Realistic GPS for your flight sim
Practice and become more confident with an affordable and realistic interfaces for X-Planes Garmin 430/530Read More
The RealSimGear™ Garmin GNS530 bezel provides ultra realistic buttons and knobs for use with the X-Plane Garmin 530 GPS Nav/Comm. This is the best way to learn the functionality of the Garmin 530 and is much more realistic than using the mouse or a touch screen.
allow you to use the Garmin 530 in the same way as you would in a real aircraft
with their own push buttons replicate the feel and function of the Garmin 530 knobs
no more fumbling with the mouse
and representative of real world flying
The RealSimGear™ Garmin GNS430 bezel provides ultra realistic buttons and knobs for use with the X-Plane Garmin 430 GPS Nav/Comm. This is the best way to learn the functionality of the Garmin 430 and is much more realistic than using the mouse or a touch screen.
The most common general aviation GPS
NAV/COM unit, coming soon for X-Plane
I am a Product Design Engineer who recently earned my Private Pilots License and Instrument Rating here in San Diego, California.
During my flight training I found it very helpful to practice certain maneuvers or procedures using my very basic PC flight simulator. Late in my training I discovered virtual ATC with PilotEdge and more fully realized the benefit of practicing instrument procedures with the added realism of live radio communications.
No! This product is fully assembled and ready to go. There is nothing for you to buy, 3D print, solder. Each unit is built and tested before shipping.
No! All you have to do is install the ArdSimX plugin for X-plane (available here), load the configuration file onto your PC and configure the pop out GPS screen to appear on the RealSimGear GNS530 monitor.
Yes! This product is a custom interface for the ArdSimX platform (http://www.simvim.com/ardsimx/) which works with X-Plane and is PC and Mac compatible.
Yes! For around the cost of 1 flight lesson you have the ability to practice the use of the 530 in a realistic way. The right time to learn the ins and outs of your GPS is on the ground, not in the air where it's expensive.
Yes, you can cancel anytime prior to your order shipping for a full refund.
If you are not happy with the product or it doesn't work as you expected you may return it within 30 days for a full refund. Please contact us before sending the product back.