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  • 4/19/16 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    New update brings free global VFR flight plan filing, additional overlays to profile view and more

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced new enhancements made available within the Garmin Pilot app for iOS mobile devices. Pilots flying around the globe, including Europe, are now offered the option of filing VFR flight plans for free directly with the country Aeronautical Information Service (AIS) with a Garmin Pilot subscription. Additional features for iOS include a flight profile view, new VFRmore...
  • 4/11/16 12:32 pm CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin is pleased to announce new features and capabilities are now available within the GTN 650/750 touchscreen series for select helicopters on the market. New and existing customers can receive these features by contacting an authorized Garmin dealer.  WireAwareWireAware graphically overlays power line location and relative altitude information on the moving map and terrain pages. Powerlines are depicted in colors corresponding to their height relative to the helicopters’ altitude somore...
  • 3/31/16 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Combines Bluetooth® wireless music, phone, 3D Audio and more

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GMA 245 and GMA 245R, all-digital, Bluetooth audio panels designed for experimental amateur-built (EAB) and light sport aircraft (LSA). The GMA 245 is a panel-mount audio panel with a rich set of convenient and simple-to-use controls, while the GMA 245R is a remote-mount audio panel, both designed to interface with the G3X™ Touch flight display. These Bluetooth-more...
  • 3/31/16 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    All-glass back-up or primary flight instrument with optional autopilot capability

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the G5 electronic flight instrument for experimental amateur-built (EAB) and light sport aircraft (LSA). The compact and cost-effective G5 delivers exceptional performance and reliability serving as either a back-up instrument to G3X™ or other EFIS systems or as a standalone primary flight instrument, with optional autopilot mode annunciation. Boasting a bright, 3.5more...
  • 3/1/16 6:00 am CST
    Aviation

    Affordable feature-rich navigation, stunning display and streamlined database updating

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the aera 660, a new cost-effective, feature-rich, purpose-built aviation portable. The compact 5-inch capacitive touchscreen boasts a bright, sunlight readable display complete with rich, interactive maps and a built-in GPS/GLONASS receiver that can be viewed in portrait or landscape modes for optimum customization. The aera 660 encompasses many of the features ofmore...
  • 2/25/16 6:00 am CST
    Aviation

    Modernized avionics enhances situational awareness, exceeds industry requirements and reduces pilot workload

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the selection of a completely integrated Garmin avionics suite by Air Evac Lifeteam for its fleet of Bell 206 and Bell 407 helicopters. This Night Vision Goggle (NVG) compatible upgrade consists of the G500H glass flight display, GTN™ 650 touchscreen GPS/NAV/COMM and GTR 225 COMM radio, as well as the GDL® 88 ADS-B datalink and GRA 55 radar altimeter. Optimized formore...
  • 2/9/16 6:00 am CST
    Aviation

    GTX 345/335 provide simple upgrade path for thousands of aircraft worldwide

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GTX 345 and GTX 335 all-in-one ADS-B transponders that 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 integrate on a wide variety of current and legacy Garmin displays, including select G1000® Integrated Flight Decks. Regardless of the existing avionics configuration, the GTX 345 unlocksmore...
  • 1/6/16 6:00 am CST
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the selection of the G950 Integrated Flight Deck for the United States Forest Service (USFS) fleet of Sherpa aircraft (Shorts SD3-60). The G950 provides the USFS with an advanced avionics suite to increase mission effectiveness, while also providing an added cost-savings that solves avionics obsolescence, exceeds regulatory requirements and expands the operationalmore...
  • 12/17/15 4:38 pm CST
    Aviation
    Garmin is bringing enhanced flight plan filing capabilities to Garmin Pilot, which now incorporates the option to file flight plans directly with Lockheed Martin Flight Services. This results in increased flexibility and instantaneous flight plan delivery when filing flight plans within Garmin Pilot for iOS and Android customers. Additionally, an updated Android user interface leverages the latest Android design concepts to provide pilots with easier access to pertinent information in-flight.more...
  • 11/18/15 6:00 am CST
    Aviation

    New GAD 27 pairs with G3X™ Touch to streamline installations and add more capability

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GAD 27, a small, lightweight and solid state integrated controller that provides a solution to many of the typical airframe interfacing needs. With the GAD 27, pilots are provided a consolidated system that would otherwise require multiple adapter modules, which streamlines configuration of their experimental amateur-built (EAB) and light sport aircraft (LSA).more...
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