Garmin Pilot

Garmin Pilot

By Garmin DCI

  • Category: Weather
  • Release Date: 2009-12-23
  • Current Version: 11.0.5
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 329.99 MB
  • Developer: Garmin DCI
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 15.4 or later.
Score: 4.70709
From 2,762 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 - 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 has regional offerings for Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and Latin America. Features include: - 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 - IFR autorouting and Flight plan filing in Europe - Terrain and Obstacles with alerting - Synthetic Vision (SVX) - Smart Airspace - Logbook - Optional VFR charts from DFS, IGN and NATS and 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 three devices.*



  • Great app, missing an important feature

    By midal31
    I have been a Garmin Pilot user and subscriber since its first release, and I love its functionality and user interface. However, I find it difficult to understand why Garmin is not including the “vertical navigation” capability that is present on my 1998 Garmin GPS III Pilot, that I am still using to determine the top of descent and rate of descent (very appreciated by my passengers who get a smooth and consistent rate of descent as we approach our destination). Come on Garmin, this is a very important feature that would cost next to nothing to implement! The added features on v. 11 are in my opinion just fluff and eye candy, adding almost no values at least to U.S. customers.
  • Version 11 issue

    By Roy U
    I note Garmin Pilot crashes on both my iPhone and iPad if I select a USA surface analysis chart. Garmin is very good about fixing bugs when they are discovered.
  • Broken

    By Rotormech
    Latest update is broken. App will not run. Nothing but a black screen when it launches.
  • Latest update crashed the app

    By 1madgman
    Just updated and it crashed the app. All I have is a black screen now.
  • A test version crashes my iPad

    By 658SH
    I’ve owned the app for a couple years with no real problem. Loaded the update and it locks up. Totally unusable
  • 10 years

    By jimmy qwerttyuuiop
    I downloaded garmin pilot yrs ago….like 10 ish. Did not open it to try. 30 day trial goes by without me using. And still 10 years latter, no trial option. Now that I am flying a lot more, sure would be nice to give it a try without dropping $
  • Great product interoperable with Android

    By Pilot Spencer
    This product is just as good as Foreflight from what I have experienced, but the biggest differentiator is that your subscription allows you to install on up to three devices, and that includes Android in addition to Apple. All the sync functions work in that configuration also. Support is outstanding from the Garmin Pilot team also.
  • Work On the W&B!!

    By WarriorIIPilot
    Pretty much everything on the app functions correctly except for one thing, and it’s very broken. When creating a trip, if you go to the weight and balance tab within trip planning, and try to load in a saved configuration, it does nothing. I’ve tried many ways to get it to populate the data, and it just won’t do it. I’ve gotten it to work on my android phone, so I know how the feature is supposed to work, but it just doesn’t. Please fix this if you want me to increase my rating.
  • Too dim to see in cockpit

    By tsneidin
    I have a iphone 13 pro and shortly after take off in my rv-9, which has a bright cockpit, the screen will dim so much that the app unusable. I've tried changing or adjusting every possible setting to no avail. I don't know if Garmin is at fault or apple but this combo simply does not work in bright environments.
  • One request

    By 414cessnapilot
    Works great with my Garmin suite. I have dual G600txi with a GTN750/650. I use a Flight stream 510 to pair my IPad. Works great on my 414. I also use the App with helicopters utilizing a GDL50. I have the need to fly directly to street addresses. Since Garmin doesn’t allow this function I had to purchase ForeFlight as well. I wish Garmin would add this capability.



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