Garmin Enhances Helicopter Safety with HTAWS Terrain & Obstacle Alerting

Providing visual and aural advisories to help pilots maintain safe separation from hazardous terrain, Garmin’s HTAWS (Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning System) brings an added dimension of situational awareness to rotorcraft flight regimes. Optionally available on Garmin’s GNS 430W/530W series of WAAS GPS navigators, HTAWS technology offers “forward looking” terrain avoidance (FLTA) capability to predict in advance where potential hazards may exist—and allow time for the pilot to take corrective action. … 


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