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  • 7/16/15 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    New GPS 20A Provides Cost-Effective Path For Meeting ADS-B Requirements In EAB/LSA

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GPS 20A, an ADS-B Out compliant WAAS GPS position source for experimental amateur-built (EAB) and light sport aircraft (LSA). For experimental aircraft owners that already have a Mode S Extended Squitter (ES) transponder such as the GTX 23ES, the non-certified GSP 20A provides aircraft owners with a simple, rule-compliant WAAS position source, which meets the TSOmore...
  • 7/16/15 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Sixth major GTN update also incorporates customized holds, fuel range rings and more

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced an expanded feature set and new enhancements for the GTN touchscreen avionics. These new capabilities include customer-requested features such as creating and executing customized holding patterns, search and rescue patterns, as well as animated NEXRAD weather imagery from a variety of weather sources. The GTN 650/750 incorporate enhanced navigation functions that aremore...
  • 7/16/15 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Adds aera® 796/795, ForeFlight Mobile and Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced an expanded Connext ecosystem, which broadens compatibility to include the Garmin aera 796/795 aviation portable GPS, ForeFlight Mobile and Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck. With compatible Garmin avionics, customers can wirelessly receive ADS-B weather and traffic, as well as display precise GPS position data and back-up attitude information within these compatible products andmore...
  • 6/22/15 10:39 am CDT
    Aviation

    Incorporates Valuable Helicopter Route Charts for Select Products

    Garmin is pleased to announce select products now support the display of helicopter route charts throughout the United States, as well as Canadian IFR and VFR sectional charts. The aera 795/796, G3X Touch and Garmin Pilot for iOS now support the display of these charts with the most recent system software installed. Additionally, helicopter route charts are available for these products throughout eight U.S. metropolitan areas, including the Gulf of Mexico, which provide highly detailed mapmore...
  • 6/19/15 6:26 am CDT
    Aviation

    New Subscription Pricing, Simulator Support and More 

    Garmin is pleased to announce an updated version of the Garmin Pilot app for Android, which incorporates the display of both terrain and obstacles overtop Garmin’s rich, dynamic navigation maps, VFR Sectionals, IFR high and low enroute charts. These best-in-class terrain and obstacle overlays display visual alerts of potential hazards and enhance situational awareness, particularly in unfamiliar environments. In addition to terrain and obstacles, version 4.3 for Android supports X-Plane 10 andmore...
  • 6/16/15 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    D2™ Bravo Combines Innovation with Advanced Worldwide In-Flight Navigation Functionality

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today introduced D2 Bravo, a next-generation aviator watch that combines practical functionality and sophisticated design to bring pilots and aviation enthusiasts a premium GPS watch. D2 Bravo incorporates Garmin’s signature direct-to and nearest airport navigation features, complete with a worldwide aviation navigation database. New and exclusive benefits such as altitude alerts,more...
  • 4/15/15 2:40 pm CDT
    Aviation

    Including ADS-B Display Capability, Faster & Modernized Mapping and More

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced enhanced capability and an expanded feature set for the G500/G600 glass flight display systems. Pilots will experience a faster, more responsive and modernized mapping display, complete with a number of enhancements that bring new capabilities to these flight displays. In addition to a new, vibrant presentation, this update provides support for the display ofmore...
  • 4/13/15 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the next generation of HD action cameras, VIRB X and VIRB XE. Compact and capable of shooting rich, high-definition, wide-angle footage, VIRB X and XE boast an all-new form factor allowing for more mounting options. Waterproof to 50 meters, the updated camera design is even more rugged, and doesn’t require an external case for underwater shooting. In addition tomore...
  • 3/24/15 4:05 pm CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin is pleased to announce new capabilities and enhanced operational benefits for the King Air C90 aircraft, which are made available through the latest software upgrade.  This latest update offers new features including, NextGen components such as Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) compliance, user-defined holding patterns and the approval of optional equipment, which expands global operational capability.New enhancements offer King Air C90 owners and operators themore...
  • 3/20/15 1:09 pm CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin is pleased to announce the Connext wireless cockpit ecosystem is now supported by the G3X Touch. Customers who have incorporated G3X Touch into their experimental amateur-built or light sport aircraft (LSA), can now take advantage of wireless connectivity between select compatible Garmin avionics and Garmin Pilot on an iPad/iPhone and certain Android mobile devices. Depending on each individual installation, Connext supports the wireless transfer of flight plans and can share weather,more...
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