Avidyne's IFD540 FMS/GPS/NAV/COM takes the best Flight Management System available adds a multi-channel digital VHF radio and puts it all together in an easy-to-use plug & play design. Easy-to-use touchscreen interface with knobs and buttons including WiFi/Bluetooth® capabilities.
Plug & Play Replacements
The Avidyne IFD540 is truly a plug & play replacement for Garmin's GNS530 and GNS530W. The IFD540 will use the existing tray and connectors and is compatible with all popular interface configurations. This plug & play ease of use can greatly minimize installation cost.
An Easy Choice
Avidyne's IFD540 truly represents the Next Generation of FMS/GPS/NAV/COM systems. The IFD540 provides VHF communication and SBAS/LPV precision navigation. It was designed to meet both the accuracy and integrity requirement for ADS-B. Due to its plug & play design, the IFD540, is a replacement for legacy systems and shares the same basic functionality in large and compact display formats.
The Avidyne IFD540 design and functionality makes it an easy choice when it comes to panel mounted avionics.
Hybrid Touch: Knobs & Buttons or Touch Screen
The IFD540 Page & Tab UI provides plainly-labeled tabs, bi-direction keys, and on-screen, touch-sensitive labels making it much easier to access the information you want. Avidyne's UI helps to avoid the notion of home pages, nested menus, unfamiliar icons and magic handshakes.
Avidyne's award-winning user interface gives pilots the freedom to spend more time managing your aircraft and enjoying your flight instead of managing your avionics and aircraft systems.
Made by Pilots for Pilots
The team at Avidyne are avid and enthusiastic pilots. That experience helped Avidyne design the IFD540 for fellow pilots. The goal was to provide a feature rich system while balancing the simplicity of operation.
Avidyne's IFD540 provides an easy page & tab UI, plus advance radio management which includes automated NAV frequency tuning and COM frequency nomination, automatic frequency identification, easy-to-modify graphical flight planning, and Avidyne's exclusive GeoFill™ waypoint nomination.
5.7” Diagonal w/Touch Screen
Full VGA - 640 x 480 pixels
Ultrabright sunlight readable w/LED Backlighting
Width: 6.30" (16.0cm)
Height: 4.60“ (11.7cm)
Depth: 11.00“(27.5cm) behind panel including connectors
8.50 lbs (3.79kg) including tray & connector
VHF COM Power Output
10 Watts nominal
Optional 16Watt (for 28vdc installations only)
11 - 33VDC
4.4A/6.5A Xmit @14vdc
2.2A/4.0A Xmit @28vdc
To 50,000 ft.
-20C to +55C Operating
+70C Short Term
Satellite Datalink Weather Interface
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Electronic Approach Charts & Airport Diagrams
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Charts, Nav Data, and other software updates are easily field loadable via USB.
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