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  • 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...
  • 7/24/15 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Including Select G1000® Integrated Flight Decks, GMX 200/MX 20 Multi-Function Displays and Third-Party Displays

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced new ADS-B display compatibilities with select G1000 Integrated Flight Decks, GMX 200/MX 20 multi-function displays (MFDs) and third-party displays using the GDL 88® ADS-B datalink and a publicly available protocol. Through this new compatibility, customers can receive and display select ADS-B In traffic and weather benefits while Connext™ provides wireless access tomore...
  • 7/16/15 7:49 am CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin is excited to announce a premier, aviation-specific addition to the VIRB XE action camera family from the experts in aviation action cameras, providing several new accessories and unique features tailored to capturing rich, high definition footage in-flight. VIRB XE features gyro-based stabilization and can receive advanced attitude metrics from select Garmin products such as Flight Stream, while providing up to two hours of HD video recording on a single charge. Built-in GPS, Bluetoothmore...
  • 7/16/15 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Combines wireless music, phone, VIRB® XE connectivity, Telligence™ Voice Command and 3D audio

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced an all-digital series of Bluetooth enabled audio panels, the GMA 350c, GMA 35c and GMA 350Hc. Designed for fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters, the GMA 350c series incorporates Bluetooth technology for wireless access to music, phone, Garmin Pilot™ alerts and more. This adds to an impressive list of features, including industry-first Telligence Voice Command technology andmore...
  • 7/16/15 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Garmin Pilot also adds Nearest navigation feature and more

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced electronic logbook capabilities built-in to the Garmin Pilot application for iPad/iPhone and seamless integration with flyGarmin. While flying with Garmin Pilot, the logbook feature provides automatic record keeping of commonly recorded data pertaining to each flight. Information such as date, total duration of each flight, number of takeoffs and landings, route and moremore...
  • 7/16/15 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    New GPS 20A Provides Cost-Effective Path For Meeting ADS-B Requirements In EAB/LSA

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GPS 20A, an ADS-B Out compliant WAAS GPS position source for experimental amateur-built (EAB) and light sport aircraft (LSA). For experimental aircraft owners that already have a Mode S Extended Squitter (ES) transponder such as the GTX 23ES, the non-certified GSP 20A provides aircraft owners with a simple, rule-compliant WAAS position source, which meets the TSOmore...
  • 7/16/15 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Sixth major GTN update also incorporates customized holds, fuel range rings and more

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced an expanded feature set and new enhancements for the GTN touchscreen avionics. These new capabilities include customer-requested features such as creating and executing customized holding patterns, search and rescue patterns, as well as animated NEXRAD weather imagery from a variety of weather sources. The GTN 650/750 incorporate enhanced navigation functions that aremore...
  • 7/16/15 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Adds aera® 796/795, ForeFlight Mobile and Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced an expanded Connext ecosystem, which broadens compatibility to include the Garmin aera 796/795 aviation portable GPS, ForeFlight Mobile and Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck. With compatible Garmin avionics, customers can wirelessly receive ADS-B weather and traffic, as well as display precise GPS position data and back-up attitude information within these compatible products andmore...
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