Garmin introduces the GDL 50 – a portable ADS-B device
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. has announced the GDL 50, a portable device capable of receiving Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) traffic and weather, GPS and aircraft attitude information for display on select portables and mobile devices. A remote-mount version of the GDL 50, the GDL 50R, is also available.
Exclusive features such as TargetTrend™ and TerminalTraffic™ further enhance the ADS-B traffic picture and are unique to Garmin products. Wireless and hardwired compatibility of the GDL 50/50R includes the G3X™ Touch glass flight display, the aera® 660 and aera 795/796 aviation portables, as well as wireless connectivity with the Garmin Pilot™ app on Apple and Android mobile devices.
“The GDL series is yet another example of how we’re committed to delivering a variety of ADS-B and SiriusXM solutions that provide unique benefits and capabilities beyond what is available on the market today,” said Carl Wolf, Garmin vice president of aviation sales and marketing. “With the GDL series, we’re excited to bring modern, all-inclusive portable solutions that have superior battery life and exceptional features so pilots can easily access the benefits of ADS-B traffic and weather.”