). Viewing METAR and TAF Information: 1) From any page tap > 2) Select the Weather Tab to view METAR, TAF, and Winds Aloft for the selected airport. 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    Plan Blank Page Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 83: File, Preparing To File, Trip Planning

    Pre-loaded forms makes it quick to save and reuse data for frequently flown routes. And when the flight plan is ready, Garmin Pilot make it simple to file, cancel or close the flight plan via DTC DUAT or CSC DUATS.

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    Any changes made will be applied to the filed flight plan. Entering ETD: 1) From any page tap > 2) Tap the ETD field and enter the desired time. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 85: File Flight Plan

    Filing: 1) From any page tap > 2) Tap File This Plan. Or: Tap > File This Plan. 3) Complete the form and tap file in the upper right corner. 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    Cancel Plan in the upper right corner. A notification window will appear providing flight plan cancelation confirmation. Closing a Filed Flight Plan: 1) From any page tap > 2) Tap Close This Plan. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    3) Confirm the information is correct (Aircraft, ETD and route must match). Tap Close in the upper right corner. A notification window will appear providing flight plan close confirmation. File Flight Plan Form 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    File Blank Page Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    Garmin Pilot provides full en-route navigation capabilities on its moving map. The ability to view navigation data such as ETE, ETA, crosstrack error, and distance information. Long press any location on the map and the Radial Menu provides quick and easy access to navigation information, including airports, navaids, and METARs.

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    Selects full screen map or partial map with Split-Screen Widgets, Panel, Charts, and SafeTaxi. Toggles map orientation from north up to track up. The Icon is blue when track up is Orientation active. Map Pane Controls Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    Track Up Map Orientation 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    • Track • Distance (Next) • Vertical Speed • ETA (Dest) • Wx-Wind • ETA (Next) • Wx-Visibility • ETE (Dest) • Wx-Altimeter • ETE (Next) • Wx-Ceiling • Ground Speed Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    VFR Sectional scale and detail. Continuing to zoom in over an area that has a TAC chart, Garmin Pilot will continue to zoom in to TAC scale, or the highest level of detail available for that area. When zooming out, the map scale will return to the selected level.

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    Map Pane showing TAC Detail and Scale Map Pane showing Sectional Detail and Scale IntelliZoom Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    3) Once the Radial Menu appears, touch and drag the Radial Menu to reposition over a new area. Radial Menu Symbol Description Navigate Direct-to Create User Waypoint Weather Observation Condition Graphically Edit Route Towered, Serviced Airport Towered, Private Airport 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    Private Soft Surface, Serviced Airport Heliport Solid Surface Airport, No Services VOR/DME VORTAC NDB/DME Radial Menu Symbols Direct- Airport Info Create User Navaid Waypoint Info Graphically Weather Edit Route Info Radial Menu Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    Navigation Database features from the list. (i.e., Waypoints, Flight Plan, Or: Choose a waypoint from one of the other tabs or Nearest). 5) Tap to begin navigation. 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    'Graphical Flight Plan Edit Mode' blue banner appears just below the Control Bar. 4) Long press on a SID/STAR flight plan leg or waypoint. The 'Change SID/ STAR' dialog box appears. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    The first waypoint after the SID becomes the departure point. 6) Tap to undo the most recent action. 7) Tap to save or to cancel and exit Graphical Flight Plan Editing Mode. 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    Graphical Flight Plan Editing Mode Save or Cancel Rubber Band Nearby Locations Start New Flight Plan Undo Button Graphical Flight Plan Editing Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 101: Split-screen

    The Panel is only available in split-screen and may be configured to show navigation parameters and virtual insturment gauges in one of four selectable views. Panel configuration selection button/indicators are located at the bottom right of the panel. 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    ETA (Next) next waypoint, based upon current speed and track. The estimated time it takes to reach the destination ETE (Dest) waypoint from the present position, based upon current ground speed. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    The visibility at the nearest METAR reporting station Wx-Altimeter The altimeter setting at the nearest METAR reporting station. Wx-Ceiling The ceiling at the nearest METAR reporting station Navigation Data Field Options Classic Panel (Portrait) 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    GPS- derived Geometric Ground Altitude Speed (MSL) Tap to set the speed Scale Distance Next/ Destination GPS- derived Classic Panel (Landscape) HSI + Navdata (Portrait) Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    Virtual Scale Navigation Data Fields Panel Select Button/ Indicators HSI + Navdata (Landscape) HSI + Condensed Navdata (Portrait) 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    Virtual Scale Navigation Data Fields Panel Select Button/ Indicators HSI + Condensed Navdata (Landscape) Navdata (Portrait) Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    Navdata (Landscape) 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    Squitter (1090 ES) receivers. It is designed to receive, process, and output traffic (ADS-B air-to-air, and TIS-B traffic information), and weather (Flight Information Service-Broadcast (FIS-B)) information to Garmin Pilot through Bluetooth. ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast) is a surveillance technology deployed across the United States as the cornerstone of the FAA’s Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen).

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    Currently, rule-compliant ADS-B Out capability in the United States requires a TSO’ed SBAS-enabled GPS, such as a Garmin GPS 400W or similar, and one of two possible data links: 1090 ES transponder or a 978 MHz UAT. Either data link system is capable of transmitting the aircraft’s position, velocity, identification, and other...

  • Page 110: System Status

    GPS and 1090 ES transponder, a GBT may not identify it as an ADS-B participating aircraft. The squitter of some 1090 ES transponders, including the Garmin GTX 23ES, must be configured to communicate that the aircraft has 978 MHz receive capability in order to be identified as an ADS-B participating aircraft.

  • Page 111: Traffic Description

    6 nautical miles and +/- 1,200’. Directional airborne Proximity Advisory (PA) with track vector. Points in the direction of the aircraft track. Proximity Advisories are issued for any traffic within 6 nautical miles and +/- 1,200’. 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    Refer to the following table for details. Altitude Look Ahead Vertical Horizontal (Geodetic) Time (sec.) Separation (ft.) Separation (nm.) Below 5,000 +/-850 5,000-10,000 +/-850 10,000-20,000 +/-850 20,000-42,000 +/-850 1.10 Above 42,000 +/-1,200 1.10 Traffic Advisories Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    2700 feet below the aircraft. Typically used during enroute phase of flight. • Below: Displays non-threat and proximity traffic from 2700 feet above the aircraft to 9000 feet below the aircraft. Typically used during descent phase of flight. 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

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    Selected Altitude Traffic Filter Info Vector Settings Selected Traffic Traffic Range Ring Range Ring Selection Traffic Buttons Status Traffic Page Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    When a flight ID or call sign is received, it will appear below the corresponding traffic symbol when enabled. Traffic ground track is indicated on Garmin Pilot by the Motion Vector, a short line, extending in the direction of target movement or relative movement.

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    2) Tap the Vector Duration field in the upper left corner of the Traffic Page and select 15, 30, 60 or 120 seconds. Altitude Filter Vector Settings TargetTrend Vector showing you are overtaking the traffic Range Ring Selection Traffic Buttons Status TargetTrend™ Vectors Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 117: Data Link Weather (fis-b)

    Information contained with in data link weather products may not accurately depict current weather conditions. The GDL 39 can also receive and, when connected Garmin Pilot, display Flight Information Service-Broadcast (FIS-B). FIS-B is a subscription-free weather service that is broadcast by Ground Based Transceivers (GBTs) over the 978 MHz UAT frequency band as part of the FAA’s Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen).

  • Page 118: Fis-b Weather Products

    The age of the product is based on the time difference between when the data was assembled on the ground and the current GPS time. Garmin Pilot combines the CONUS and Regional Radar into one map overlay, the time shown is for the Regional Radar product only.

  • Page 119

    • Radar coverage in Canada is only available in the southern 1/4 of the country. 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 120

    (red), dust storms, and sandstorms that lower visibility to less than three statute miles. A Convective SIGMET is issued for thunderstorms, isolated severe thunderstorms, embedded thunderstorms, hail at the surface, and tornadoes. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 121

    'AIRMET/SIGMET' from the Layer Select menu. 3) Tap and select the desired type of AIRMET/SIGMET (i.e., Convective, Icing, IFR/MTN, or Turbulence) to display. 4) Tap within the shaded area for AIRMET/SIGMET details. AIRMET/SIGMET Layer 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 122

    Viewing Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFR): 1) From any page tap > 2) Tap and select 'TFR' from the Layer Select menu. 3) Tap within the outlined area for TFR details. TFR Layer Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

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    PIREPs are issued as either Routine (UA) or Urgent (UUA). Viewing PIREPs: 1) From any page tap > 2) Tap and select 'PIREPs' from the Layer Select menu. 3) Tap the PIREP icon for details. PIREP Layer 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 124

    Few Clouds Scattered Clouds Conditions Broken Clouds Overcast Turbulence Negligible or Smooth Light Turbulence Light to Moderate Turbulence Turbulence Moderate Turbulence Moderate to Severe Turbulence Severe Turbulence Extreme Turbulence PIREP Icons Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 125

    4) Drag the slider up to the desired altitude. Altitudes are displayed in 3,000- foot increments up to 39,000 feet MSL. Or: Tap any wind barb to view a winds aloft table. Tap the time to view current/forecasted winds aloft. 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 126

    3) Drag the Widgets from right to left and tap the plus button to add a widget. 4) Select a widget from the ‘Select Widget Type’ menu. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 127

    Or: Select a state from the list and tap the desired airport from the alphabetical list. Or: Select an airport from the Airports on Route list. 4) Select an airport from the Search Results list. 5) Tap to view the NOTAMs window. 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 128: Charts

    • Airport Information Charts including: Airport Diagrams, Alternate Minimums, Take- off Minimums, LAHSO, and Hot Spots Garmin Pilot makes it easy to organize all of the terminal procedures for the route of flight by creating a Binder for the departure and destination airports. Additional binders can also be created and customized by adding individual charts for any airport.

  • Page 129

    Chart Binder or add to an existing binder. 4) Tap and enter a Binder Name or select from the list of available binders. 5) Tap for each additional chart to add to a binder. 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 130

    Destination Binder Departure Binder Tap for New Binder Green Banner for Departures Orange Banner for Approaches Magenta Banner for Arrivals Blue Banner for Airport Diagrams, Minimums, Hot Spots, and LAHSO Charts Binders Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 131

    Chart Binder or add to an existing binder. 5) Tap and enter a Binder Name or select from the list of available binders. 6) Tap for each additional chart to add to a binder. 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 132

    1) From any page, tap > 2) Tap > Edit. 3) Tap for the associated chart to delete the chart. 4) Tap the blue Edit Mode bar when finished to exit. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 133: Geo-referenced Flitecharts, Subscriptions

    Subscriptions SUBSCRIPTIONS Garmin Pilot offers the ability to purchase two additional subscriptions. First Geo- referenced FliteCharts show aircraft position on over 11,000 approach plates. Second, Garmin's SafeTaxi shows runways, taxiways, FBOs and hangers, geo-referenced with your current location. GEO-REFERENCED FLITECHARTS If a FliteCharts subscription has been purchased, ensure that Garmin Pilot, log-in information has been entered in the subscriptions tab of the Settings Page.

  • Page 134: Safetaxi

    Viewing SafeTaxi (Subscription Required): 1) From any page tap > 2) Tap to view the SafeTaxi airport diagram. 3) Tap the system back button to return Airport Info Page. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 135

    Subscriptions Spot Building Taxiway Label Present Location Runway Number SafeTaxi 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 136: Baron Mobile Link

    An active connection to the Baron Mobile Link WiFi hotspot is required for this feature. Garmin Pilot will first attempt to communicate with the Mobile Link. If the Mobile Link is not accessible, the Android WiFi connection settings screen will be shown.

  • Page 137

    Radar from the Layer Select menu. 3) Tap to animate the radar loop. Each frame of the radar loop is time stamped. The time stamp is just right of the play button. 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 138

    Subscriptions Baron MobileLink™ Layers Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 139

    1) From any page tap > 2) Tap select 'Weather' from the Layer Select menu. 3) Tap any of the displayed Weather Icons to view the Raw and translated METAR information. Baron Weather Layer 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 140

    3) Drag the Widgets from right to left and tap the plus button to add a widget. 4) Select a widget from the ‘Select Widget Type’ menu. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 141: Appendix A: License Agreement And Warranty, Contact Garmin, End-user License Agreement

    APPENDIX A: LICENSE AGREEMENT AND WARRANTY CONTACT GARMIN Contact Garmin if you have any questions while using Garmin Pilot. In the USA contact Garmin Product Support by phone: (866) 739-5687, Monday–Friday, 8 AM–5 PM Central Time, by email aviation.support@garmin.com or visti www.garmin.com/support.

  • Page 142

    Advertisements. If the Application is partially or fully supported by advertisements you will receive advertisements on your mobile device when you use the Application. Garmin might also share on an anonymous basis the location of your mobile device with the third party supplier of advertisements so that the supplier can provide you with advertisements that are relevant to the location of your device.

  • Page 143

    Indemnity. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Garmin and its affiliates free and harmless from and against any liability, loss, injury (including injuries resulting in death), demand, action, cost, expense, or claim of any kind or character, including but not limited to attorney’s fees, arising out of or in connection with any...

  • Page 144: Aopa Airport Directory Notice, Weather Data Warranty

    You assume the entire risk related to your use of the Services. SiriusXM and Garmin assume no responsibility for accidents resulting from or associated with use of the Services. Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 145

    This information is provided “as is” and SiriusXM and Garmin disclaim any and all warranties, express and implied, with respect thereto or the transmission or reception thereof. SiriusXM and Garmin further do not warrant the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of the traffic and weather information disclosed on the Radio Service.

  • Page 146

    Appendix A Blank Page Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 147: Index

    CSC 20 Hot Spots 118 Data Transformation Corp 20 Dewpoint 58 IFR 56 Dewpoint Spread 58 Instrument approach procedures 46, Direct Magnetic Course 49 Distance (Dest) 86 Distance (Next) 86 Index-1 190-01532-00 Rev. A Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide...

  • Page 148

    Rotation lock 3 Wind Gust 59 Rubber-band 36 Wind Speed 59 Runways 42 Wind Speed and Direction 49 WX-Altimeter 87 Wx Conditions 59 Services 42 WX-Visibility 87 SID 37 WX-Wind 87 Index-2 Garmin Pilot for Android User’s Guide 190-01532-00 Rev. A...

  • Page 150

    Hounsdown Business Park Southampton, SO40 9RB, U.K. Toll free (within U.K.) 0808.2380000 p: 44/0870.8501241 f: 44/0870.8501251 Garmin Corporation No. 68, Jangshu 2nd Road Shijr, Taipei County, Taiwan p: 886/2.2642.9199 f: 886/2.2642.9099 www.garmin.com 190-01532-00 Rev. A © 2012 Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries...

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