Textron Aviation is enhancing the electronics on its Cessna and Beechcraft piston aircraft with standard and optional equipment as part of Garmin’s G1000 NXi integrated flight deck.

This includes the Garmin GMA 1360 audio panel with enhanced audio capabilities and Bluetooth audio link to pair portable electronic devices to the flight deck.

Other equipment includes the GFC 700 autopilot with enhanced automatic flight control system (E-AFCS).

The equipment is standard on the 2019 production Cessna Skylane and Turbo Stationair HD, along with the Beechcraft Bonanza G36 and Baron G58, and is optional on the Cessna Skyhawk. The Baron G58 also comes equipped with Garmin’s new GWX 75 Doppler weather radar. Other optional features for the Cessna and Beech models include the Garmin GSR 56 Iridium satellite receiver.