Thursday, October 26, 2006

Garmin GPSMAP 496 Moving Map Features Defined

Basemap: Built-in routable basemap (North America and South America) shows roads, services, metro areas and surface features

Database:Built-in Jeppesen® database with terrain and obstacle data bases. Includes worldwide airports and VOR’s, plus Americas, or Atlantic International, or Pacific International NDB’s, intersections, special use and controlled airspace, runway data, plus airport, FSS, and ARTCC frequencies. GPSMAP 496 adds locations for private airports and heliports (U.S. only). Also, Garmin SafeTaxi™ data supports detailed airport and taxiway diagrams at over 650 U.S. airports. For European users, VFR Reporting Point data is available for reference on the moving map.

Approach waypoints: Jeppesen® data also includes final approach sequence waypoints for all published approaches.

AOPA’s Airport Directory: Included AOPA directory contains detailed information on over 5,300 U.S. airports, along with airports of entry for Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. Includes names and telephone numbers of aircraft services, fuel outlets, transportation, and more.

Car navigation: Internal storage comes preloaded with MapSource® City Navigator® NT for North America or Europe. Provides street-level detail and addresses, plus listings of nearby restaurants, hotels, ATMs, etc.

Custom POIs: Supports user-created custom points-of-interest (POI) data, using Garmin’s free POI Loader software.

Uploadable maps: Accepts optional Garmin data cards for detailed maps.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Software version 2.7 is out...

12:54 PM  

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