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  • 11/12/15 6:00 am CST
    Aviation

    Introduces New Early Adopter Incentive Program

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the achievement of several major milestones toward the certification of the G5000 in the Beechjet 400A and Hawker 400XP aircraft. System architecture and installation details, High Intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF), Lightning and Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM) testing to support group approval, are among a number of milestones that have been completed as part ofmore...
  • 11/11/15 8:16 am CST
    Aviation
    Garmin simplifies avionics database updates such as navigation, charts and more with the new flyGarmin app for Windows, while also accommodating the distribution of Jeppesen charts. Using the flyGarmin app, pilots will enjoy a streamlined experience that makes database updates easier, requiring less time at their computer. Additionally, Jeppesen charts are available for ChartView-enabled devices and subscribers can now download Jeppesen charts alongside other databases purchased from Garmin,more...
  • 11/10/15 6:00 am CST
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that it received two major supplier awards at the 2015 Embraer Suppliers Conference recently conducted at Embraer’s facility in São José dos Campos, Brazil. Garmin was named Supplier of the Year pertaining to the support of the G1000® Prodigy and G3000™ Prodigy Touch Integrated Flight Decks in two categories: Material Support to Operations and Electro – Electricalmore...
  • 11/5/15 3:59 pm CST
    Aviation

    Announces Dates for 2016 GTN 650/750 and G500/G600 Pilot Training Classes

    Garmin is pleased to announce expanded pilot training opportunities for 2016 to include live classes throughout the United States and Europe. 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 customers with a hands-on approach tomore...
  • 10/29/15 4:35 pm CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin is thrilled to announce the certification of a cost-effective Part 25 ADS-B Out Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the Learjet 60, which was achieved by Butler Avionics, Inc. and is now available to the Garmin dealer network. The GTX 3000 Mode S Extended Squitter (ES) Transponder and GDL 88 ADS-B datalink combine to fulfill global ADS-B requirements while meeting the stringent demands of these business aircraft. The addition of Flight Stream 210 allows these operators to displaymore...
  • 10/28/15 12:40 pm CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin is pleased to announce installation of the GNC 255 NAV/COM and GTR 225 COM series is easier and more cost-effective for European-registered helicopters. This certification reduces installation time and the cost associated with the installation of the GTR/GNC radios in a wide variety of helicopter types in Europe. Additionally, Helicopter operators are offered an economical solution to meet the requirements of 8.33kHz channel spacing, which is required under the Single European Sky (SESmore...
  • 10/27/15 10:55 am CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin is pleased to announce expanded availability of our comprehensive obstacle database to now include Canada for select Garmin portables and certified avionics. Man-made structures such as towers that are greater than 200 feet AGL are included within this database. Additionally, an obstacle database tailored to helicopter operators includes man-made structures that are greater than 10 feet AGL.Customers can now download and install a U.S./Canadian combination obstacle database for themore...
  • 9/29/15 3:52 pm CDT
    Aviation
    As a result of new policy issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), helicopter owners and operators now have the ability to install Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning System (HTAWS) more easily. With thousands of HTAWS-ready solutions fielded, including the GTN 650/750 and GNS 430W/530W series navigators, this critical safety tool and soon to be required technology is easier to incorporate into new and existing installations.Thanks to the FAA’s policy change, this new pathmore...
  • 9/8/15 12:44 pm CDT
    Aviation

    GTC 580 Adds Standby Flight Display, Dedicated NAV/COMM Mode and More

    Garmin is pleased to announce a new touchscreen controller option, which serves as the interface between the pilot and G2000, G3000 and G5000 Integrated Flight Decks (IFD), while also providing Standby Flight Display (SFD) capabilities. A new, high-resolution landscape display and responsive infrared touchscreen serves as the primary point of entry, so flight plan modifications and data entry are streamlined and simplified. The GTC 580 leverages the intuitive icon-driven GTC 570 interface,more...
  • 9/3/15 8:54 am CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin is pleased to announce the availability of a Weather Radar Operations eLearning Course through the flyGarmin website. This new course introduces pilots to basic and intermediate weather radar operations and goes beyond the Pilot’s Guide to ensure pilots utilize the benefits provided by on-board weather radar. In addition to operational practices, this course will also cover radar interpretation and analytical techniques, which aid in the decision-making process and help pilots makemore...
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