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Garmin ups the safety margin

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Garmin ups the safety margin
Garmin recently introduced a new stability augmentation system at the at EAA AirVenture 2010, for incorporation into its G1000 and G3000 integrated flight decks.


July 27, 2010
By J. Mac McClellan

July 27, 2010 – Yesterday at EAA AirVenture 2010, Garmin introduced a new stability augmentation system for incorporation into its G1000 and G3000 integrated flight decks to help prevent a pilot from losing control of the airplane. Garmin calls the system its electronic stability and protection system (ESP) and said the new capability will prevent the onset of stalls and spins, steep spirals and other loss-of-control conditions should the pilot become distracted, disoriented or incapacitated during flight.

“Until today, this type of stability augmentation system has only been available on fly-by-wire aircraft that cost millions of dollars,” said Gary Kelley, Garmin’s vice president of marketing. | READ MORE


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