On Tuesday 23 November 2004 14:54, Boris Koenig wrote:
> Well thanks for the pointer, I am going to contact Garmin yet another
> time anyway: Another FlightGear user informed me yesterday that there
> IS already an application that interfaces the original (software)
> simulator unit with MS FS 200x - this seems to be based on FSUIPC and
> is called "FSGarmin".
> Indeed, said company did even SELL the interface for about $ 40 US,
> until they went out of business about 2 yrs ago (?)
> But before they went out of business they made their software freely
> available - there's also a support forum for that software at:
> What surprised me is that Garmin didn't seem to know about the project.
> So I will gather more information why Mr. Stone didn't mention said
> project ...
> This supports rumours that I could find on the web about Micro$oft
> swallowing the company ... after all they also support some garmin
> GPS devices ;-)
> Even more interesting: FSAvionics.com (SimSystems) did even provide an
> interface for X-Plane some time ago, so depending whether we will be
> able to get in touch with the original developers it might be
> interesting to learn about ways to revamp the interface to work with
Any news on this, Boris? I know that Honeywell (Bendix/King) also have demo
software of some of their GPS devices. Perhaps they are more willing to
Roy Vegard Ovesen
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