Unit has detailed moving map graphics, HSI steering guidance, a Jeppesen database, and all the other pilot-friendly features you would expect from Garmin. You’ll be amazed at the exceptional resolution and contrast on this units 12-level grayscale display, and its lightning-fast processor makes for extremely fast map redraws and scrolling. Situational awareness gets a boost from built-in land detail that includes political boundaries, cities, interstates, roads, rivers, and lakes. Steering guidance is clearly presented through a graphic HSI with VNAV, with extended runway centerlines to help orient you to the runway. An automatic logbook also calculates your flight time and automatically records departure and arrival locations. When used with Garmin’s free logbook software Flight Book this feature makes light work of maintaining your logbook. Your flight information will be stored in the unit and can be downloaded to this exclusive GPSMAP 196 Flightbook software at any time.
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Jaguar F-Type Paris Motor Show debut: OfficialFri, 10 Aug 2012
We already knew that the new Jaguar F-Type would get its production debut at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, but now it’s official. Jaguar has mastered the ‘launch’ of a new car in the digital age, with endless teaser photos and videos, trickles of information, official ‘Spy’ photos and tempting new little revelations at appropriate intervals. And that process has been exactly the path the arrival of the new Jaguar F-Type has followed, from the F-Type Coupe as the C-X16 Concept through to the camouflaged F-Type Roadsters we’ve seen on film, on video and in the flesh.
New Hyundai Santa Fe Prices and spec revealedWed, 27 Jun 2012
Hyundai has revealed prices for the 2013 Santa Fe, which moves upmarket with new looks and new pricing. Starts at £25,495. The new Hyundai Santa Fe (which isn’t the new ix45) seems a long way on from the boxy, almost utilitarian, current Santa Fe with its take on Hyundai’s Fluidic design mantra, now dubbed ‘Storm’, making the new Santa Fe look a much more premium offering than the current model.
Dodge expands Blacktop lineup for 2013Thu, 10 Jan 2013
In November, Dodge added the Avenger, Challenger and Charger vehicles to the list of Blacktop special editions. Dodge says they were received well, and the company is adding the Journey, Durango and Grand Caravan to the list of cars that can get the Blacktop treatment. The Grand Caravan Blacktop comes equipped with 17-inch polished aluminum wheels with black accents, black grille, black headlight bezels and fog lights.