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  • 12/11/14 3:00 pm CST

    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

    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

    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...
  • 10/28/14 6:00 am CDT

    New GDL 84 Offers Comprehensive, Unobtrusive ADS-B Solution With Benefits of Traffic and Weather

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GDL 84 Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) datalink, which is the latest addition to Garmin’s comprehensive lineup of certified ADS-B solutions. The GDL 84 provides an all-inclusive, minimally intrusive solution for aircraft owners looking to satisfy the requirements of NextGen, while providing the benefits offered by ADS-B In without the need tomore...
  • 10/16/14 6:00 am CDT

    Provides NextGen Benefits While Meeting Airspace Requirements

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced strategic partnerships with select members of the company’s Authorized Dealer Network to provide a stand-alone Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) solution for popular business and transport aircraft. This minimally intrusive solution not only satisfies global ADS-B requirements, but also leverages existing equipment tomore...
  • 10/16/14 6:00 am CDT

    New Updates for King Air C90, Added Savings on Key Safety Options for 200/300 Series

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced new capabilities and enhanced operational benefits for King Air C90 aircraft and the availability of the new Platinum Plus upgrade package for the King Air 200/300 series, which provides substantial savings on safety enhancing G1000 options. The new King Air C90 update offers a number of new features and optional equipment upgrades to meet the demands of owners andmore...
  • 10/14/14 6:00 am CDT

    New service manages required data accuracy checks for operators

    OLATHE, Kan. & ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc. and Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, today introduced the RNP AR NavData Service, a new tool for pilots utilizing Required Navigation Performance – Authorization Required (RNP AR) procedures. The new service automates time-consuming data validation processes that are required for business, general and commercial aviation RNP AR flights. Anmore...
  • 9/27/14 4:49 pm CDT
    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

    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
    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...
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