Garmin GPS 155 Receiver

The GPS 155 was the first Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver certified for U.S. operation in Instrument Flight Rules (navigating only by instruments). This certification marked the move toward a single GPS-centered navigational and surveillance system for air traffic control.

Caption:
The certification set for the first GPS receiver certified for use under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR).
Type: Artifact
Image Date: 2012
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Origin: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Creator: Dane A. Penland
NASM2012-02110
Innovations
 
The certification set for the first GPS receiver certified for use under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR).