The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has
certified the latest update to the popular Garmin G5000 avionics
suite aboard Learjet aircraft.
The upgrade will be incorporated on new Learjet
aircraft deliveries. In a few months’ time, the new Garmin G5000
avionics suite will also be a standard feature on Bombardier’s
newest Learjet, the Learjet 75 Liberty, which is expected to enter
service in mid-2020.
A retrofit for in-service Learjet 70 and
Learjet 75 aircraft will be available in early 2020.
latest Garmin G5000 avionics suite is one of many reasons to love
Learjet,” said Peter Likoray, Senior Vice President, Worldwide
Sales and Marketing, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “With a steady
stream of acclaimed enhancements and the upcoming
entry-into-service of the new Learjet 75 Liberty, Bombardier is
making the world’s best light jet an irresistible choice for more
operators than ever before.”
The new Garmin G5000 avionics suite will bring
workload-reducing improvements, including climb, cruise and
descent vertical navigation, enhanced take-off and landing
performance calculations and much more. FANS 1/A+, which enables
access to the most efficient and favourable routes, will be
offered as an option.
Pilots will also benefit
from a vast array of wireless connectivity features, including
two-way flight plan transfers between compatible apps and
avionics, available thanks to Garmin’s Flight Stream 510 solution.
“The Learjet is an iconic symbol
that is known for its performance and efficiency, and the
ever-popular Garmin G5000 integrated flight deck further enhances
this platform with modern features such as wireless connectivity,
FANS 1/A+ and more,” said Carl Wolf, Vice President, Aviation
Sales and Marketing, Garmin. “We’re thrilled to work alongside
Bombardier to deliver a state-of-the-art avionics suite with an
advanced feature set that reduces pilot workload, improves
situational awareness and gives pilots a superior in-flight