Banyan completes Garmin STC on Pilatus PC-12


new Garmin 600 glass cockpit in a Pilatus PC-12

Banyan Air Services based at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport completes a Garmin Avionics supplemental type certificate on a Pilatus PC-12.
new Garmin 600 glass cockpit in a Pilatus PC-12

New Garmin 600 glass cockpit in a Pilatus PC-12.

Banyan Air Service has completed the installation of a Dual Garmin 600 Glass cockpit upgrade on a Pilatus PC-12. The completion project also included other Garmin equipment and the installations were performed utilising both Garmin and Pilatus STCs.

Paul Rose, Banyan’s vice president of technical sales, says: “By incorporating synthetic vision (SVT), radar display on the MFD, TAWS-B, and angle of attack display – Banyan has provided this operator with a fresh, new, and modern look for the aircraft.”

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The new upgrades includes touch technology, this should give the crew more efficiency and more safety in the cockpit.

Banyan also added dual fully “ADS-B out” compliant GTX-330(ES) transponders. This Pilatus is now equipped to meet the challenging demands of ADS-B and other future mandates.

“When the customer requested options for a modern and more technologically advanced cockpit, both Banyan and Garmin delivered,” adds Rose.

Banyan Air Service in Fort Lauderdale is an authorised Pilatus service centre and an authorised Garmin sales and service centre.