Garmin GTN 750

Agreed … would love to see some basic TCAS type features in MSFS,

If MSFS GPS system do not have it yst, and it is technically possible, I suspect we will see it 1st in the GNS530 Mod. :slight_smile:

For Reference:

TCAS – Traffic Collision Avoidance Systems
are recognized internationally as ACAS – Airborne Collision Avoidance Systems. These active interrogating systems include two sub categories: TCAS I issues real-time traffic alerts (TA) and is typically installed on Turboprop aircraft and smaller jets. TCAS II issues traffic alerts (TA) and resolution advisories (RA) and is usually found on larger aircraft.

TAS – Traffic Advisory System
is a TSO approved active interrogating system similar to TCAS I but available at a considerably lower prices. TAS products are available from Garmin, Avidyne, L3 Avionics and Honeywell. These systems can be interfaced to display traffic on a wide variety of installed electronic display systems.

TCAD – Traffic Collision Alert Device:
This passive installed system is no longer in production but it was the first affordable traffic system for GA.

PCAS – Portable Collision Avoidance Systems:
These passive non-interrogating portable devices provide traffic awareness at a budget price. They can be interfaced to display traffic on other portable devices.

TIS – Traffic Information System:
Installation of a mode S transponder will enable the traffic data link service offered by select ATC radar facilities in theUnited States. TIS systems have an inherent delay of 5 to 15 seconds due sweeping of the ATC radar.

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Yes. The GTN 750 would be a great add on!

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The GTN as an FSX add on is a really sophisticated and thoroughly competent piece of kit. I don’t go anywhere without it and it is the most incredible add on in 14 years of the sim, to me anyway. It would be a real let down if it came to MSFS with the functionality displayed by the rest of the Asobo avionics. It isnt something to rush for the sake of a quick fix, though I can’t wait until we do get it.

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We definitely need the GTN 650/750. It is very common Nav/Com in airplanes today. It is essential for real world training!

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GTN 650 or 750 please.

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With only 39 votes this isnt going to get far and I think I know why. As a general piece of avionics, as far as I know, only Flight 1 and Reality XP released it to other sims. God, they put some work into this too. Therefore, only a fairly small percentage of FS users ever owned it (it wasn’t cheap) and have seen the miracles it does on not just a daily, or even hourly basis. The 750 is the beating heart of any aircraft you couple it to. What is really needed in my book anyway, is for Garmin to seize the opportunity and take a lead here. It would make a partnership something useful to them and not just leave the user base with that “Asobo” feel to one of their finest products.

Going to lie down for a while…

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I couldn’t agree more my friend.

Any updates here? Any rumors? The GNS units are honestly so old they’re just pointless. We really need the GTNs!

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Thank you for keeping this post alive! I agree, we really need this as atleast an option to purchase.

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Imagine using your motion controller in VR to press the touch screen .

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Loved it in P3D. I slapped that bad boy into any plane that would have it. Miss it very much.

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Check this out my fellow GTN 750 lovers!!!

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I’ve just posted this about GTN and TCAS you might find helpful:

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Honestly, I have no idea the point you are attempting to make. I really appreciate the GTN 750 and ALL of it’s features. As do thousands of other flight sim enthusiasts. Not just for traffic.

I myself and hundreds of others would like some sort of TCAS.
And as far as looking good in YT videos… I wouldn’t know, never done it, and no desire to.

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@RogerWilco7273 I’m just agreeing with you!

It happens I just wrote about the GTN 750 TCAS implementation in the topic which is requesting Microsoft/Asobo to add TCAS feature in the default aircraft, and I’m explaining how an authentic TCAS is much more complex than just displaying aircraft icons in a map page. Since this topic is about the GTN 750, I just linked to this information which might be of interest to those wondering about GTN 750 TCAS feature, and wanting to know how authentic it is. I’m not quoting you because I’m arguing with you, I’m quoting you to make a reference to the subject matter only.

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RealityXP for X-plane uses the Garmin Win10 650/750 simulator. It would be great to have the same integration in FS, including in-panel and pop-out.

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Who is working on it and when will it be available?

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It looks like late April Beta will be released.

I don’t believe I have a solve for your question, but related to it, here are 2 topics about this you might want to check out to see if you agree with:

Open up communications with Reality-XP - #201 by CptLucky8