Advanced Solutions for Flight Simulation
The following instructions will guide you through the steps necessary to download and install the GNS 430/530 software. Before you begin, please ensure your computer meets the minimum requirements shown in the left margin.
|Step-By-Step Installation Instructions:|
|The installation process consists of the following steps, shown in detail after this list:|
Our GNS installs as a popup by default.
here for instructions on how to load it within flight
sim. If you would like our GNS to be automatically installed into the 3D
cockpit of a C172/C182, please purchase
A2A Simulator's C172/C182 trainer first.
|1. Purchase the Software|
If you haven't yet purchased the software, please visit our online store. You will be unable to register or activate the software until you have submitted your payment.
|2. Download the installer program|
Download the installer program to a temporary location on your hard drive. FSX Steam customers may need to follow these steps to resolve simconnect errors.
When prompted select "Save As" and download the installer to a local of your choice.
|3. Launch the installer program and follow the on-screen instructions|
If you have Windows 7 or Windows Vista, you must RIGHT-CLICK on the installer program and select "Run as administrator".
|IMPORTANT: When the
installation is complete, the G1000 files are copied to your
computer's hard drive, but the panel will not be visible in
Microsoft Flight Simulator until you complete the remaining steps in
these instructions to activate the G1000.
|4. Register and Activate the GNS 430/530 GPS|
|Pick the registration option appropriate for you. If you are a brand-new customer, pick the first link to start your registration and activation. If you already previously registered, then use the instructions in the second link.|
In the default C172; the Mindstar variation of the plane, GNS is a pop-up gauge which must be access through the flight sim menu. The GNS gauge embedded in the panel of the plane will have a blank screen since it's not to be used.
See these instructions on how to install the GNS as a pop-guage into any aircraft.
|> Registration and Activation Instructions for New Installs <-- New Customers Go Here!|
|> Re-Activation Instructions for Updates|