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Garmin extends navigation database to cover South America
A whole variety of installed and portable Garmin products can now be used with a new South American database, which can include airport data and charts.

Garmin has added new navigation database information for South America to its product line. It is available in the expanded Americas OnePak, which offers coverage in North, Central and South America and provides database updates across all Garmin avionics and a portable in a single aircraft.

New to South America, the Garmin Navigation Database provides a path to incorporate the latest database information within select Garmin avionics. Data such as instrument procedures, frequencies and airport data are included.

Pilots operating across the Americas are being offered savings with OnePak annual database subscriptions, which combine the Garmin Navigation Database and many other Garmin databases (where available) to provide additional data options.

The Americas OnePak that incorporates the new South America data includes the Garmin Navigation Database, Terrain and Basemap and can also include the Airport Directory, IFR enroute charts, VFR sectional charts, Obstacles and SafeTaxi. The purchase of a OnePak subscription also provides existing Garmin Pilot subscribers with an upgrade to Garmin Pilot IFR Premium that includes coverage in South America.

The Garmin Navigation Database and OnePaks are compatible with the following certified avionics: GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigators; GNS 430W/530W navigators; G500 TXi/G600 TXi/G700 TXi/G500H TXi flight displays; G500/G600/G500H flight displays; G1000, G1000 NXi, G2000, G3000, G5000, G1000H and G5000H integrated flight decks.

Compatibility is also available for the following experimental flight displays and portables: G3XTM, G3X Touch and G900X glass flight displays; aera 660; aera 795/796 series, aera 500 series and GPSMAP 696.

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