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Garmin aera 796 Aviation GPS (Americas)


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NOTE: This does NOT include the SiriusXM Antenna. To get SiriusXM Weather and/or Radio you will also need the GXM 42 Antenna.

Garmin’s new flagship portable aviation product, the Garmin aera 796 GPS incorporates the popular features of the GPSMAP 696, while also adding new capabilities such as a touchscreen user interface, pilot-selectable screen orientation and 3D Vision. The Garmin aera 796 also takes the pilot one step closer to a paperless cockpit with a digital document viewer, scratch pad and pre-loaded geo-referenced AeroNav IFR and VFR enroute charts.

The Garmin 796 has a high-resolution, 7-inch capacitive touchscreen display that can be viewed in portrait or landscape mode. The physical design has been optimized to fit on the yoke and is sized perfectly as a knee-mounted device. There are four touch keys on the bezel of the unit representing “Back”, “Menu”, “Direct-To” and “Nearest” for quick navigation to frequently used functions, and because the Garmin 796 is customizable, the user can also pick favorite features or pages to anchor as icons along the bottom of the screen for even faster access.

The display has large, finger-touchable icons with intuitive pictures and labels to indicate their function such as: map, terrain, 3D Vision, WPT info, FPL list, active FPL, numbers, doc viewer, charts, weather, SiriusXM and tools. Pilots can choose any of these functions by simply touching the appropriate icon. The touchscreen interface also allows the pilot to quickly pan across the map and pinch zoom.

Enhanced situational awareness with 3D Vision
The Garmin 796 features 3D Vision, a unique 3D view of database-generated terrain. 3D Vision uses GPS position and the terrain-alerting database to recreate a behind-the-aircraft perspective view of the topographic landscape. The resulting virtual reality display offers pilots a supplemental 3D depiction of land and water features including terrain, obstacles, runways and airport signposts all shown in relative proximity to the aircraft. With the flick of a finger, the 3D view can be rotated around the aircraft to easily view the surrounding terrain. Using forward-looking terrain avoidance capability, the Garmin 796 predicts in advance where potential hazards may exist and colorizes the landscape showing amber or red overlays on those areas. Any towers or obstacles that may encroach upon the flight path are color-highlighted and clearly displayed with height-appropriate symbology.

The path to a paperless cockpit
Because of the comprehensive offering of electronic charts, the Garmin 796 may be qualified for use as either a Class I or Class II Electronic Flight Bag (EFB). Geo-referenced IFR Enroute charts and VFR Sectional charts come pre-loaded, and the Garmin 796 also includes geo-referenced Garmin FliteCharts, an electronic version of the AeroNav U.S. Terminal Procedures Publication. With FliteCharts, pilots can quickly find and view all departure procedures (DP), standard terminal arrival routes (STARs), approach charts and airport diagrams. For pilots who prefer Jeppesen charts and diagrams, Garmin also offers a ChartView enablement option. Garmin ChartView utilizes Jeppesen’s extensive library to provide global charting capabilities.

Other new features include a built-in digital document viewer that enables the pilot to load and view PDF documents, JPEG photos, and many other electronically formatted materials including checklists and detailed performance/procedural data from the aircraft flight manual. There is also a convenient scratch pad for writing down clearances or other important notes.

Added support for helicopter missions
The addition of optional City Navigator data on the aera 796 allows the user to search and locate any desired surface address for use as a flight plan waypoint or for direct-to navigation. This makes it even easier for helicopter and fixed-wing operators to respond to critical missions around streets and highways, survey land or perform search and rescue operations.

Instrument back up, weather, traffic and more
Garmin’s patented Panel Page on the Garmin 796 offers a backup solution to the instrument panel with its exclusive display of GPS-derived panel information, including track indication, GPS altitude, groundspeed, vertical speed and turn indication. Plus, the internal GPS provides position updates five times per second (5 Hz), allowing it to present flight data more smoothly and accurately.

Like many other Garmin portable devices, the aera 796 also includes a GXM™ 40 receiver for XM WX Satellite Weather and SiriusXM Radio. XM WX Satellite Weather gives next generation radar (NEXRAD), aviation routine weather reports (METARs), terminal aerodrome forecasts (TAFs), temporary flight restrictions (TFRs), lightning, winds aloft, turbulence forecasts, PIREPs, icing forecast and several other important weather products. The weather data may be laid directly over the unit’s navigation and topographic map databases. And because the GXM 40 is powered through the aera 796, the set up is simple, and satellite weather and radio can continue to operate for up to four hours without external power. XM WX subscription data and coverage area information is available from XM WX Satellite Weather.

The Garmin 796 will also display traffic if coupled to a compatible traffic source like the GTX 330, showing TIS (traffic information service) where available. Garmin has increased the interface capability through the addition of a second serial port to allow even more connectivity simultaneously. With two serial ports, the pilot can display traffic information, send frequencies to a Garmin SL30 or SL40 radio, send position information and more to other select aircraft devices.

Taxiing at unfamiliar airports is made easier thanks to SafeTaxi®, which includes geo-referenced diagrams of over 1,000 U.S. airports that identify runways, taxiways and hangars, as well as the aircraft’s exact location on the field. The aera 796 also has AOPA Airport Directory data, an electronic version of AOPA’s popular U.S. pilot guide, which includes information for over 5,300 public-use airports and nearly 7,000 FBOs. Optionally, pilots can purchase the AC-U-KWIK airport directory database, which features worldwide airport information for more than 7,800 airports globally, and contains hard-to-find information for pre-flight planning in North America, Europe, Asia, Central America, the Caribbean, South America, Africa and Australia.

North American customers that do not require XM WX Satellite Weather and SiriusXM Radio, may be interested in the Garmin 795 that has identical features to the Garmin 796 except that it is not XM capable. Garmin also offers Garmin aera 795 Atlantic and Garmin aera 795 Pacific versions for customers in Europe and in Asia/Australia, respectively.

Size: 5.1"W x 8.0"H x 1.5"D (13.0 x 20.3 x 3.8 cm)
Display Size: 3.6"W x 6.0"H (9.1 x 15.2 cm); 7.0" diag (17.78 cm)
Weight: 26.4 ounces (748 g) with battery pack; 18.3 ounces (519 g) without battery pack; 12.7 ounces (361 g) RAM mount
Battery Life: up to 3 hours with full backlight and GXM 40 connected (8 hours with 50% backlighting and XM connected)

What's Included?

  • Garmin aera 796
  • Yoke mount
  • DC cigarette adapter 12/24 volt cradle
  • Home A/C cradle dock
  • GA 25 remote antenna with suction cup mount
  • USB cable
  • Carrying case
  • Touchscreen cleaning cloth
  • Quick reference guide
  • Complimentary single database update
  • Pilot's Guide e-version (viewable on the document viewer)

NOTE: This does NOT include the SiriusXM Antenna. To get SiriusXM Weather and/or Radio you will also need the GXM 42 Antenna.

 

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Customer Reviews For Garmin aera 796 Aviation GPS (Americas):
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Thursday, February 12, 2015
Amazing device
by Jimmie from Cedar Park TX USA 

Pros: Very intuitive and easy to operate.
Cons: Gets to hot.
Review: I would rate at 5 stars except that I'm a bit concerned about the heat generated by the unit. Most of my flying is in Texas and in the heat of the summer I worry about it overheating. Otherwise I love this GPS.
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015
by Jimmie from Cedar Park, TX 
Review: Garmin hit a home run with the 796. Due to the intuitive design, a 5 minute review of the operating instructions and I was ready to start using it in the airplane. Brilliant screen display. Even inside my house with just the internal antenna the 796 came up within 30 seconds and ready to navigate. Comes with mounting hardware for most any application.
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Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Amazing tool for safe flying
by Anthony from Las Cruces NM USA 

Pros: All the information you could ever want at your finger tips to help you stay ahead of the environment.
Cons: There is no downside. Zero.
Review: I have 3 of these antennas on Garmin units. I started with the 496 models and upgraded to the 796. If you're going to fly in any kind of environment you've got to have on board XM weather for situational awareness and to support good decision making.
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