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  • 3/8/18 9:40 am CST
    Aviation
    March 8, 2018 – Garmin today celebrated the maiden flight of the first retrofitted Citation XLS featuring the G5000 integrated flight deck. This marks a significant milestone toward completion of the G5000 upgrade for the Citation Excel and Citation XLS. The G5000 integrated avionics suite brings an entirely new flight deck to the aircraft, addressing both obsolescence and mandate compliance, while also lowering direct operating costs. The G5000 also modernizes the cockpit philosophy,more...
  • 3/7/18 8:17 am CST
    Aviation
    Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval and has begun initial shipments of the G500 TXi and G600 TXi flight displays. 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 optimal flexibility for panel configurationsmore...
  • 3/6/18 6:00 am CST
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced an expanded Connext ecosystem that now includes the FltPlan.com website and the FltPlan Go app on Apple and Android mobile devices. With compatible Garmin avionics1, pilots can simply create a flight plan within the FltPlan.com website, share it within the FltPlan Go app and wirelessly transfer it to select avionics once they arrive to the aircraft via the app on amore...
  • 3/1/18 6:00 am CST
    Aviation

    Now delivering most comprehensive line-up of portable ADS-B solutions with the GDL 50/51/52

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GDL 50, a portable device capable of receiving Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) traffic and weather, GPS and aircraft attitude1 information for display on select portables and mobile devices. A remote-mount version of the GDL 50, the GDL 50R, is also available. Exclusive features such as TargetTrend™ and TerminalTraffic™ further enhance the ADSmore...
  • 2/22/18 6:00 am CST
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GFC™ 600H flight control system for helicopter owners and operators – a breakthrough in cost-effective technology that reduces pilot workload and improves mission effectiveness. This attitude-based (AHRS-derived) flight control system boasts a number of helicopter-tailored safety features, including stability augmentation system (SAS), Garmin Helicoptermore...
  • 2/22/18 5:59 am CST
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the G500H TXi, a new generation of touchscreen flight displays for helicopters. Built on the proven capabilities of the original G500H series, the G500H TXi offers a vastly expanded array of features, options and panel possibilities that bring a new level of reliability, adaptability and affordability to helicopter operations. Designed specifically for FAR Part 27more...
  • 2/22/18 5:59 am CST
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the G1000H NXi, the next-generation, all-glass integrated flight deck designed specifically for the FAR Part 27 VFR helicopter market. The G1000H NXi offers a number of new and enhanced features tailored to helicopter pilots, including Database Concierge, U.S. helicopter-specific charts, helicopter terrain awareness warning system (HTAWS) and WireAware™ wire-strikemore...
  • 2/14/18 6:00 am CST
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that the D2™ Charlie aviator watch has been selected by the United States Air Force (USAF) for use by the pilots of the Lockheed U-2 aircraft. The high-sensitivity WAAS GPS-enabled D2 Charlie aviator watch incorporates global navigation capability, rich and colorful moving maps and more, providing pilots in the USAF with an exclusive, back-up navigation timepiece inmore...
  • 1/24/18 9:07 am CST
    Aviation
    Garmin is pleased to announce expanded pilot training opportunities for 2018 to include additional classes throughout the United States. Instructor-led training classes are available for the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigator series, the G500/G600 glass flight display systems, and all Garmin Integrated Flight Decks. Supplemental eLearning opportunities are also available, and additional training for the G500 TXi/G600 TXi and G3X Touch series will be added later in the year. These new trainingmore...
  • 1/17/18 6:00 am CST
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that it received two Supplier of the Year awards at the annual 2017 Embraer Suppliers Conference, which was held recently at Embraer’s facility in São José dos Campos, Brazil. Garmin was recognized as Supplier of the Year in two categories: Technical Support to Operators and Electric & Electronics Systems. These awards join seven Supplier of the Year awardsmore...
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