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  • 3/29/17 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Additional features include GTX 3000 & TCAS II control/display and more

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the addition of new capabilities and enhancements for the popular GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigators. New GTN features include visual approach guidance, control and display of the GTX 3000 transponder and GTS 8000 Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS II)/Airborne Collision Avoidance System (ACAS II), as well as LNAV+V approaches without Space-Basedmore...
  • 3/29/17 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Dual G5 installation options support safety-enhancing redundancy with dual ADAHRS and back-up battery

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the pending 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 GPSmore...
  • 3/29/17 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    New audio panels are a cost-effective slide-in upgrade to the popular GMA 340

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GMA 345 and GMA 342 all-digital audio panels designed for fixed-wing aircraft. The GMA 345 features Bluetooth® audio connectivity and a front-mounted USB charging port, while the GMA 342 contains a dedicated 3.5mm audio jack that allows pilots to connect a mobile device directly to the audio panel. These new panel-mount audio panels contain state-of-the-artmore...
  • 3/22/17 12:52 pm CDT
    Aviation

    GTX 345/335 provide simple ADS-B In/Out upgrade path for thousands of aircraft/helicopters in Europe

    Garmin is pleased to announce it has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval of the GTX 345 and GTX 335 all-in-one ADS-B transponders in fixed-wing general aviation aircraft and helicopters. The GTX 345/335 include Extended Squitter (ES) ADS-B Out with options for built-in WAAS, as well as dual-link ADS-B In. The GTX 345/335 are compatible with a wide variety of current and legacy Garmin displays, including select G1000 Integrated Flight Decks. The GTX 345/335 come in anmore...
  • 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...
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