Features August 2013 Issue
Cheap, easy to use and surprising performers, portable EFIS apps may have a place in your cockpit, but not as must-have backup—or must-have anything for that matter.
Last spring, Garmin made a declaration of sorts. It introduced an aggressive new line of inexpensive avionics for experimental aircraft. This said, in effect, even 800-pound gorillas have to compete in a new market where avionics prices are dropping, due in part, to pressure from tablet computers and ever-more-capable apps.