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  • 10/9/17 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    New Connext ® packages offer expanded value and increased flexibility for customers

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced expanded Connext weather and data service packages that provide additional cost-effective pricing tiers offering all-inclusive rate plans designed to suit operational needs for global weather and connectivity. Aircraft equipped with the GSR 56 satellite datalink transceiver and compatible avionics can take advantage of these new rate plans starting as low as $79.99more...
  • 10/9/17 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today celebrated the delivery of its 500th G1000 integrated flight deck upgrade for King Air aircraft. For more than a decade, the G1000 has modernized the King Air cockpit by providing operators with enhanced operational benefits and increased aircraft utility, while also offering significant weight savings and a lower cost of operation. Earlier this year, Garmin began deliveriesmore...
  • 10/9/17 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the Garmin Head-up Display (GHD 2100) for super-midsize business aircraft continues to make progress with flight testing and certification on the Cessna Citation Longitude in conjunction with the G5000™ integrated flight deck. The GHD system incorporates modern optical design within a single display unit, projecting a crisp, clear view of pertinent flightmore...
  • 10/9/17 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced progress toward a major milestone and incentives for the G5000™ integrated flight deck program for Textron Aviation’s Citation Excel and Citation XLS. The G5000 integrated avionics suite modernizes the cockpit, increases aircraft utility, addresses mandate requirements and provides operators with a significantly lower cost of operation while solving partsmore...
  • 10/5/17 8:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that Martin Truex Jr., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Toyota and the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Regular Season Champion, has become Garmin’s latest brand ambassador. As part of his role as a Garmin ambassador, Martin’s Beechjet has been equipped with a G5000™ integrated flight deck. “We are honored thatmore...
  • 10/4/17 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced an addition to its portfolio of integrated flight deck upgrades to now include the G1000 NXi for the Cessna Citation Mustang. The G1000 NXi offers modern displays that boast significant performance improvements alongside a comprehensive feature set that incorporates wireless cockpit connectivity, split-screen capability, SurfaceWatch™, visual approaches, map overlaymore...
  • 10/4/17 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    GWX 80 boasts pilot workload-reducing benefits and aids in situational awareness
    Textron Aviation selects GWX 80 for Cessna Citation Longitude

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GWX™ 80, a new weather radar that incorporates automated atmospheric threat assessment capabilities to help reduce pilot workload in the cockpit. Intended for business, commercial and military aircraft, the Doppler-based GWX 80 incorporates automatic 3D volumetric scanning, predictive wind shear detection, hail and lightning prediction, and advanced groundmore...
  • 10/4/17 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    G500 TXi, G600 TXi, G700 TXi and EIS TXi, scalable touchscreen solutions that redefine aircraft panel configurations

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the touchscreen G500 TXi, G600 TXi and G700 TXi flight displays, as well as the engine information system (EIS) TXi. Boasting a clean-sheet touchscreen design and vibrant presentation, the TXi family incorporates greater situational awareness tools and an innovative feature set into a contemporary avionics platform. Three displays are available, offering optimalmore...
  • 7/20/17 10:43 am CDT
    Aviation

    Adds split-screen synthetic vision to both platforms; launches new features and connectivity options

    Garmin is pleased to announce several new enhancements and an expanded feature set for the Garmin Pilot application on Apple and Android mobile devices. New for Android, Garmin Pilot customers can now access synthetic vision (SVX), as well as pilot-configurable checklists within the app. Customers using Garmin Pilot on an Apple mobile device can take advantage of weight and balance calculations tailored to helicopter operators, Search and Rescue (SAR) options and more. With the latestmore...
  • 7/18/17 7:07 am CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin is pleased to announce the G5 electronic flight instrument will soon be compatible with a wide-range of third-party autopilots available on the market. Utilizing the new GAD 29B adapter, the G5 directional gyro (DG)/horizontal situation indicator (HSI) can interface with a variety of autopilots to provide heading and course error to drive the autopilot. With a compatible navigation source, the G5 can also interface with select autopilots for coupled flight in heading and navigationmore...
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