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  • 12/18/08 6:00 am CST
    Aviation

    NextGen Transponder for the NextGen System

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it has received the FAA’s TSO-C166a authorization for the GTX 330 and GTX 33 transponders with 1090 MHz Extended Squitter (ES) transmission capabilities. Garmin is the first in the industry to receive TSO-C166a authorization for a general aviation transponder, and this newly certifiedmore...
  • 11/13/08 7:00 am CST
    Aviation
    Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it has received Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The ODA designation permits Garmin to conduct certain activities on behalf of the FAA, such as the authority to issue Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) approving installations of Garmin avionics inmore...
  • 10/30/08 4:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today the GPSMAP® 695 and GPSMAP 696, a new series of portable aviation navigation devices. As Garmin’s new flagship portable aviation product, the GPSMAP 696 incorporates the popular aviation features of the GPSMAP 496 while also adding new capabilities such as airways, electronic charts andmore...
  • 10/6/08 2:27 pm CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today extended warranty coverage for the G1000. Garmin’s FliteLevel Extended Warranty offers complete system wide maintenance protection for everything from cockpit displays to remote LRU’s, and is designed to give owners comprehensive protection against unexpected product failures when their standard two-year factory warrantymore...
  • 10/6/08 2:25 pm CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today the King Air Platinum Package for King Air C90, 200 and B200 owners who place an order for the retrofit G1000 integrated flight deck by November 30, 2008. The Platinum Package gives a substantial savings on the most popular G1000 options: Synthetic Vision Technology (SVT), Garmin Chartview™ that displays Jeppesen charts,more...
  • 7/31/08 2:45 pm CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, continues to develop products that promote the advancement of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) avionics, and has recently supported its local Kansas City aviation community by assisting to equip six law enforcement and news helicopters with ADS-B avionics. “Garmin has proven its commitment to ADS-B bymore...
  • 7/29/08 2:43 pm CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today fly.Garmin.com, a website that helps pilots manage Garmin database information and dramatically simplifies the process of updating and purchasing databases. “Product capabilities have dramatically increased over the past few years as we have introduced new features such as terrain, FliteCharts®, SafeTaxi®, AOPAmore...
  • 7/28/08 2:42 pm CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it has received FAA Approved Model List Supplemental Type Certification with an Approved Model List (AML STC) for the G600, a revolutionary new avionics suite designed for the retrofit and forward fit avionics market. The FAA’s approval allows the G600 to be installed in 785 different makes and models of normal andmore...
  • 7/28/08 2:41 pm CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today the GMA 240 audio panel, a non-certified audio panel designed for experimental and light sport aircraft. The GMA 240 includes many popular control and indication features found on Garmin’s certified audio panels, and has an attractive sub-$1,000 price point. “This new audio panel is ideal for experimental and LSAmore...
  • 7/28/08 2:40 pm CDT
    Aviation
    Digital Cyclone®, Inc., a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today an upgrade to Pilot My-Cast by Garmin, a cell phone based product that offers critical aviation weather data and flight planning services. The newest feature to Pilot My-Cast by Garmin is NOTAMS (Notice to Airmen). In addition, Pilot My-Cast by Garmin has expanded the number of mobile phones it supports to includemore...
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