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  • 12/22/10 5:00 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 the European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) validation of the U.S. STC (supplemental type certificate) for the installation of the G1000 avionics suite in the King Air 200 and B200. “We’ve gone to great lengths to make sure customers who upgrade to this panel have the same leading edgemore...
  • 11/11/10 12:53 pm CST
    Aviation
    Digital CycloneSM, Inc., a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced that Pilot My-Cast℠ by Garmin® is available for the iPad. The new iPad app has a distinctive tile-format user interface designed specifically for the iPad, and will help pilots visualize the weather along their route so that they can make informed decisions about their intended flight path prior to departure.more...
  • 10/18/10 5:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Garmin’s Innovative Touchscreen Flight Deck Available for Large Jets

    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it is developing a revolutionary, integrated flight deck for the Part 25 business jet market. The Garmin G5000 is designed specifically for crew-flown turbine aircraft and combines a dual multi-sensor flight management system (FMS), touchscreen vehicle management units, and multi-pane cockpit displays. These widescreen displays with touchscreen controls give pilotsmore...
  • 10/13/10 7:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), AeroMech of Everett, Washington, and Corporate Aircraft of Fresno, California, today announced that they are working towards a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for reduced vertical separation minimum (RVSM) certification for installation of the G600 in select aircraft. The STC is expected to be completed early in 2011 and will initially be available for new G600more...
  • 10/5/10 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), today announced another major G1000 retrofit program. The King Air 300 and King Air 350 are expected to receive Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for a G1000 retrofit installation in mid-2011. Once completed, King Air 300 and King Air 350 owners will be able to install the G1000 at any Garmin authorized G1000 retrofit dealer. With the completion of thismore...
  • 9/27/10 4:30 pm CDT
    Aviation
    Rotorcraft Services Group, Inc. (RSG), an industry leader in helicopter and aircraft services and Garmin International, Inc. have proudly teamed together to obtain FAA Supplemental Type Certificates (STC) for installation of the Garmin G500H glass cockpit in the Eurocopter AS350B2, AS350B3 and EC130B4 helicopter models. Under this STC, any authorized Garmin aviation dealer can install a G500H in a Eurocopter AS350B2, AS350B3 and/or EC130B4more...
  • 7/26/10 3:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    TCAS I, Worldwide Weather and Garmin ESP™ Capabilities Expected Soon

    OSHKOSH, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced it is working on upgrades to the G1000-equipped King Air 200 supplemental type certificate (STC). The updated STC is expected to include software and optional equipment enhancements that will give King Air 200 pilots new features and capabilities for enhanced safety and ease of operation. “more...
  • 7/26/10 3:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    OSHKOSH, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced that the G500/G600 will soon have new features and capabilities thanks to a software upgrade expected by the fourth quarter of 2010. The new features will include compatibility with Garmin’s GSR 56 Iridium voice and data service with worldwide weather capability, AOPA Airport Directory databasemore...
  • 7/26/10 3:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    OSHKOSH, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced new and enhanced chart capabilities for the GPSMAP 695/696. This top-of-the-line aviation portable will soon include georeferenced Garmin FliteCharts®. Customers also have the opportunity to immediately subscribe to and receive Garmin’s georeferenced ChartView powered by Jeppesen. “We constantlymore...
  • 7/26/10 3:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    EAA AirVenture Oshkosh show special: Free 30-day trial on iPhone

    OSHKOSH, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Digital CycloneSM, Inc., a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced upgrades to its popular Pilot My-Cast℠ by Garmin® app that is available on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. The new features – fuel pricing and approach charts – will be available soon at no additional cost from the iTunes store. “We recognize that the essential information pilots need, likemore...
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