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  • 3/7/17 6:00 am CST
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced a series of enhancements and an expanded feature set for Garmin’s G500H glass flight display STC in Robinson R44 helicopters. Pilots flying behind the G500H in the R44 will experience a faster, more responsive and modernized flight display, alongside a number of additional features that improve situational awareness and bring new capabilities to this system using amore...
  • 2/7/17 6:00 am CST
    Aviation

    STC demonstrates EASA’s initiative to economically improve aircraft safety and is available immediately

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval of the G5 electronic flight instrument for installation in select certified fixed-wing general aviation aircraft in Europe. The G5 electronic flight instrument boasts state-of-the-art reliability and enhanced safety benefits over failure-prone, mechanical gyro-driven instruments as a standalone primary source ofmore...
  • 1/10/17 2:29 pm CST
    Aviation
    Garmin is pleased to announce expanded pilot training opportunities for 2017 to include additional classes throughout the United States. In addition to scheduled classes for the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigator series and G500/G600 glass flight display systems, on-demand classes for the G1000, G3000, and G5000 Integrated Flight Decks and supplemental eLearning opportunities are also available. These new training opportunities and locations provide pilots with varying levels of experience amore...
  • 1/3/17 6:00 am CST
    Aviation

    Certified on King Air 200 aircraft as part of an aftermarket STC upgrade; King Air 300/350 expected soon

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced its successor to the ever-popular G1000 integrated flight deck, the G1000 NXi. 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 Garminmore...
  • 11/17/16 6:00 am CST
    Aviation

    Introduces weight & balance, aircraft performance tables, checklists, Freehand™ flight plan and more

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced integrated weight and balance calculations, as well as aircraft performance tables and calculations within the Garmin Pilot app on Apple mobile devices. Also new to Garmin Pilot, Freehand flight planning allows for quick and easy flight plan editing from the moving map page. Pilot-configurable checklists are also integrated within Garmin Pilot, providing pilots themore...
  • 11/16/16 6:00 am CST
    Aviation

    GTX 345/335 transponders provide simple path to achieve ADS-B In/Out in over 60 helicopter models

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the installation of the GTX 345 ADS-B In/Out and GTX 335 ADS-B Out transponders in an Approved Model List (AML) of Part 27 helicopters. The GTX 345/335 include Extended Squitter (ES) ADS-B Out with options for built-in WAAS. Remote-mount variants of thesemore...
  • 10/31/16 1:59 pm CDT
    Aviation

    Over 50 business jets are provided with an economical ADS-B upgrade path

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced availability and the addition of popular business aircraft to a comprehensive aircraft model list, which are eligible for Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) solutions through select partners within the Garmin Authorized Dealer Network. Garmin’s suite of ADS-B solutions address the market’s desire for a cost-effective ADS-B In/Out solution, whilemore...
  • 10/25/16 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Adds feature-rich capabilities, solves parts obsolescence and offers reduced cost of ownership

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced it will expand its portfolio of integrated flight deck upgrades to now include a G5000 modernization program for the popular Citation Excel and Citation XLS. The Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) is targeted for approval in late 2018 and will be available from select Garmin dealers, as well as Textron Aviation Service Centers. “For over five years andmore...
  • 8/30/16 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Early adopter installations are now underway

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted supplemental type certification (STC) for the G5000 avionics suite in the Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP aircraft. The G5000 modernizes the cockpit, increases aircraft utility, offers significant weight savings and provides operators with a solution to fulfill global next generation airspace initiatives.more...
  • 7/25/16 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    STC available immediately for installation in thousands of general aviation aircraft

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced FAA approval of the G5 electronic flight instrument in type-certificated fixed-wing general aviation aircraft. Installation approval is accomplished via supplemental type certificate (STC) with a comprehensive approved model list (AML) containing 562 aircraft models. The compact and cost-effective G5 delivers exceptional performance and reliability as a standalonemore...
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