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Garmin GPSMAP 696
5.9 out of 10

Garmin GPSMAP 696

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Five Stars

Carlos Mario Angel P, Amazon
26 July 2014
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An outstanding product designed with a pilot in mind. Garmin did it again!

uranch, Ebay
13 July 2014
  • Summary: I started with the 196 then to the 496 then to the 696. I always used the Garmin handheld a a backup to either a GNS 430 or 530. The 696 was an easy transition with outstanding capabilities. I have since transitioned to a G-1000 which I feel the 696 made the transition easier.
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Garmin 696 GPS

Delmer Lee, Amazon
16 June 2014
  • Summary: Garmin GPSMAP 696 Color Portable Aviation GPS is a great product. Received as advertised. Would do business with this provider again.
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Awesome for situational awareness in the cockpit

Jeff L, Amazon
15 October 2013
  • Summary: The GPSMAP 696 is a great accessory for the cockpit and I would highly recomend it for any VFR pilot. It has been invaluable in helping to navigate in, under, and around complex airspace topology of class B and C airports.
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Garmin 696

billy, Amazon
15 February 2013
  • Summary: I have been a Garmin fan for years and learned to fly IFR in a 430 equipped C 172. I sold my Garmin 396 when I started with the airlines. I thought the technology would go with the tablets so I kept watching all my friends with Fore-flight and it seems anybody that's anybody has that set up.
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I am satisfied.

saigonmarine, Ebay
6 January 2013
  • Summary: The 696 is an outstanding devise. I ferry airplanes, it is a great performer in the air and is very handy during route planning.
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Very powerful, easy to use Garmin masterpiece.

cbooth7, Ebay
10 May 2011
  • Summary: After researching the various handheld options available for adding weather and current map features I decided on the 696. I am not disappointed with my decision in the least. What a powerful tool for awareness. Flying IFR with this added to the Garmin 430W is a treat.
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Garmin continues the tradition

*_lr_atyahoocom, Ebay
23 October 2010
  • Summary: Let me start by saying that I'm prejudiced. I've been flying with a Garmin 296 for about 4 years, and another Garmin before that. And I've flown planes with a Garmin 430 in the panel. So when the 696 came out, I knew it was just a matter of time.
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GPSMAP 696

psc2055, Ebay
7 March 2010
  • Summary: I just purchased a plane in November of last year and I needed a GPS for it but was on a tight budget. I already knew about Garmin GPS's and that the portable GPS 696 was the cadillac of GPS's without having to pay for a full install of a glass panel.
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A 'BEST OF' product

kentjinx, Ebay
14 January 2010
  • Summary: I have a 696 in the cockpit on both our corp aircraft. I like the detailed weather on the 696 and ease of operation and learning to use it. Garmin has all user-friendly products. I did try the G796 for a week and did NOT like it, except for the detailed enroute charts.
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