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InSight Databases

InSight includes a range of required and optional databases to meet your aircraft needs and flight requirements. Databases include: Terrain, Obstacle, Navigation Reference, Airport Mapping supplied by Universal Avionics, and the Electronic Terminal Charts (eCharts) supplied by Jeppesen. Databases are downloaded using the Universal Avionics custom-designed Data Download Tool (DDT), a Microsoft® Windows® based PC tool. InSight databases are uploaded into the system via Secure Digital (SD) memory card through the ANK, which incorporates an SD card slot.

The DDT is available as a download from the UniNet Online Portal. A UniNet account is required to use the DDT.


Terrain Databases

The Terrain database is comprised of three sub-databases:

  1. Terrain Elevation: Displays 3D terrain renderings and the caution and warning color bands
  2. Terrain Coverage: Displays water and ice coverage
  3. Cultural Chart Features: Displays urban area outlines and political boundaries
The terrain database is released every 84 days. The contents are updated only as-needed, therefore download times will vary.

Note: The Terrain databases are shown as three individual downloads in the DDT.

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Nav Reference Databases

The NavReference database contains reference information including airports, airspace, and NAVAIDS which are shown on terrain displays and maps on the EFI-1040P. It is updated every 28 days.

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Obstacle Databases

The Obstacle database contains man–made and certain natural obstacles which are shown on terrain displays and maps on EFI-1040P. It is updated every 28 days.

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Airport Mapping Databases

The optional Airport Mapping database displays a high-resolution representation of airport surface layout and features. It is updated every 28 days.

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InSight eChart Database

The optional Jeppesen® eCharts for InSight contains electronic approach and terminal charts. It is supplied by Jeppesen and updated every 14 days.

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Database Support

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Tel: 520 573 7627 or 800 595 5906
Fax: 520 295 2384

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Tel: 520 295 2300 or 800 321 5253