Garmin G3X Touch Avionics Advance for Electric eFlyer 2
DENVER, Colo. – March 30, 2020 – Bye Aerospace, the developer of the two-seat all-electric eFlyer 2 aircraft, announced significant advances with Garmin to provide Bye Aerospace’s eFlyer 2 with the full suite of electric-specific Garmin G3X Touch avionics.
Garmin is supplying the full VFR to IFR instrument capability, ADAHRS, GPS, transponders and standby instruments. “Bye Aerospace continues to mature the integration of the G3X Touch avionics with the next-generation instrument panel and electric propulsion system displays for the eFlyer 2,” said George Bye, CEO of Bye Aerospace. “We are working closely with Garmin to produce the safest, most reliable and most innovative electric pilot training aircraft ever produced.”
“We are thrilled to support the electric aircraft market with the G3X Touch avionics suite in the eFlyer 2,” said Carl Wolf, Garmin Vice President of Aviation Sales and Marketing. “The G3X Touch has been tailored to the eFlyer 2 to display its electric propulsion information, while also adding safety enhancing synthetic vision, geo-referenced charts, traffic, terrain alerting and more. These impressive features make the G3X Touch avionics suite in the eFlyer 2 ideal for the flight training market.”
The eFlyer family of aircraft, including the eFlyer 2 and the 4-seat eFlyer 4, aims to be the first FAA-certified, practical, all-electric airplanes to serve the flight training and general aviation markets.
About Bye Aerospace, Inc.
Bye Aerospace is developing FAR 23-certified general aviation aircraft, starting with the eFlyer 2, for the flight training role. The eFlyer family of aircraft, featuring exemplary engineering, research, and electric aircraft solutions producing no CO2, are designed to answer compelling market needs. The company, named “2020 Small Business of the Year” by the Aurora, Colo. Chamber of Commerce and designated as “Most Innovative” in the 2020 Made in Colorado awards sponsored by ColoradoBiz magazine, was founded by George E. Bye, who is also Chairman and CEO.
Garmin’s aviation business segment is a leading provider of solutions to OEM, aftermarket, military and government customers. Garmin’s portfolio includes navigation, communication, flight control, hazard avoidance, an expansive suite of ADS-B solutions and other products and services that are known for innovation, reliability, and value. For more information about Garmin’s full line of avionics, go to www.garmin.com/aviation.
Artist rendering of eFlyer 2’s next-gen instrument panel and electric propulsion system displays