Simionic G1000 (PFD) by Little Rhinoceros (iPad)
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Released: Feb 17, 2012
Version: 5.2.1
Size: 2 GB
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Simionic G1000 (PFD)

Little Rhinoceros
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xePnu3MsBQ

IMPORTANT NOTICE:
1. This app emulates G1000 PFD functionalities only. It does not include MFD functionalities. To obtain MFD functionalities, download the MFD app from AppStore which can co-operate with this app(PFD) via wifi connection.
Download address of PFD app: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id827464105?mt=8
2. This app is for practice only. The navigation database included in this app may be outdated and very possible to be different from what it is in real life.

Disclaimer:
-Simionic and the seller are not affiliated with Garmin,
-The app is not provided, approved, endorsed, or otherwise supported by Garmin.

Garmin G1000 is an integrated avionic system used in many small aircrafts. This simulator simulates a primary flight display(PFD) which is used in Cessna 182T, 172S, 172R, 206H and Beechcraft Baron G58. Most of the useful functionalities has been implemented in this simulator, such as navigation, inset map, flight plan, flight director, and autopilot. Besides of that, nearly every nob/button is functioning just like they were on the real G1000.

G1000 is a highly integrated system, it is very powerful and also very complicated. It is recommended that you have a real G1000 user guide from Garmin. This simulator can be used by aviation enthusiasts as well as pilots to perform either an IFR training or just fly for fun. There is a global navigation database included in this simulator, and you can fly any where in the world.

This simulator supports FSX, Prepar3D and X-Plane. You can use this simulator either as a stand alone trainer or as an instrument for FSX, Prepar3D or X-Plane.

You need G1000Bridge(X) to make this simulator working with FSX, Prepar3D or X-Plane. Please visit http://www.simionic.net to download G1000Bridge(X).

Detail list of functionalities:
*Control surface implementation
+Pitch and bank are controlled by tilting the device using built-in accelerometer.
+Throttle and rudder are controlled by touching the screen.
*Flight director modes implementation
+Pitch modes
-Pitch Hold: Yes
-Selected Altitude Capture: Yes
-Altitude Hold: Yes
-Vertical Speed: Yes
-Flight Level Change: Yes
-Vertical Path Tracking: Yes
-VNV Target Altitude Capture: Yes
-Glidepath: Yes
-Glideslope: Yes
-Go Around: No
+Roll modes
-Roll Hold: Yes
-Heading Select: Yes
-Navigation: Yes
-Backcourse: Yes
-Approach: Yes
-Go Around: No
*Autopilot: Yes
*Flight plan
+Store Flight Plan: Yes(only when MFD connected)
+Invert Flight Plan: Yes
+Closest Point Of FPL: No
+Parallel Track: Yes
+Create ATK Offset Waypoint: Yes
+Direct-to: Yes, with vertical constraints and offset
+Terminal Procedures: Yes
*Navigation database: Global, but may not as detailed or updated as they are in the real G1000.
*Inset map: Zoom in/out, browsing, partly de-clutter, topo and terrain are implemented, all the navaids are displayed properly. No traffic, topographic data, terrain, storm scope, NEXRAD radar information and XM information.
*Other functionalities
+Synthetic Vision as an In-App-Purchase item
+All the navaids operations(VOR/ILS course select, ADF/VOR/Waypoint bearing indicator, CDI indicator, etc)
+All the PFD settings(Wind, Bearing1/2, HSI format, Alt unit, Standard baro, etc)
+DME source select: Yes
+Transponder settings: Yes
+Timer and references(V speeds and minimums): Yes
+Advisory and alerts: Yes
+ADF dip: Yes
+Magnetic variation: automatic
*Flight simulator connection
+FSX: Yes
+Prepar3D: Yes
+X-Plane: Yes
*MFD connection: Via wifi

What's new in version 5.2.1
1. PFD will turn to reversionary mode when standby battery switch and avionics switch are on, master switch is off
2. When avionics switch is off, red crosses will be shown on NAV2 and COM2
3. Fixed a bug which is causing the engine gauges may be drawn multiple times
Screenshot #1
Our verdict: Good
  • + Simionic G1000 (PFD) is a highly rated app (4-star).
  • + Simionic G1000 (PFD) is currently ranked #284 in paid Games apps for iPad.
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