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  • 9/19/18 3:37 pm CDT
    Aviation
    September 19, 2018 – Garmin is pleased to announce the addition of new, cost-effective Garmin Navigation Database information for South America. This database is now available in the newly expanded Americas OnePak, which offers coverage in North, Central and South America and provides database updates across all Garmin avionics and a portable in a single aircraft.   New to South America, the Garmin Navigation Database provides a trusted and convenient path to incorporate themore...
  • 9/5/18 3:42 pm CDT
    Aviation
    September 5, 2018 - Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for additional aircraft models for the GFC 500 autopilot. Intended for piston single-engine aircraft, the GFC 500 delivers superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities and minimal maintenance needs when compared to older generation autopilot systems.  New aircraft models approved for the GFC 500 autopilot include:more...
  • 8/31/18 11:04 am CDT
    Aviation

    Adds descent VNAV, G500 TXi compatibility with G5 & GFC 500 and more

    August 31, 2018 – Garmin is pleased to announce the availability of multiple software upgrades and approvals across several products including the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigators, the G500 TXi/G600 TXi and G500/G600 flight displays, as well as the GFC 600 & GFC 500 autopilots. Additionally, the G5 electronic flight instrument for certificated aircraft is approved for use as a standby instrument when paired with the G500 TXi or G500 flight displays. The GFC 500 autopilotmore...
  • 8/29/18 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) today announced that it has acquired Flight Plan LLC (FltPlan), a privately held provider of electronic flight planning, scheduling, and trip support services, including the popular website FltPlan.com and mobile application FltPlan Go. FltPlan is one of the largest flight planning companies in the world, creating more than 6.3 million flight plans annually. With 19 years ofmore...
  • 8/14/18 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the addition of new, cost-effective Garmin Navigation Database information for South America. This database will soon be available in the newly expanded Americas OnePak, which offers coverage in North, Central and South America and provides database updates across all Garmin avionics and a portable in a single aircraft. “Given themore...
  • 8/2/18 1:21 pm CDT
    Aviation
    August 2, 2018 - Garmin is pleased to announce it is expanding its robust line-up of popular aviation webinars. Ranging from Garmin Pilot tips and tricks, cost-effective autopilot upgrades to low-cost ADS-B solutions, these free webinars offer pilots and customers with a broad overview of the latest Garmin has to offer, while also providing a general operational overview of its vast product line. New webinars that have been recently added to the 2018 Garmin aviation webinar schedule discuss amore...
  • 7/18/18 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Four-times more color contouring for superior weather analysis

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GWX™ 75, a new addition to its suite of weather radars. Intended for a wide range of aircraft, the Doppler-based, solid-state GWX 75 incorporates exceptional range and a new, enhanced color palette that features more color contouring than traditional weather radar on the market. A helicopter version of the weather radar, the GWX 75H, is also available. Optionalmore...
  • 7/18/18 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced continued progress in aircraft approvals for the GFC™ 600 and GFC 500 autopilots. The imminent certification of several aircraft also add to the growing list of approvals for both autopilots. The Bonanza/Debonair (C33, E33, F33, G33), Cessna 210 and Grumman AA-5 series will soon be approved for the GFC 500 autopilot, while the Beechcraft Baron (58P, 58TC) andmore...
  • 7/18/18 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Three distinct sizes with internal music storage, Garmin Pay and optional wrist-based Pulse Oximeter

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the D2™ Delta PX, D2 Delta S and D2 Delta aviator watch series, three new GPS-enabled smartwatches built in a variety of sizes and personalities for pilots and aviation enthusiasts. New to the D2 aviator watch series, the D2 Delta PX incorporates built-in wrist-based Pulse Oximeter1 for oxygen saturation awareness. Additionally, all D2 Delta watches come withmore...
  • 7/18/18 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Android adds weight and balance, weather enhancements and more

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced several new additions to the Garmin Pilot™ feature set for Apple and Android mobile devices. Among the updates, wireless real-time display and play-back of engine data is available within Garmin Pilot via Flight Stream 510 when the app is paired with an EIS-capable TXi flight display or the G1000® NXi integrated flight deck. A new document viewer provides easymore...
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