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  • 12/4/18 6:00 am CST
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced it received the 2018 Supplier of Excellence Award by Airbus Helicopters at the North American Supplier Conference in Grand Prairie, Texas. Garmin was recently recognized as the Supplier of Excellence for its unmatched responsiveness and competitiveness in various capacities, including its support of the U.S. Army UH-72A Lakota helicopter programmore...
  • 11/14/18 10:08 am CST
    Aviation
    November 14, 2018 - Garmin is pleased to announce expanded pilot training opportunities for 2019 to include additional classes throughout the United States and more instructor-led courses. These training classes are available for the G3X Touch, GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigator series, the G500 TXi/G600 TXi and G500/G600 flight display systems, Garmin Integrated Flight Decks, and the GWX aviation weather radar. These training opportunities provide pilots with a hands-on approach to learningmore...
  • 11/14/18 9:31 am CST
    Aviation
    November 14, 2018 - Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) in several aircraft models for the GFC 500 and GFC 600 autopilots. The GFC 500 and GFC 600 deliver superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities and minimal maintenance needs when compared to older generation autopilot systems. The GFC 500 is intended for single-engine piston aircraft, while the GFC 600 is intended for highmore...
  • 11/6/18 2:58 pm CST
    Aviation
    Garmin is pleased to announce the addition of several aviation webinars through the end of the year. Ranging from Garmin Pilot tips and tricks, cost-effective autopilot upgrades to low-cost avionics 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. Autopilot Retrofits The GFC 500 and GFC 600 retrofit autopilots offer reduced maintenance, as well asmore...
  • 10/26/18 11:37 am CDT
    Aviation
    October 26, 2018 - Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the GFC 500 autopilot for select Beechcraft Bonanza and Debonair aircraft. 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 500more...
  • 10/10/18 10:47 am CDT
    Aviation
    October 10, 2018 - Garmin is pleased to announce the selection of a complete Garmin Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) In solution by Gulfstream for the G280 business jet. For new and existing G280 aircraft, the Garmin GDL 88 ADS-B datalink and Flight Stream 210 provide easy access to the benefits of ADS-B In traffic, which is correlated from multiple sources, and subscription-free Flight Information Service-Broadcast (FIS-B) weather. This ADS-B In solution also integrates withmore...
  • 10/10/18 10:37 am CDT
    Aviation
    October 10, 2018 – Garmin today announced Clemens Aircraft located in Benton, Kansas has recently completed their 11th G5000 integrated flight deck upgrade within its managed fleet of Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP aircraft. Clemens Aircraft has completed a comprehensive upgrade for each Beechjet that includes the G5000 integrated flight deck, winglets, as well as new paint and interior. “After all of these upgrades, the G5000 in the Beechjet provides the best value when comparedmore...
  • 10/10/18 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the initial phase of integration between the Garmin Pilot™ app and the popular FltPlan.com web portal. As a result of Garmin’s acquisition of FltPlan.com in August, both companies have made rapid progress in merging portfolios. Beginning next week, pilots will be able to use FltPlan.com for pre-flight planning and filing, and automaticallymore...
  • 10/10/18 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced a comprehensive update to its portfolio of G1000 NXi integrated flight deck upgrades. Aircraft currently eligible for the G1000 NXi upgrade include the Daher TBM 850/900 and King Air 200/300/350. Aircraft that will soon be eligible for this upgrade include the Cessna Citation Mustang, Embraer Phenom 100/300 and Piper M500. These aircraftmore...
  • 10/10/18 6:00 am CDT
    Aviation

    Retrofit solutions target popular Cessna Citation business jets

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the availability of the G700 TXi touchscreen flight display for popular Cessna Citation business jet models. The G700 TXi is exclusively designed to meet the certification requirements of Part 23 Class IV and Part 25 transport category aircraft. The initial Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the G700 TXi flight display will be approvedmore...
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