Velocity, Inc., manufacturer of the Velocity line of
high-performance canard aircraft, announced this week at AirVenture
2008 they are newest purveyor of the Garmin G900X integrated
The planemaker tells ANN Garmin has been extremely selective of
the aircraft they have approved for installation of their
top-of-the-line EFIS system for experimental aircraft, and Velocity
is proud to be the newest member of that group.
Velocity will perform the Garmin G900X installations and
retrofits on all Velocity aircraft at their Sebastian, FL.
Aerotronics, Inc. of Billings, MT has been selected as the approved
radio shop to perform the G900X final QC and certification in
Aerotronics has a history of G900X installations under their
belt, and has proven to be one of the preferred radio shops around
the country for many Velocity owners to bring their aircraft for
The maiden Velocity G900X installation will be in a Velocity
TXL-RG kit purchased by Peter Diamandis, of X-Prize fame. Peter is
also the co-founder of the Rocket Racing League... whose
subsidiary, the Rocket Racing Composites Corporation recently
purchased Velocity, Inc.
The Diamandis TXL will also feature a Lycoming TIO-540 engine,
producing 380hp, whereas the stock Velocity TXL features a
Continental TSIO-550 producing 310hp.