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Garmin Pilot

By Garmin DCI

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*30 Days Free Trial on initial download!*

Plan. File. Fly. Log.

Garmin Pilot is the most comprehensive suite of tools for the iPad designed specifically for general aviation and corporate pilots. Flight planning, charts, interactive maps, weather briefing resources and navigation capabilities; it’s all included. The app’s intuitive interface mirrors those on the newest Garmin touchscreen avionics so you can go seamlessly from preflight to inflight.


Garmin Pilot’s powerful capabilities start with pre-flight planning, providing pilots with the most comprehensive aviation weather information to make better-informed flight decisions. Pilots can check NEXRAD radar, visible and infrared cloud imagery, METARs, TAFs, AIRMETs, SIGMETs, PIREPs, NOTAMs, winds and temperature aloft, TFRs and lightning data. With Garmin Pilot, data can be displayed over Garmin’s interactive maps that support track-up navigation, VFR sectional or an IFR low or high en-route chart to visualize the weather for your route. Add text-based weather widgets and use the exclusive NavTrack feature to view weather along the planned route. Simply tap any location on the map and the Radial Menu provides easy access to navigation information.


With Garmin Pilot, users can easily enter a flight plan and interactively edit it on the map. Pre-loaded forms make it quick to save and reuse data for frequently flown routes. And when the flight plan is ready, Garmin Pilot makes it simple to file, amend or close the flight plan via Lockheed Martin or DUATS.


Garmin Pilot provides full en-route navigation capability on its moving map. Pilots can also navigate with Garmin’s patented panel, a GPS-driven instrument pack with a graphical HSI directional display and indicators for groundspeed, altitude and vertical speed. After takeoff, pilots can continue to view real-time weather in the U.S. and traffic information by wirelessly connecting to Garmin’s GDL 39 3D portable ADS-B Receiver (sold separately).


Garmin Pilot includes a comprehensive electronic logbook that syncs with flyGarmin. The logbook automatically generates entries based upon GPS data collected during the flight, tracks currency, supports manual entries, endorsements and creates reports.

Garmin Pilot U.S. Standard:

- Rich, interactive maps support Track-Up navigation
- Charts: VFR Sectionals, low and high IFR en-route, airport diagrams and approach procedures
- Ability to view Jeppesen Terminal Charts (Jeppesen echart subscription required)
- Weather Maps: Animated radar, Infrared and Visible Satellite, AIRMETs, SIGMETs, Lightning, TFRs and more!
- Extensive text products: METARs, TAFs, Winds Aloft, PIREPs, AIRMETs, SIGMETs, Area Forecasts and NOTAMs
- AOPA Airport Directory
- Flight plan filing via Lockheed Martin and DUATS
- Garmin patented navigation panel
- Terrain and Obstacles
- Smart Airspace
- Fast Find predictive Waypoint Entry
- Logbook
- Optional VFR Premium: Synthetic Vision (SVX), Terrain and obstacle alerting, and Garmin SafeTaxi®
- Optional IFR Premium: VFR Premium plus geo-referenced Garmin FliteCharts®

Garmin Pilot Global Premium:

- Worldwide Jeppesen NavData
- Rich, interactive maps support Track-Up navigation
- Radar and Satellite imagery for Western Europe, U.S., Canada and Australia
- Ability to view Jeppesen Terminal Charts (Jeppesen echart subscription required)
- Worldwide METARs, TAFs, AIRMETs, SIGMETs, NOTAMs and winds aloft
- VFR Flight Plan Filing
- Terrain and Obstacles with alerting
- Synthetic Vision (SVX)
- Visual Reporting Points (VRPs) in Europe
- Smart Airspace
- Fast Find Predictive Waypoint Entry
- Logbook
- Optional VFR charts from DFS, IGN and NATS
- IFR enroute charts from EuroControl
- Optional Garmin FliteCharts® and SafeTaxi® diagrams available on a country-by-country basis

*Note: Use of GPS running in the background may decrease battery life.*

*Note: One subscription to Garmin Pilot may be used on two devices.*

What's New in Version 8.4.4

Version 8.4.4 includes a bug fix related to navigation data.


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Customer Reviews

Garmin Pilot Getting A Lot Better

Pilot 8.4.4 has a lot going for it. The user interface is much better. Planning a flight can be initiated from the Maps Screen. Deleting waypoints is more flexible now. Plates on Maps Screen is much better than the split screen version. Display options for waypoints is very flexible.

There still is one bug that Garmin continues to ignore: this version and prior ones will not consistently keep a plate on the Maps Screen. Leave the screen and plates for some airports disappear on returning. Another shortcoming is that a different plate cannot be on Maps Screen and Charts Screen.

The good news is that with ForeFlights price increase for Aero, the vector maps in Garmin Pilot are looking very attractive. So, keep up the good work Garmin. Looking very attractive.

Garmin Pilot
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Weather
  • Updated:
  • Version: 8.4.4
  • Size: 169 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. 1 Year Subscription to Garmin Pilot$74.99
  2. 1 Month Subscription to Garmin Pilot$9.99
  3. IFR Premium$74.99
  4. VFR Premium$49.99
  5. Jeppesen NavData - North America$99.99
  6. 1 Year - Garmin Pilot Global$149.99
  7. Garmin Pilot Canada Premium$129.99
  8. Europe FliteCharts$24.99
  9. Europe SafeTaxi$24.99
  10. UK NATS VFR Charts$89.99