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  • 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...
  • 7/21/16 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    New feature-rich Connext ® services offer global aircraft connectivity solutions

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced expanded Connext weather and data service packages that provide new, cost-effective pricing tiers that offer all-inclusive rate plans designed to suit pilots’ flying needs for global weather and connectivity. Based on annual aircraft utilization, two new rate plans are available, each combining continuous weather updates, voice calling and unlimited text messaging.more...
  • 7/20/16 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Cost-effective remote mount transponders for G3X™ and G3X Touch are feature-rich and integrate with multiple displays

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GTX 35R, which meets Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out requirements and the GTX 45R that offers ADS-B Out, as well as ADS-B In benefits. Designed specifically for experimental amateur-built (EAB) and light sport aircraft (LSA), these new transponders are tightly integrated and controlled by G3X and G3X Touch systems. The GTX 45R unlocks moremore...
  • 7/19/16 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    OnePak bundles provide database updates across Garmin avionics and a portable in a single aircraft

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced a new, cost-effective Garmin Navigation Database, single navigator bundles and all-inclusive OnePak database options for select Garmin avionics and portables. OnePak database packages allow customers to download databases to multiple Garmin avionics and one portable in a single aircraft for one low price. The Garmin Navigation Database and OnePaks are initiallymore...
  • 7/19/16 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Incorporates GTX 345 ADS-B In display capability, database synchronization and more

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced an expanded feature set for the G500/G600 glass flight displays. The new GTX 345 all-in-one Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) transponder now interfaces with the G500/G600 to display the benefits of ADS-B In traffic and weather. Additionally, database synchronization streamlines database updating when two G500/G600 systems are paired together ormore...
  • 7/19/16 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Adds options for charts around the world including comprehensive European VFR coverage, chart overlay on map, glide range ring and more

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the integration of geo-referenced Jeppesen terminal charts within the Garmin Pilot app on Apple mobile devices1. Jeppesen charts can be viewed within Garmin Pilot from the charts page and in split-screen mode alongside the moving map. The global integration of this new, popular chart option alongside superior flight planning, filing and flight logging capabilities,more...
  • 7/19/16 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Database Concierge wireless database transfer, Telligence™ Voice Command, pinch-to-zoom and more

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced an expanded feature set, an enhanced user interface and additional wireless connectivity solutions for its popular GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigators. New GTN enhancements include pinch-to-zoom, Telligence Voice Command1 and more. Additional Connext® capabilities include Flight Stream 510 integration, which supports wireless Database Concierge between the GTN andmore...
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