June 2007 Issue
Garmin WAAS products are exciting, but their pricing and restrictive install rules are not! I was quoted $12,000 to install a WAAS GPS in my aircraft, plus another $1000 to make the Shadin fuel computer work with the 400W. Please publish reviews of the Garmin WAAS products and also tell us if anyone else—Honeywell, for example—will offer competitive products. For now, I’m going to use my NMS 2001 and my GPSmap396 as usual and go 30 miles extra to the nearest ILS with ALS and a 150-foot wide runway when the weather is down.
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