April 2011 Issue

First Word: April 2011

Remember that classic line from 2001: A Space Odyssey? Thatís the first thing I thought of when one of Garminís engineers was demonstrating the voice recognition function in the new GMA35/GTN series weíre covering in this issue. I could imagine myself getting into an argument with my semi-intelligent audio panel: "Listen, you pile of transitorized crap, I said switch to comm 1! And my nameís not Dave!"

To continue reading this entire article you must be a paid subscriber.

Subscribe to Aviation Consumer

Aviation Consumer is the independent online source for impartial and uncompromising evaluations of aircraft, avionics, accessories, equipment and more.

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.

Subscriber Log In

Forgot your password? Click Here.