Stepping up from the aera 500 model, aera 550 brings added features, performance, and more advanced pilot/motorist capabilities to the overall product design. Terrain/obstacles graphics are shown in higher-resolution 9 arc-second detail on the aera 550's 4.3" QVGA wide-format display (providing more than 11 times the onscreen resolution than the standard 30 arc-second versions). As in all the aera models, the internal GPS updates at a rate of 5 times per second (5 Hz), which allows your moving map and flight data to display smoothly and continuously. In addition to detailed flight mapping, the aera 550 also comes fully preloaded with SafeTaxi® charts for many U.S., European or Canadian airports - while an included AOPA Airport Directory database gives you detailed listings, phone numbers, facilities and fuel location information on more than 7,400 U.S. landing sites, as well as airports of entry for Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. A full year of prepaid database updates is included. Includes: Aera® 550, yoke mount, automotive friction mount, vehicle power cable, battery, USB cable, pilot's guide, quick start manuals, one year free aviation data base coupon, and carrying case.
Easy-to-use touchscreen interface
Rugged and waterproof (IPX-7)
Bright 4.3" diagonal, color touchscreen display; 480 x 272 pixels; WQVGA TFT display with white backlight
GTX 330 interface capability for TIS traffic
Lithium-ion battery - lasts up to five hours, depending on usage and settings