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  • 3/11/15 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the availability of Electronic Stability and Protection (ESP-X) technology for aircraft using Garmin’s G3X autopilot servos. This electronic monitoring and stability augmentation system works to assist the pilot in maintaining the aircraft in a stable flight condition. Available for the first time in this market, ESP-X functions independently of Garmin’s G3Xmore...
  • 2/27/15 2:34 pm CST
    Aviation

    Most Advanced, Best Priced, All-in-One ADS-B Solution 

    Garmin is pleased to announce that initial orders of the GDL 84, the latest addition to Garmin’s comprehensive lineup of certified ADS-B solutions, began shipping on Tuesday, February 10th. The GDL 84 provides an all-inclusive option for owners looking to satisfy the requirements of NextGen, while providing the benefits offered by ADS-B In without the need to significantly modify the panel of the aircraft. For $3,995, the GDL 84 comes complete with an integrated WAAS GPS, installation kit,more...
  • 2/27/15 2:32 pm CST
    Aviation

    GI 205 Stand-Alone Indicator and GRA 55 Radar Altimeter Offer Best-in-Class, Complete Solution for the Latest Part 135 Operating Requirements

    Garmin is pleased to announce the availability of the GI 205 stand-alone radar altimeter display, which is included in a comprehensive, best-in-class bundle. Owners and operators are offered an all-in-one and timely solution to satisfy the April 24, 2017 Part 135 helicopter operating requirements set forth by the FAA last year. This radar altimeter package includes the all-digital GRA 55 radar altimeter sensor, GI 205 radar altimeter indicator and two antennas for an introductory price of $11,more...
  • 2/26/15 6:00 am CST
    Aviation

    New GDL® 84H and GDL 88H Offer On Scene Mode, TerminalTraffic™ and More

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GDL 84H and GDL 88H Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) datalink. Helicopter owners and operators are offered added safety benefits with the GDL 84H and GDL 88H, which meet equipage requirements for ADS-B Out while receiving ADS-B In traffic and weather on a mobile device or compatible display in the cockpit. Industry leading ADS-B In technologymore...
  • 2/24/15 6:00 am CST
    Aviation

    Gulfstream Selects Garmin ADS-B Out Solution for the G200 Business Jet

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the selection and certification of a Garmin Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) solution by Gulfstream for the G200 business jet. The Garmin GTX 3000 Mode S Extended Squitter (ES) transponder and GDL® 88 ADS-B datalink combine to fulfill global ADS-B requirements which meet the stringent demands of a variety of aircraft types. This versatile ADS-Bmore...
  • 2/10/15 1:44 pm CST
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced a sponsorship of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, including serving as the official action camera sponsor and competing in the series as Garmin Racing. The sponsorship kicks-off February 13 at the championship’s inaugural event in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, where Garmin Racing pilot Pete McLeod will begin his run for the title. This globalmore...
  • 1/6/15 6:00 am CST
    Aviation

    Garmin’s Certified and Simple Solution Meets Global Airspace Requirements for Business Aircraft

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the certification of an Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) solution for the Gulfstream G150, bringing NextGen compliance to this versatile mid-sized business jet. The Garmin GTX 3000 Mode S Extended Squitter (ES) remote transponder and GDL® 88 ADS-B datalink combine to fulfill global ADS-B requirements while meeting the stringent demands of businessmore...
  • 12/11/14 3:00 pm CST
    Aviation

    GDL 69 and GDL 69A SXM Receivers Bring SiriusXM Datalink Weather and Audio to the Cockpit

    Today, Garmin announces the new GDL 69 and GDL 69A SXM datalink receivers. These new datalink receivers offer access to new weather service packages with lower activation fees, which are made available by SiriusXM and their latest G4 satellite network. The GDL 69A SXM receiver provides both pilots and passengers with SiriusXM Satellite Radio audio in addition to new weather service packages.The GDL 69 and GDL 69A SXM receiver adds to Garmin’s large lineup of datalink weather receivers thatmore...
  • 12/2/14 2:30 pm CST
    Aviation

    Expanded Connext Portfolio Wirelessly Connects Mobile Devices to the Cockpit

    Today, Garmin announces the availability of the Flight Stream 110/210 Bluetooth wireless gateway. Flight Stream enables connectivity and communication between select Garmin avionics and Garmin Pilot on certain iPad/iPhone and Android devices. Flight Stream is Garmin’s latest addition to an expanded Connext portfolio of products and features, offering a true connected cockpit so pilots have easier access to information in flight.  The Flight Stream 210 is compatible with the GTNmore...
  • 11/20/14 6:00 am CST
    Aviation

    Twin Otter and Metroliner Receive Approval for G950 Integrated Flight Deck

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the addition of supplemental type certificate (STC) approval of the G950 Integrated Flight Deck (IFD) in the Metroliner and Twin Otter aircraft, expanding our G950 portfolio to six aircraft models. The G950 solves avionics obsolescence, meets regulatory requirements, improves dispatch reliability and expands the operational life and capabilities of these venerable aircraft.“The G950 upgrade programs provide nextmore...
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