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  • 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...
  • 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...
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