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Avidyne’s top-of-the-line FMS/GPS Navigator, the IFD550 combines the latest touchscreen WAAS/SBAS/GPS/VHF navigation & communication with 3D SVS technology.

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Avidyne is known in aviation circles for our innovative products & it’s no secret that safety & ease of use are true hallmarks of all Avidyne products. With the new top-of-the line IFD550 FMS/GPS/NAV/COM, Avidyne combines our latest in Hybrid Touch, WAAS/SBAS/GPS/VHF navigation & communication along with stunning 3D synthetic vision technology to deliver the most powerful & capable touchscreen, panel-mounted navigator ever made.

Just like the IFD440 & IFD540, the IFD550 delivers the features & functionality that makes the IFD Series popular with many pilots. Key features such as touchscreen with knobs & buttons, Page & Tab user interface, GeoFill, automatic waypoint nomination, & easy airway flight planning.

The IFD550 boasts is a 5.7” diagonal display with full VGA & 65,535 colours. Functional when flying in ultra bright sunlight, the LED backlighting makes the IFD550 display visible in any environmental condition.

Key Features
Attitude Reference System (ARS) & Dynamic SVS
Requiring no additional boxes or wiring, the IFD550 displays a three-dimensional scene representing “egocentric” (out-the-window) & “exocentric” (in trail)
views of your aircraft in relation to nearby terrain & traffic.

3D Terrain & FLTA
Terrain Awareness (SVS-TA) is provided via hashed coloration of terrain. Textual & aural alerts are provided for terrain hazards. Forward Looking Terrain Alerting (FLTA) provides an extra measure of safety by displaying a solid yellow or red impact point based on projected flight path in the event that a collision with terrain is projected. FLTA also provides visual CAS messaging & aural alerting.

Airport Flags
Airfields are depicted with a METAR-style flag when in field of view. With valid METAR data from your datalink, airfield flags will be color-coded to represent the ceiling & visibility, consistent with the moving map presentation.

3D Traffic & Obstacles
The IFD550 uses standard traffic symbology to indicate threat level by target size & relative altitude & bearing. Standard high, low & grouping symbology is used to clearly depict obstacles with color-coded threat bubbles based on hazard level.

At the heart of the IFD550’s synthetic vision system, is Avidyne’s fully-integrated, NextGen MEMS- Gyro ARS sensor that senses pitch & roll.