LP approaches also have advisory vertical guidance added.
It costs the same to upgrade, why would you want to pay for an upgrade to a lower level.
For starters, this includes antennas, altitude encoders, avionics cooling system, circuit breakers and electrical bus wiring, flight instruments, pitot/static system and instrument panel lighting.
There are also fixes in the GPS function that I would recommend at the same time.
Here is a list of improvements and fixes from version 3.3: Version 4.01 • Added HTAWS functionality (requires an enablement card) • Added Helicopter/Fixed Wing installer configuration options • Added support for 2 GB Terrain Cards • Corrected an issue where GPWS alerts (Premature Descent, Excessive Descent Rate, and Negative Climb Rate) on external annunciators were inhibited when TAWS was inhibited • Corrected an issue where certain procedures omitted initial fix-to-FC legs or initial fix-to-FD legs from a loaded flight plan if they immediately followed a hold-to-fix leg • Corrected an issue where TO/FROM toggle for waypoint sequencing did not occur when auto sequencing to a DF leg • Corrected an issue where speed or course changes caused excessive map updates resulting in the Navigation Map not updating • Approach VDI now correctly becomes invalid when the system indicates TERM • Corrected an issue with missed approach turn direction when MAP and MAHP were same waypoint • Modified ARINC Label 147 to output actual magnetic variation, even when in True mode • Corrected an issue with FC or FD legs where the 430W / 530W output the “From” waypoint ident to the G500/G600 instead of the Active waypoint • Added support for WAAS LPV approaches with 3-digit approach identifiers The GNS 400W / 500W Series Main Software version 5.00 adds a number of new capabilities and features.
For the home user subscription, you 4 updates during the course of the subscription, and the update points are at cycle numbers 1, 4, 7, and 10.
Using 2014 for example, this means 1401, 1404, 1407, and 1410. Yes, ensure to download the application installer to your local hard drive, then right click on the executable and select “Run as Administrator”.
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