The Gemini PFD incorporates an airspeed indicator and altimeter into the Gemini ADI.
Fits Standard 3.125” Cut-out
Velocity Vector Display
Bank Angle Display
Vertical Speed Display
Slip / Skid Indicator
Standard Rate Turn Indicator
Low Airspeed Warning
If ordering external battery backup (11-10777), connector kit (11-10778) must also be ordered.
I installed the Gemini PFD in my RV-4 to replace an aging electrical Att ind and love the results. The PFD frees up so much space behind the panel and is significantly lighter than the boat anchor that it replaced. Flying with it is a pleasure and I have it hooked up to an LED rheostat for night flying to dim the lighting. It is very accurate and easy to fly with. It could be just a tad bit brighter in direct sunlight though but still very easy to use. Next step-install the backup battery.
Is attitude obtained by AHRS or GPS?
The TruTrak Gemini gets its altitude info from the pitot/static not GPS.
Can this TruTrak Gemini PFD be used as a primary instrument in a certified aircraft?
No, these are not certified. They are intended for experimental aircraft only. Not for use in certificated aircraft.
Does the Gemini PDF need an external GPS hook up?
Per the Manufacturer, the Trutrak Gemini PFD needs to be connected to a gps.
I have a Garmin 296 driving the track function of my Navaid AP-1. Does the Garmin 296 have another output that I can use to provide GPS info to the Gemini PFD?
Per Garmin, You can split the data line on a Garmin 296 to output to up to three devices.
Can the Trutrak Gemini PFD be used as a back-up inst on a certified aircraft? Why is a GPS required for this instrument?
As the Trutrak Gemini PFD is not certified, it is intended for experimental aircraft only. The GPS is required for tracking and heading reference.
Where does the Trutrak Gemini PFD instrument get its ATTITUDE information from?
This unit receives it's flight information from a connected pitot static tube and a wired GPS source.
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