You have a lot of data to handle as a pilot, so having the most up-to-date information on your Garmin portable is critical. This work is more straightforward with flyGarmin. Get your Aircraft's easy flight or no-fly status. Update your aviation databases in your web browser with only a few quick steps. FlyGarmin.com makes updating the databases on any Garmin handheld a breeze. Let us keep track of your subscription to your Database. And buy a few clicks on new databases. The flyGarmin Desktop Application can open and lead you through the addition of your portable device. Adding your device to the flyGarmin Desktop App is an easy way for you to instantly detect and connect your mobile aviation device to your flyGarmin account. Before you download the application and Database, let's understand what flyGarmin is.
The flyGarmin application is designed to provide pilots with a seamless experience that simplifies database updates and reduces the amount of time they spend at their computers. The fastest way to buy and mount aviation databases is by flyGarmin. The flyGarmin application streamlines avionics database updates such as navigation, charts, and more, while also allowing Jeppesen charts to be distributed. For chart-viewing devices, Jeppesen charts are available, as well as other databases obtained from Garmin are available for download to subscribers.
The users can find Subscribers are benefited from the Garmin Pilot. Here, the users can select the region from the maps and pick the subscription options, which is beneficial. The advantages of those subscriptions are such as Flight planning, Digital Charts, and Situational Analysis. Get off the ground with the best information available.
Why do we need flyGarmin?
Garmin devices will help you manage your flights, but you must keep your Database up-to-date to ensure that you are operating with current information. The purpose of downloading flyGarmin is to keep your Database updated in your Garmin device and manage it. flyGarmin can put together the ideal package based on your requirements. If you require the single database package for your upcoming trip or annual coverage for all your devices, flyGarmin has your back. The flyGarmin application can also help you collect the necessary equipment, download a database to your computer, and install it on your data card and devices.
The flyGarmin Logbook function allows access to the logbook entries automatically created by the Garmin Pilot application. Autogenerated entries wait to be updated and will become part of your online logbook until they are approved. This highly configurable feature can provide currency tracking reports such as calculated totals for the FAA form and logging for endorsements.
The flygarmin training feature provides a great range of Garmin Aviation Training resources. By clicking the training opportunities link, you can order the training items. Whether you want in-person classroom-based instructions or the online web-based learning experience, you can choose your needs. Instructor-led courses are also being offered for the GTN, G500/600, G1000, G2000, G3000, G5000, TXi, and Aviation Weather Radar. Here, you can also download the course catalog and electronic pilots guide.
Scenario-related preparation is also possible with actual hands-on equipment. You can fill and submit a 'Training Request Form' when you don't see a class that matches your schedule or is already complete with the number of students. The Garmin Aviation training team can support the training requests.
The flyGarmin Support function brings you to the Aviation product support page, where you can access an information archive about Garmin Aviation products. Here, you can select the topics, choose Product Family, view a list of popular articles, check the quick links, or s list tools that are available to you and are very helpful for your use.
You can find more commonly used links and phone numbers, and other contacting details of the Aviation Support Team at the bottom of every web page.
How to create an account in flyGarmin?
In the case of fraud or misplacement of your Garmin system, creating an account may be evidence of identification. You must have a flyGarmin account to confirm your possession. It also allows users to modify some configurations and quickly monitor their Garmin data. It's fast and free.
To create an account on flyGarmin, follow these steps:
Switch on your PC and open an updated browser such as Google Chrome, Safari, Mozilla Firefox, etc., on it
Launch flyGarmin.com by typing it in the address bar
On the flyGarmin Home page, you can find the Garmin Account sign-in section on the right-hand side.
Now, by clicking on the "Create One" link below the sign-in section, you can create an account.
After clicking the link, you need to enter the required information as shown on your screen.
Lastly, select the 'Create Account' button and finish the process.
How to download the flyGarmin for Windows and Mac?
flyGarmin is available for download for free and can be accessed by typing 'flyGarmin' into any open web browser.
To get the new version of flyGarmin for Windows, follow these steps:
Switch on your PC and open an updated browser such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc., on it
In the address bar of the chosen browser, type flyGarmin.com and click on the Search tab.
Once you land on the site, scroll down to the bottom of the Homepage and click on the 'flyGarmin for Windows' link, which you can find on the bottom right of the window.
Now, you will land on the 'flyGarmin for Windows' page that appeared on your screen.
You can read all about this program and then click on the 'Download for Windows' selector on the top right of the window.
Once the file is downloaded, click on the file and then click on the 'Run' tab.
Next, review carefully and agree to the 'Terms and Conditions.'
Now, follow by clicking the 'Install' button.
After successful installation, press the 'Launch flyGarmin' tab and finish the process
To get the new version of flyGarmin for Mac, go through the steps as shown below:
Switch on your computer and open your modified browser, like Google Chrome, Safari, Mozilla Firefox, etc.
Now, type flyGarmin.com and click on the search button on the address bar for the selected browser.
Once you are on the webpage, scroll down to the bottom right of the site and click on the icon' flyGarmin for Windows'
You will now land on the 'flyGarmin for Windows' page.
You can read more about this software here, and then, just under the Download for Windows button, click on the "Download for Mac".
Once the file download is complete, click on the file and then click on the 'Run' tab.
Next, review the 'Terms and Conditions thoroughly and agree to them.
Now, tap the "Install" button to proceed with the installation.
Click the 'Launch flyGarmin' table after installation and complete this process.
How to add your device to flyGarmin?
To add your Garmin Aviation Device to flyGarmin, follow the steps given below:
Switch on your PC and open an updated browser such as Google Chrome, Safari, Mozilla Firefox, etc., on it
Launch FlyGarmin.com by typing it in the address bar
On the Homepage, you can find a section labeled 'New to flyGarmin' and then select the link 'Start here', which you can find right below in that section.
Now, after clicking the link, you'll land on a page where you can Add your Garmin Aviation Devices.
Now, select the devices' Overview' page.
On this page, you can find the 3-step process of adding the devices. Click on the 'Add a New Device' button.
Here, you can scroll through the images to find your device that you'll be adding to the flyGarmin. You can also use a search box to type in your device's name to shorten the list of devices displayed on the screen.
Next, please select your required device to add it to the account by clicking on the image or the name displayed below it.
Now, enter the 'Unit ID number and click the 'Add Device' button.
Note: You can add multiple Garmin Aviation devices by following the same process
How to add an Aircraft to flyGarmin?
To add your Aircraft to flyGarmin, follow these steps:
Switch on your PC and open an updated browser such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, etc., on it
Now, type flyGarmin.com and click on the Search tab in the address bar of the selected window.
Once you land on the site, click on the 'Devices' option on the menu bar at the top of the website page.
After clicking it, you will land on a new page to find the new set of options right below the menu bar. You have to click on the 'Devices' tab from the new options that appeared on this page.
Next, after clicking on the given option, you will land on a new page where you can add your Devices and Aircraft.
Now, click on the 'Add Aircraft' button on the right-hand side of the page.
Once you click again, you will come on to a new page to Add Your Aircraft.
Here, fill in all the required information of your Aircraft, such as Aircraft Registration (Tail number), Aircraft make/model/series, Serial number, Year, and Aircraft Name. Do not worry if you miss out on any information to fill in because without those blanks filled, the 'Add Aircraft' button won't enable.
After filling in all the required information, click on the 'Add Aircraft' button, which is enabled on the bottom left of the page. By doing so, you will have successfully added your Aircraft to flyGarmin
How to manage
or update your Database with flygarmin ?
flyGarmin will help you find the most economical approach to your needs based on your facilities, the regions in which you travel, and the flying you do.
To purchase a database for your portable devices, here are the steps that you need to follow:
Turn the computer on and go to the flyGarmin webpage through any updated web browser such as Google Chrome, Safari, Mozilla Firefox, etc.
From the Homepage of flyGarmin, select the 'Devices' option from the menu bar on top of the website page.
Then, select the device that you have added to the flyGarmin application.
As this will be your first installation, select the 'Buy Database' button
Now, scroll down and select the region where you need database coverage.
Next, scroll further down, and you can find three choices available to you such as Bundles, Annual Coverage, and Single Updates.
Here, you can select the database package as per your requirements.
Once you have made your selection, click on the 'Add to Cart' tab.
Now, view the contents of the cart and then select the 'Checkout' tab.
Once the checkout process has been completed, you will come to the order confirmation page. Here, click on the 'View Devices' button.
Now, you will come back to the Devices page, where you will find the links labeled as 'Complete Purchase'. Click on the given link.
Next, scroll down on the landing page and click on the 'Complete Purchase' button.
Now, you will be back on the devices page, where you will find the 'Instal Updates' button. Click on it
Next, select your cycle of updates and then press the 'Launch flyGarmin Desktop to Instal Database Updates' button on the bottom of the page.
Once you click it, flyGarmin for Windows or Mac (as per your computer specification) will be opened, and begin to search for your connected device.
Follow the on-screen instruction and complete the installation.
Note: Ensure that your Gamin aviation device is connected to your computer
Purchasing Databases with flygarmin
flyGarmin would enable you to find the cost-efficient approach suitable for your needs based on your equipment, the regions where you travel, and the kind of flight you do. There are three different types of packages available to download databases for your devices. You can find those choices down below:
ü Purchase Bundles Databases: Purchasing Bundles Databases have their advantage. Here, you can get the databases of multiple regions. For example, if you choose the US as your coverage region, you can get US Databases Bundle, North America Databases Bundle, and Americas Databases Bundle. You can select the package as per your needs. It also includes the features above and beyond your connected device's coverage. There are various other types of bundles that are available for you to choose from.
· Single Navigator Bundle
· GTN Bundle
ü Purchase Annual Coverage: Under the Annual Coverage option, it is possible to select the databases individually for download. You can download the databases of a single region or can select multiple areas as well.
ü Purchase Single Updates: Under Single Updates, you can make the same individual selections for one update cycle. You can select the regions accordingly and update the databases.
Database Update Schedule on flygarmin
Users can easily see when the latest databases become efficient in Garmin Aviation devices with the upgraded database plan. The updates of the databases are visible on the same box of the Database. Some database updates are must in a regular time interval, and some as per the users' needs. Updates for all databases are available on every given number of days. They are posted seven days before their date of entry into force to the benefit of the recipient. The various database types are as follows:
D2 Pilot Watch
Connext Satellite Services
You can carry worldwide weather info, text/voice connectivity, and more to your cockpit with Connext satellite services. Connect satellite providers will have continuous worldwide coverage almost everywhere the Aircraft can fly. Right on your Garmin Flight monitor, the user can access the weather data from nearly every location on the planet where the data is accessible. Connect bundles provide compact bundles of the most common Connext features, such as weather info, text/voice communications, and location reporting. The various Connext Bundles are as follows:
Connect Weather 150
Connect Weather 400
Connect Weather 800