G1000 WAAS upgrade

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Re: G1000 WAAS upgrade

Post by pietromarx » Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:12 am

Sandy wrote:
pettromarx wrote,
There was a decade window to upgrade the GIA-63s to GIA-63Ws
That was all well and good for those who knew, in advance, that there was a "window" and that it would be closing. I did not know anything about that until the window closed before I knew there was one.

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Yeah ... totally understand. Not exactly good corporate communications with high-value customers.
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Re: G1000 WAAS upgrade

Post by ememic99 » Fri Nov 23, 2018 2:04 pm

Just for those who haven't noticed, you can join ongoing petition:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=6643
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Re: G1000 WAAS upgrade

Post by TwinStarScott » Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:59 pm

Or for those who wish join now and read the long thread at a later date, please click here to add your aircraft.
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Re: G1000 WAAS upgrade

Post by vontresc » Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:27 pm

We own a legacy non-WAAS Da-40 (w KAP-140). Just out of curiosity, what was the approximate price tag for the WAAS upgrade? Was it just installing a pair of GIA63Ws? That would seem relatively simple.
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Re: G1000 WAAS upgrade

Post by Colin » Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:26 pm

I paid about $16k for the WAAS upgrade. I think it was over $20k last time someone mentioned it. But I don't think you can do it anymore.
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Re: G1000 WAAS upgrade

Post by TimS » Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:57 pm

Colin wrote:I paid about $16k for the WAAS upgrade. I think it was over $20k last time someone mentioned it. But I don't think you can do it anymore.
I know for the G1000 planes, WAAS upgrades are no longer generally available. Garmin does not sell the parts, they are keeping what inventory they have left to support the existing fleet was the impression I was left with. Garmin actually announced this a couple years ago to the OEMs.
There was a shop in England who was selling the complete kit/install for some crazy number like 50,000 Euro when I started this thread. I no longer have the notes, since I decided against a G1000 non-waas plane.

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Re: G1000 WAAS upgrade

Post by TwinStarScott » Fri Nov 30, 2018 8:25 pm

CFI Dave just posted some related news to this thread and it makes for some interesting reading: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=6689
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