Garmin introduces solution to ADS-B Out for general aviation
Garmin International, Inca unit of Garmin announced the GDL 82 Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast datalink, the latest addition to the most comprehensive line-up of certified ADS-B solutions available from Garmin. The GDL 82 is a small, lightweight Universal Access Transceiver with built-in GPS that uniquely integrates with the aircraft's existing transponder and transponder antenna. This new, patent-pending installation design allows for a streamlined installation. For aircraft owners looking for a turnkey solution to satisfy the requirements of ADS-B Out in the most economical manner, the GDL 82 is a straightforward path to meet regulatory requirements. The GDL 82, which includes a WAAS antenna and installation kit is expected to be certified and available in Q4 2017 for an expected street price of $1,795.