Garmin G1000NXi Upgrade Available To King Airs Textron Aviation recently announced that it is now offering the Garmin G1000NXi upgrade to King Air turboprop aircraft. The Garmin G1000NXi is the next generation of the older G1000 avionics suite. The upgrade is penned for in-service Beechcraft King Air 200/300/350 series turboprop aircraft. Garmin’s G1000 NXi platform features significant flight display modernization with faster processing times, improved graphics rendering and enhanced readability with LED back-lighting. Capability improvements include map overlay on the HSI, improved FMS capabilities to include visual approaches, standard ADS-B In and Out, the ability to view VFR and IFR charts on the moving map, animated XM weather depiction and more. Optional enhancements offer wireless database updates and flight plan uploads with Flight Stream and enhanced situational awareness with SurfaceWatch.