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  • 7/19/16 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Expands Connext ® wireless connectivity with Flight Stream 510 and GTN™ 650/750 series

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced an expanded Connext portfolio of connectivity solutions with the Flight Stream 510 MultiMediaCard (MMC), enabling wireless aviation database transfer capabilities between the Garmin Pilot™ app on a mobile device and the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigators. The Flight Stream 510 card installs easily into the existing card slot of the GTN and enables Garmin Databasemore...
  • 5/23/16 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued Type Inspection Authorization (TIA) for the G5000 integrated flight deck on the Beechjet 400A and Hawker 400XP aircraft. TIA initiates the formal FAA flight evaluation of the G5000 flight deck modernization program, indicating this program is in its final stages of certification. “Achieving FAA Typemore...
  • 5/17/16 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    A smart and sophisticated watch with a premium titanium band, wrist heart rate and more

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced D2 Bravo Titanium, a premium aviation GPS smartwatch that combines contemporary design and sophisticated connectivity to bring pilots and aviation enthusiasts an elite aviator watch. Utilizing premium materials like a hybrid titanium band and gunmetal bezel, sapphire lens and high-resolution color display, D2 Bravo Titanium combines the GPS wearable technologymore...
  • 5/5/16 4:52 pm CDT
    Aviation

    Including European VFR Manual Charts, EASA approval of Flight Stream and more

    Garmin has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval of new high-end flight deck technologies, as well as Connext and VFR Manual Charts, which are now available for the GTN 650/750 touchscreen avionics. This new update provides options such as custom holding patterns and search and rescue patterns, as well as animated NEXRAD radar, fuel range ring display, RF leg approach support and more. New and existing customers can receive these features by contacting an authorized Garminmore...
  • 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...
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