The factory new Beechcraft Baron G58, along with Textron Aviation’s entire piston line, will now equipped with next generation Garmin G1000 NXi integrated flight deck. The avionics system has received FAA certification for Textron Aviation piston aircraft and the company said “deliveries are expected to commence soon.”
The G1000 NXi platform features faster processing times, improved graphics rendering and enhanced readability with LED back-lighting. Other improvements include map overlay on the HSI, improved FMS capabilities to include visual approaches, standard ADS-B in and out, the ability to view VFR and IFR charts on the moving map, animated Sirius XM weather depiction. Optional enhancements offer wireless database updates and flight plan uploads with Flight Stream and enhanced runway situational awareness that can help pilots avoid runway incursions with SurfaceWatch.