Garmin 155XL and GPS Approaches

Discussion in 'Cleared for the Approach' started by southallb, Jan 25, 2019.

  1. southallb

    southallb Filing Flight Plan

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    anyone have any experience flying gps approaches with this equipment?
    Is it paired with the CDI like the Garmin 430?

    Thanks
     
  2. timwinters

    timwinters Ejection Handle Pulled PoA Supporter

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    My 300xl is very similar to the 155xl and, yes, it's connected to a CDI. It does great shooting GPS approaches but, since it's non-WAAS, the mins are typically higher.

    But, I also have a glideslope receiver so I have back-up.
     
  3. BigBadLou

    BigBadLou Final Approach

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    Yes.
    And yes.

    If you have any specific questions, feel free to PM me.
     
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    It should be paired with the CDI. Is it?
     
  5. MauleSkinner

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    Just to expand on this...if it isn't paired with a CDI, the installation isn't legal for primary navigation under IFR.
     
  6. Maxnr

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    I sometime came across a 155, among others in my employers fleet. Never had a CDI.
     
  7. SbestCFII

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    They're good for VFR use as well, but if they were not installed with a CDI and annunciators, then they were never approved or legal for IFR use.
     
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