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Is it possible to load (and not activate) the approach procedure on a Garmin 1000 or 430?

If you take a look at the manual for the 430 you will see that you can only load one approach at a time. Turn the large right knob to highlight ‘Load?’ or ‘Activate?’ (approaches only) and press the ...
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What are the ICAO RNAV equipment codes for the non-WAAS G1000 and GNS 430W?

Garmin's ICAO Equipment Guide is very helpful indicating Non-WAAS G1000 - R and PBN B2, C2, D2 WAAS GNS 430W - R, B, and PBN B2, C2, D2 This corresponds with AIM TBL 5-1-6 ...
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Must RAIM be checked in flight before every GPS approach or is a preflight check acceptable?

The FAA website predicts pre-flight whether RAIM will be available The RAIM algorithm will tell you during your flight if GPS is working correctly. The pre-flight FAA website check is not a ...
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What is the difference between EPE and HUL on the Satellite Status Page of GNS systems?

EPE is the 1-sigma error level and thus represents the position error circle with a 68% confidence level. Reference: NPS
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Why is the ILS16 approach at KSKF not available in my Garmin 430W?

There are two ILS approaches for runway 16. Both of them had amendments on 13 Aug 20. Therefore, the IAP charts that were in the database are no longer valid. They expired. It would be interesting to ...
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Is it possible to load (and not activate) the approach procedure on a Garmin 1000 or 430?

Yes, both allow you to “LOAD” an approach without “ACTIVATE”-ing it. Slow down for just a moment when plugging in the approach. Or, better yet, practice doing it in a AADT or higher sim or on the ...
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Is it possible to load (and not activate) the approach procedure on a Garmin 1000 or 430?

Here are some thoughts. Do you still have a previous approach loaded / activated? Can you delete the old approach before loading the new one? Are you in the middle of a missed approach? Try ...
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Must RAIM be checked in flight before every GPS approach or is a preflight check acceptable?

Answer lies on AIM 5-1-16 "rnav and RNP operations" paragraph f: f. During the pre−flight planning phase RAIM prediction must be performed if TSO−C129() equipment is used to solely satisfy the ...
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