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Old 03-20-2014, 04:27 PM
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VOR/ILS? Aren't those being phased out in 2020? Kidding. :-)
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Old 03-20-2014, 05:56 PM
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Cub Crafters may be spoiling the surprise on Facebook!

This should be good

https://www.facebook.com/cubcrafters...type=1&theater
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Old 03-20-2014, 06:10 PM
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Interesting... large screen and touch capable! I just hope they're doing what Dynon announced and keeping the buttons & knobs too. They must be.
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Old 03-20-2014, 06:14 PM
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Well, a big screen would sure a kick in the crotch for all of those arguing that the skinny little portrait format screens were "superior"... Didn't we just have THAT conversation about a year ago?

At any rate, choices are good.
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Old 03-20-2014, 06:21 PM
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I just hope the screen isn't too big.
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Should be able to work out the dimensions using the Com and Autopilot Control panel as scale.
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In light of Dynon's major (free) upgrade, the Garmin announcement had better be big, or I might think they are trying to rain on Dynon's parade. Seems a little curious that Garmin would make their "announcement" the same day Dynon comes out with all their new upgrades. If left to me, I would have let Dynon have their "day in the sun" without posting about upcoming improvements. Regardless, I'll be watching...and as I said...it had better be big.
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Old 03-21-2014, 03:54 AM
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I played with the numbers a bit, using the GMC 305 as a 6 1/4" ruler. If the area in the panel is accurate, the new unit would be about 11" x 8", including the bezel area.

Dual G3X's side by side are 12" x 7.83". So the new display may be slightly narrower and slightly taller that dual G3X's.

Who knows if any of this has an ounce of fact in it. :-)
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I bet they're coming out with a six pack with all-steam gauges....
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In light of Dynon's major (free) upgrade, the Garmin announcement had better be big, or I might think they are trying to rain on Dynon's parade. Seems a little curious that Garmin would make their "announcement" the same day Dynon comes out with all their new upgrades. If left to me, I would have let Dynon have their "day in the sun" without posting about upcoming improvements. Regardless, I'll be watching...and as I said...it had better be big.
Healthy competition is good for us....

If I am not mistaken, all of the current experimental avionics manufacturers give their software improvements away for free. While the cost to develop that software is very high, they realize it is the price to pay for participating in this market.
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