Pilots need to have a lot of information at their fingertips – and where better to have the source of some of that information on your wrist? Enter the Garmin D2 Delta, a smartwatch tailored for aviators that combines excellent built quality with advanced features. It’s designed to ensure quick access to the information required for safe flying.
The Garmin D2 Delta is a smartwatch that combines a excellent built quality and advanced features tailored to aviation. It’s designed to ensure quick access to relevant information and safe flights. It’s also a very stylish watch.
Three versions are available, all contained within a fiber-reinforced polymerase case with ametal, rear cover, scratch-resistant domed sapphire crystal lens and a titanium bezel. Each D2 Delta version comes with a soft, flexible black sports band made from silicon or leather with the option of easy QuickFit band replacements without any extra tools. The 1.2-inch (30.4 mm) sunlight visible, transflective display has a resolution of 240 x 240 pixels. It weighs in at just 76 g.
Special pilot functions
The D2 Delta PX helps you navigate your flight. you can access routing functions and your flight path and is designed to help pilots navigate.
You have the option to link your cockpit activity by adding the Flight Stream 510 wireless gateway, and also by syncing your GPS position data. Flight information can be streamed in real time.
Use Wi-Fi to wirelessly update the internal databases on your watch. Once enabling the Garmin Pilot app you could get flight notifications and alerts.
Get Weather Conditions
The D2 Delta uses your smartphone to keep you informed about weather conditions including wind speed, visibility, precipitation, cloud cover, temperature, dew point, barometric pressure UV index and more.
Customizable User Interface
For flight control there is current GPS groundspeed, GPS track, distance from waypoint or airports, estimated time of flight route, bearings, glide ratio and other key flight parameters. You can set an altitude alert based on your measured altitude and time approaches or flight sections with the stopwatch. The watch will vibrate if you drift off the set course or reach a certain altitude. The O2 Altitude alert feature will vibrate when oxygen supplement is required. Also there is a configurable fuel-tank alert.
Fitness and Activity Tracking
Beyond its full range of flight-related functions, the D2 Delta also offers a complete list of sports training, fitness and outdoor navigation tools. You can tap into an array of psychological metrics, running dynamics, fitness tracking features and more, so you can monitor your workout stats, measure your progress and avoid injury. Special preloaded activity profiles are provided for golfing, swimming, running, biking, hiking, rowing, skiing and more. On top of the usual step counting, sleep time and quality monitor, the D2 Delta PX uses Elevate wrist heart rate technology to give you your calories burnt and qualify your fitness activity and intensity. For added motivation, you can download advanced workouts and training plans from the Garmin Connect online community.
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In our view
The Garmin D2 Delta is a smartwatch with premium built quality, cutting-edge technology and innovative features. If you’re a pilot making safety your first priority this watch is a must-have.