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  • 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...
  • 7/18/17 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    GDL ® 82 is an economical, easy-to-install, rule-compliant ADS-B Out solution for thousands of aircraft

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GDL 82 Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) datalink, the latest addition to the most comprehensive line-up of certified ADS-B solutions available from Garmin. The GDL 82 is a small, lightweight Universal Access Transceiver (UAT) with built-in GPS that uniquely integrates with the aircraft’s existing transponder and transponder antenna. This new,more...
  • 7/18/17 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    GDL ® 52 gives thousands of Garmin portables and Garmin Pilot™ subscribers access to premium weather and audio entertainment, traffic, attitude information, GPS position and more

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GDL 52/51, a series of portable receivers that are capable of receiving Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) traffic and weather, as well as SiriusXM Aviation weather1 and audio for display and control on select portables and mobile devices. The flagship GDL 52 combines all of these functions into a single device, while the GDL 51 specificallymore...
  • 7/18/17 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    GPS smartwatch adds high-resolution mapping, weather radar overlay and advanced capabilities

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the D2 Charlie aviator watch, an elegant and functional timepiece that boasts global navigation information, rich and colorful moving maps and a host of connectivity options. Designed with pilots, aviation enthusiasts and aspiring pilots in mind, the D2 Charlie aviator watch features real-time worldwide weather radar, as well as airport information that includesmore...
  • 7/18/17 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GFC 600 and GFC 500, solid state attitude-based (AHRS-derived) autopilots for fixed-wing general aviation aircraft. The unique design of these autopilots deliver superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities and minimal maintenance needs when compared to older generation autopilot systems. Boasting a robust feature set, the GFC 600 and GFC 500more...
  • 6/5/17 2:41 pm CDT
    Aviation

    G5 is approved for installation in over 650 aircraft models; shipping immediately

    Garmin is pleased to announce the approval of the G5 electronic flight instrument for installation as a replacement directional gyro (DG) or horizontal situation indicator (HSI) in type-certificated fixed-wing general aviation aircraft. When paired with select VHF NAV/COMMs or GPS navigators, the G5 can be considered primary for displaying magnetic heading, VOR/LOC guidance and/or GPS course guidance, as well as distance and groundspeed. The installation of dual G5 electronic flightmore...
  • 5/23/17 8:16 am CDT
    Aviation

    Aftermarket STC upgrade includes King Air 200/300/350 aircraft models

    Garmin is pleased to announce European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval of the next generation integrated flight deck, the G1000 NXi, in the King Air 200/300/350 aircraft models. Boasting a modernized flight display design with significant performance enhancements, the G1000 NXi incorporates innovative capabilities into a state-of-the-art avionics platform. Features such as wireless cockpit connectivity, including wireless aviation database updates using Flight Stream 510, enhancedmore...
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