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  • 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...
  • 11/17/15 6:46 pm CST
    Aviation

    New SurfaceWatch™ joins TerminalTraffic™ and SafeTaxi® technologies to enhance airport situational awareness

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced Terminal Safety Solutions, a unique set of technologies that provide a better state of situational awareness to pilots throughout the airport terminal environment, including SurfaceWatch, TerminalTraffic and SafeTaxi. These safety enhancing tools provide pilots with a clear understanding of their location within the terminal environment relative to traffic on themore...
  • 11/16/15 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 GSX 70, a full-featured solid-state weather radar by Northrop Grumman for the U.S. Air Force fleet of RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Equipped to fly at a maximum altitude of 60,000 feet with an endurance of 32+ hours, the Global Hawk is a high-altitude, long-endurance UAS. The GSX 70 provides operators with real-time weathermore...
  • 11/12/15 6:00 am CST
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced availability and the addition of several popular business aircraft to a comprehensive aircraft model list, which are eligible for Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) solutions through select members of 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 among popularmore...
  • 11/12/15 6:00 am CST
    Aviation

    Substantial savings when upgrading avionics and engines simultaneously

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), and Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), a United Technologies Corp. company, today announced new incentives to provide King Air® aircraft owners and operators significant savings on the G1000® Integrated Flight Deck and qualifying P&WC engine upgrades. The upgrade incentives apply to a broad range of King Air aircraft models. On the King Air 300/350 aircraft, customers will receivemore...
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