Garmin Pilot

Garmin Pilot

By Garmin DCI

  • Category: Weather
  • Release Date: 2009-12-23
  • Current Version: 9.6.2
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 221.71 MB
  • Developer: Garmin DCI
  • Compatibility: iOS 11.0+
Score: 3.5
From 1,202 Ratings


*30 Days Free Trial on initial download!* Plan. File. Fly. Log. Garmin Pilot is the most comprehensive suite of tools for the iPad designed specifically for general aviation and corporate pilots. Flight planning, charts, interactive maps, weather briefing resources and navigation capabilities; it’s all included. The app’s intuitive interface mirrors those on the newest Garmin touchscreen avionics so you can go seamlessly from preflight to inflight. Plan Garmin Pilot’s powerful capabilities start with pre-flight planning, providing pilots with the most comprehensive aviation weather information to make better-informed flight decisions. Pilots can check NEXRAD radar, visible and infrared cloud imagery, METARs, TAFs, AIRMETs, SIGMETs, PIREPs, NOTAMs, winds and temperature aloft, TFRs and lightning data. With Garmin Pilot, data can be displayed over Garmin’s interactive maps that support track-up navigation, VFR sectional or an IFR low or high en-route chart to visualize the weather for your route. Add text-based weather widgets and use the exclusive NavTrack feature to view weather along the planned route. File With Garmin Pilot, users can easily enter a flight plan and interactively edit it on the map. Pre-loaded forms make it quick to save and reuse data for frequently flown routes. And when the flight plan is ready, Garmin Pilot makes it simple to file, amend or close the flight plan via Leidos Flight Service or DUATS. Fly Garmin Pilot provides full en-route navigation capability on its moving map. Pilots can also navigate with Garmin’s patented panel, a GPS-driven instrument pack with a graphical HSI directional display and indicators for groundspeed, altitude and vertical speed. After takeoff, pilots can continue to view real-time weather in the U.S. and traffic information by wirelessly connecting to Garmin’s GDL 39 3D portable ADS-B Receiver (sold separately). Log Garmin Pilot includes a comprehensive electronic logbook that syncs with flyGarmin. The logbook automatically generates entries based upon GPS data collected during the flight, tracks currency, supports manual entries, endorsements and creates reports. Garmin Pilot U.S. Standard: - Rich, interactive maps support Track-Up navigation - Charts: VFR Sectionals, low and high IFR en-route, airport diagrams and approach procedures - Ability to view Jeppesen Terminal Charts (Jeppesen echart subscription required) - Weather Maps: Animated radar, Infrared and Visible Satellite, AIRMETs, SIGMETs, Lightning, TFRs and more! - Extensive text products: METARs, TAFs, Winds Aloft, PIREPs, AIRMETs, SIGMETs, Area Forecasts and NOTAMs - AOPA Airport Directory - Weight and Balance - Checklists - Flight plan filing via Leidos Flight Services and DUATS - Garmin patented navigation panel - Terrain and Obstacles - Smart Airspace - Fast Find predictive Waypoint Entry - Logbook - Optional VFR Premium: Synthetic Vision (SVX), Terrain and obstacle alerting, and Garmin SafeTaxi® - Optional IFR Premium: VFR Premium plus geo-referenced Garmin FliteCharts® Garmin Pilot Global Premium: - Worldwide Jeppesen NavData - Rich, interactive maps support Track-Up navigation - Radar and Satellite imagery for Western Europe, U.S., Canada and Australia - Ability to view Jeppesen Terminal Charts (Jeppesen echart subscription required) - Worldwide METARs, TAFs, AIRMETs, SIGMETs, NOTAMs and winds aloft - VFR Flight Plan Filing - Terrain and Obstacles with alerting - Synthetic Vision (SVX) - Visual Reporting Points (VRPs) in Europe - Smart Airspace - Fast Find Predictive Waypoint Entry - Logbook - Optional VFR charts from DFS, IGN and NATS - IFR enroute charts from EuroControl - Optional Garmin FliteCharts® and SafeTaxi® diagrams available on a country-by-country basis *Note: Use of GPS running in the background may decrease battery life.* *Note: One subscription to Garmin Pilot may be used on two devices.*


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Love it but...

Great app, have been using it for a while and it is an excellent tool! Having said that I live in Guatemala and there are a lot of map issues and waypoints that are in the wrong place, would love to be able to edit them and have them be in their correct place also be able to add airports that are not in the database, private runways. Aside from this love the app!! Hope you can fix the issues
By Alepm

Catching up to Foreflight

For the most part GP is easy to use and a good deal of pertinent information is presented. It is easy to read and thus far I have found it to be very reliable. One of its strongest features is the coordination between an iPad and a Garmin cockpit. I would like it to follow closer to Foreflight where it comes to departures, arrivals, and easily accessible runway heading information (not just runway 03, but 034 degrees, etc), as this information is buried and in some cases not available at all. Overall, Garmin Pilot is a very good product and I will continue to use it.
By Truly yours.

Long time garmin app user

I have been using this app since it came out. Garmin is awesome at keeping this app current. This is the app to use for flight planning and in the cockpit assistance. It is super user friendly and can be used in rough weather. I believe this is the most pilot friendly app for flight planning and actual in cockpit usability. You need to keep buying new iPads as they come out because the software is pretty heavy. It is packed with horsepower and every two to three years the processors can’t keep up. I have an iPad Pro that’s a year old and does great.
By Pginz


I have been using foreflight (5 stars) and Jepp Mobile HD, which is fantastic as a replacement for paper charts but not a full fledge navigation app. The Garmin app STINKS. While the user interface is good, i have no had the entire set of data mysteriously dissapear. Went to jump in plane this morning to fly home from last night and all of a sudden all of the nav data, charts, and maps are gone!!!!! So caution to you all as this has appaerently been happening to many others. Check that you have data before you plane on using the app. Until this is fixed, the app is useless and a peice of crap. Now the currentversion wont even open. Crash crash crash. Back to foreflight and Jepp Mobile FD Its now 3/2019 and nothing has changed. The app still crashes repeatedly. I continue to use foreflight over garmin pilot and recommend foreflight.
By Flying MD

Does not beat Foreflight!

Read the other review that this beats ForeFlight. Well...I’m not sure what rock that person came out from other, but no way. Not even close. Garmin Pilot is a great program, and I use it as my backup in case my ForeFlight goes down, and I would be perfectly comfortable using it as my first line nav program— but why would I when I have the full ForeFlight suite. I guess it just boils down to preference. ForeFlight in my opinion is the hands down winner all the way across the board.
By snowmobilejer

Poor logbook reports and more

Please, improve your logbook reports, it’s almost impossible to print the legit logbook for an interview. 2018 iPad Pro Screen support? Need to add: *TEC routes in flight planning **Apple watch support (especially notifications, since it have a Taptic Engine), ability to set individual alarms and SAVE them ***Access NOTAMS faster, maybe thru radial menu ****Ability to bookmark relevant pages in chart supplement *****Ability to print the legit logbook for checkride or interview ******KHHR is still showing awkward airspace (very dangerous for pilots not familiar with LAX!!) that penetrates the LAX bravo! *******Missing a lot of stadium TFRs, I can find them even thru SkyVector Please improve
By JPizzel DoJJ

V9.6 - nice update except for

The application is excellent and easy to use. I don’t get the integration of, very cumbersome, from what I can tell. Connext, does not work with Garmin hardware (GPS). Loading an approach on the GPS, does not get reflected into Garmin Pilot via Connext, but instead draws a single line to a single fix. still has advertising in it, even with a Garmin subscription. Looks alike a port of the webpage into the Garmin application.
By C172Pilot

Great features

I’ve been a foreflight user for years and I loved it. Moving to some Garmin avionics and figured it would be better for integration to look at pilot, I have dismissed in the past but was more motivated this time. Wow, it is so much easier to get info, the auto binders for flight plan airports are great, used to do this manually in foreflight. Also love the widgets, the scrolling is awesome. I asked foreflight for a split screen feature nothing. Garmin knocked it out of the part. I also love the radial info dial on the charts. I look forward to improved flight planning now that Garmin owns The weather briefing is the only main feature I miss in foreflight at this point.
By Woody242

App Is not Reliable in the Cockpit

The app locks up randomly on the ground and in the cockpit. I have deleted the app and reinstalled it numerous times. Once it locks up, the only option you have is to delete it and reinstall it. If it happens as you are getting into the airplane, then you won’t have the benefit of Garman pilot in the cockpit. I’ve logged out of my Jeppesen subscription and Ive logged in. I’ve done every combination possible four times. After reinstalling the app, I launch the app it works fine for a few times then when I’m about to take off, the app shuts down and locks up and I can’t open it up.Proceed with caution if you want to use this app.I sent an email to Garman middle of last week and have not heard any response. Garman support is only available Monday through Friday during business hours.
By bkre78

New IPad Pro update

Please update to take advantage of the new screen size. The new iPad Pro has been out for over two months now.
By awsome I love it


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