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  • 9/27/14 4:49 pm CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced it has received the FAA’s Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning System (HTAWS). It is available immediately as an option on newly purchased systems or as a field upgrade for current owners. When HTAWS is added to the GNS 430W/530W navigators, operators will receive graphical andmore...
  • 9/23/14 8:47 am CDT
    Aviation

    Achieves Major Milestone to Meet Certification in Q4 2015

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), celebrated the maiden flight of the Beechjet 400A featuring the G5000 Integrated Flight Deck. This marks a significant step towards completion of the G5000 upgrade for the popular Beechjet 400A and Hawker 400XP. The G5000 modernizes the cockpit, increases aircraft utility, provides additional weight savings, exceeds NextGen requirements and solves partsmore...
  • 9/19/14 10:13 am CDT
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin is pleased to announce our Angle of Attack (AOA) system is now shipping and approved by the FAA for installation in a wide variety of general aviation aircraft. The entire system is comprised of the GI 260 AOA indicator, GAP 26 angle of attack probe and GSU 25 air data computer, which combine to display safety-enhancing AOA and audible alerts throughout critical phases of flight. The new Angle of Attack system supports the FAA’smore...
  • 9/16/14 2:17 pm CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin is pleased to announce the introduction of the G1000 FliteLevel Service Contract, which is a new extended warranty program for aircraft that are both in and out of warranty coverage. This new program may be purchased at any time and provides warranty coverage for the G1000 system, which lasts for three years and begins immediately after the aircraft is registered under the service contract. The FliteLevel Service Contract offersmore...
  • 7/23/14 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today a new 7-inch G3X Touch display option for experimental amateur-built and light sport aircraft. The new high-resolution infrared touchscreen display complements the existing 10.6-inch G3X Touch system, offering new panel design options and redundancy. All G3X Touch displays support Connext cockpitmore...
  • 7/22/14 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    GTN’s Fifth Major Update

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today additional enhancements and new features for the GTN touchscreen avionics. New capabilities include Connext cockpit connectivity, which supports wireless flight plan transfer between the GTN 750/650 series navigators and Garmin Pilot™. Additionally, Connext provides more robust GPS position data frommore...
  • 7/22/14 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Introduces the New Flight Stream 110/210

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today an expanded Connext portfolio of products and features, to include wireless connectivity between select Garmin avionics and Garmin Pilot on an iPad/iPhone and certain Android mobile devices. When paired with compatible Garmin avionics, the Flight Stream 110 can share weather, traffic, GPS informationmore...
  • 7/17/14 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Introducing Premium Worldwide Navigation Data Plus European and Canadian Charts

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced worldwide coverage of the Garmin Pilot application for iPad and iPhone, which provides flight planning capabilities, comprehensive weather information and full-featured navigation. Pilots also have access to expanded coverage of European charts in a single application, including geo-referencedmore...
  • 6/25/14 9:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin is proud to celebrate today, the tenth anniversary of delivering the G1000 Integrated Flight Deck (IFD) to customers. The first announcement of the revolutionary G1000 IFD was in March 2003, when Cessna Aircraft Company announced the selection of G1000 for the Citation Mustang, which was in development at the time. Additional announcements by a variety of aircraft manufacturers followed and the first customer deliveries of the G1000 IFDmore...
  • 5/27/14 1:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted a supplemental type certificate (STC) for the Garmin’s G500H, an all-glass avionics system designed specifically for the VFR Part 27 helicopter market. The STC is for the Bell 206-series and Bell 407 helicopters. The G500H is optimized for the rotorcraftmore...
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