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Which payware GA have G1000 installed?

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Hi to all people, I'd like to buy a GA aircraft for FSX with G1000 installed.The only GA with G1000 is the Eaglesoft Columbia 400 with external Mindstar G1000 package to merge in.Can someone tell me if there are others GA that have native G1000 in the avionic?Thanks in advace

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The only GA with G1000 is the Eaglesoft Columbia 400 with external Mindstar G1000 package to merge in.
I don't think the Columbia 400 with G1000 avionics is anywhere near release, but Eaglesoft has a DA42 with their own G1000 that can be replaced with the Mindstar if you want.Flight1 has the Citation Mustang with G1000 avionics.

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Thanks trisager. I know F1 Mustang, but I'd like to buy a turboprop.Do you know if the DA42 G1000 is fully functional? or is better one of Mindstar?I don't know about the release state of C400 and G1000, it seems to be an abandoned project, is not?

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Do you know if the DA42 G1000 is fully functional? or is better one of Mindstar?
From the ES product pages: Eaglesoft Garmin G1000 Avionics Suite based on FS GPS System. So I'd expect something similar to the default G1000 in FSX, re-packaged and adapted to the DA42. Plus an option to easily install the Mindstar G1000 into the VC if you decide to buy it.The DA-42 has piston engines (running on diesel, I believe). If you want a turboprop, the Lionheart Quest Kodiak also has G1000 avionics - also based on the FSX GPS, I believe.

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I'd buy the Flight1 C510 Mustang - it's definitely a GA aircraft. Probably the best G1000 simulation out there right now:http://www.flight1.com/products.asp?product=f1mustang

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Hi to all people, I'd like to buy a GA aircraft for FSX with G1000 installed.The only GA with G1000 is the Eaglesoft Columbia 400 with external Mindstar G1000 package to merge in.Can someone tell me if there are others GA that have native G1000 in the avionic?Thanks in advace
Our C400 contains Avidyne Avionics in "Portrait Mode". We will eventually release a G1000 Version and it will accept the Mindstar G1000.Our recently released DA42 Twin Star contains an (accurate to the DA42) G1000 which utilizes the FS GPS Database and GPS System and also accepts the Mindstar G1000.There are two types of G1000 currently used in FS.1. A custom built G1000 which uses the FS DB and GPS System and XML/Vector drawn code.2. A custom built G1000 which may use a custom DB and the FS DB using C++/GDI+ code.1. Is more affordable and usually surpasses the default by a large margin.2. Is a bit more expensive and usually allows for improved/added features and surpasses the default by an even larger margin.Real world Garmin G1000 units are often custom tailored to specific aircraft so a DA42 G1000 will differ greatly in appearance and function from a Cirrus "Perspective" G1000. Something to consider as you shop.:(

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Hi everybody, Cessna Mustang Form Flight1 is the best G1000 I have found in FSX, most of the pages / functions are actives and it is very similar to the real one.(I have about 60 hours logged on real G1000 GA airplane) I Haven't tested yet the DA42 G1000 from eaglesoft (just the one from Iris) CheersLouis

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Hi guys, thanks to all for replies.I like very much Columbia 400, and some months ago I liked to purchased the Corvalis TT for X-Plane, then I opted for MU-2, but this is another story....So, I'd like to purchase the C400 for FSX but it doesn't have G1000 like the counter part in X-Plane.1) So is there any date to release the C400 with G1000? and will have the database update from Navigraph? I think it's a must, like G1000 for Cessna Mustung.2) Is it possible to merge Mindstar G1000 with the actual C400 from Eaglesoft?Thanks a lot,Riccardo

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Don't forget about the Epic Victory by Lionheart (LHC).While not up to aficionado standards, it is the one I like to use most.jja

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So resuming this post, these are payware aircrafts I know with G1000:1) Fligh1 Cessna Citation Mustang, with best tailored G1000 up to 95% realistic, according to owners and reviews....2) Lionheart Epic Victory, based on default fsx G1000 3) Lionheart Quest Kodiak, based on default fsx G10004) Eaglesoft DA-42 Twin Star, based on default fsx G1000? (does any one tried it out?)5) Iris Pro Series DA-42 Twin Star, based on default fsx G10006) Iris Pro Series DA-40 Star XLS, based on default fsx G10007) Flight1 Milviz C310R, based on default fsx G1000Any more prop with G1000 similar to Flight1 Mustang?

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You can add in the Milviz C310R as well... It has the G1000 (based on the FSX version). It also allows for you to replace it with your own though we did not do 3d buttons/knobs inputs.

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Don't forget about the Epic Victory by Lionheart (LHC).While not up to aficionado standards, it is the one I like to use most.jja
I agree! It's simply beautiful.

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Riccardo, it all depends on your expectations and where you are headed with your G1000 study. Is it for real flying?. If you are looking for G1000 for VFR or occasional IFR within FSX only - many of the available FSX-simulations are pretty close and will certainly give you the flavor of the real unit. But if you want a serious IFR practice - IMHO they fall a bit short. My major beef is with the way navigation Status Bar is underutilized - real G1000 gives you all the great sequencing info in this bar, including missed approaches, holding entries, turn anticipations, etc. VNV is also missing, even if you are not going to use the VNV A/P mode it provides you guidance about your vertical position - it puts the relevant altitude crossings right in front of you. Viewing approach charts within G1000 is also important if you practice for RW flying. To learn G1000 for my SR-20 real life flying I purchased G1000 sim directly from Garmin and it was less than $40 with shipping, frame rates are fantastic :( and it came with synthetic vision, HITS and flight path vector - all icing on the cake.

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Riccardo, it all depends on your expectations and where you are headed with your G1000 study. Is it for real flying?. If you are looking for G1000 for VFR or occasional IFR within FSX only - many of the available FSX-simulations are pretty close and will certainly give you the flavor of the real unit. But if you want a serious IFR practice - IMHO they fall a bit short. My major beef is with the way navigation Status Bar is underutilized - real G1000 gives you all the great sequencing info in this bar, including missed approaches, holding entries, turn anticipations, etc. VNV is also missing, even if you are not going to use the VNV A/P mode it provides you guidance about your vertical position - it puts the relevant altitude crossings right in front of you. Viewing approach charts within G1000 is also important if you practice for RW flying. To learn G1000 for my SR-20 real life flying I purchased G1000 sim directly from Garmin and it was less than $40 with shipping, frame rates are fantastic :( and it came with synthetic vision, HITS and flight path vector - all icing on the cake.
Thanks Michal, you are right! But is there a version of Garmin G1000 for FSX directly from Garmin site? have you a link?

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Thanks Michal, you are right! But is there a version of Garmin G1000 for FSX directly from Garmin site? have you a link?
No. There is not. And that really is the point. The official Garmin G1000 trainer is a stand alone app that does not interface with FSX in anyway.The user has no visual cues of any kind, no audible cues such as engine sounds etc, you can't manage weather, other systems, ATC or anything other than the trainer itself. It is a bit awkward to use compared to other G1000's developed specifically to interface with FSX. It is a great familiarization tool, but it pretty much ends right there.

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But is there a version of Garmin G1000 for FSX directly from Garmin site? have you a link?
No, has nothing to do with FSX (some say it is a good thing!!). It is available directly from Garmin site and you buy the flavor you want - Perspective, King Air, Mustang, 172, etc. You get 100% functionality (OK, weather and engine pages are duds) but you also have to understand there is no flight-model to speak of. And to counter what Jim said above - synthetic vision gives you phenomenal visual cues ...

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And to counter what Jim said above - synthetic vision gives you phenomenal visual cues ...
Well you usually do counter whatever I say Michael so nothing new there. But the bottom line is the G1000 trainer has nothing in common with FSX. (So we do agree on that) Ever try to run both at the same time. Good luck.

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Ever try to run both at the same time. Good luck.
And who on Earth would try to do do such a stupid thing? :(

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And who on Earth would try to do do such a stupid thing? :(
Perhaps because they are confused by your post...There is a huge difference between a standalone application such as the one you purchased from Garmin and an FS Interfaced G1000 which is actually useful in a simulated environment such as FS.:(

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