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  • 6/27/18 6:00 am CDT

    Debuts premium tandem cockpit experience, head-up display and integrated flight deck

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced a tandem cockpit experience to be unveiled at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow, July 16-20 at the Farnborough Airport in the United Kingdom. Garmin’s business aviation, air transport and defense markets will be showcasing commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) scalable integrated flight displays, standalone avionics and flight technologies. These solutionsmore...
  • 5/23/18 5:00 pm CDT
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the G3000H, an IFR-capable integrated flight deck specifically designed for Part 27 turbine helicopters. The forward-fit G3000H offers a number of features, including WAAS/SBAS, ILS approach capability, VFR and IFR helicopter charts and Connext® wireless integration. It’s also equipped for ADS-B In/Out, offers visual approach guidance and an HSI map. The G3000Hmore...
  • 5/23/18 10:59 am CDT

    Garmin announces EASA approval of the G5000 in the Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP

    May 23, 2018 – Garmin is pleased to announce it has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval of the G5000 integrated flight deck for the Beechjet 400A and Hawker 400XP aircraft. The G5000 modernizes the cockpit, increases aircraft utility, offers significant weight savings and provides operators with a solution to fulfill global next generation airspace initiatives. Garmin is also pleased to announce that SUN-AIR airlines of Scandinavia has selected the G5000more...
  • 5/9/18 10:26 am CDT
    May 9, 2018 - Garmin is pleased to announce the addition of new features to the Garmin Pilot application for Apple mobile devices. Just in time for the Spring flying season, Garmin Pilot 9.3 incorporates several new weather enhancements that aid in identifying storm cell movement and icing levels, as well as airspace alerting. With the latest version for iOS, pilots can also view improvements made to the display of traffic, runway extended centerlines and more. Flight profile view adds icingmore...
  • 4/26/18 9:18 am CDT
    April 26, 2018 - Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the GFC 600 autopilot for the Baron 58/58A (1984 model year or later) and Cessna 340/340A aircraft. Intended for high performance piston single/twin-engine and turbine aircraft that have a wide range of speed and performance capabilities, the GFC 600 delivers superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring technologies and minimal maintenance needsmore...
  • 4/6/18 5:20 pm CDT
    April 6, 2018— Garmin is pleased to announce another addition to its portfolio of G1000 NXi integrated flight deck upgrades to now include the Embraer Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 equipped with the Prodigy Flight Deck. Significant performance enhancements accompany unique features such as SurfaceWatch, visual approaches, geographical map overlay within the HSI and more. Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the G1000 NXi integrated flight deck upgrade on the Phenom 100/300 ismore...
  • 3/29/18 10:48 am CDT
    March 29, 2018 - Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) approval for the GFC 500 autopilot in several more aircraft models. Intended for qualifying piston single-engine aircraft below 6,000 lbs., the GFC 500 delivers superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities and minimal maintenance needs when compared to older generation autopilot systems. GFC 500 approvals    more...
  • 3/29/18 10:46 am CDT
    March 29, 2018 - Garmin is pleased to announce the aviation team will be conducting customer in-flight demo’s with the GFC 500 digital autopilot. Throughout the month of April, Garmin will be visiting select locations throughout the Midwest and Southeastern U.S., offering demonstration flights of the cost-effective retrofit autopilot solution that brings unprecedented levels of capability, reliability and affordability to single-engine, fixed-wing general aviation aircraft. Built uponmore...
  • 3/8/18 9:40 am CST
    March 8, 2018 – Garmin today celebrated the maiden flight of the first retrofitted Citation XLS featuring the G5000 integrated flight deck. This marks a significant milestone toward completion of the G5000 upgrade for the Citation Excel and Citation XLS. The G5000 integrated avionics suite brings an entirely new flight deck to the aircraft, addressing both obsolescence and mandate compliance, while also lowering direct operating costs. The G5000 also modernizes the cockpit philosophy,more...
  • 3/7/18 8:17 am CST
    Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval and has begun initial shipments of the G500 TXi and G600 TXi flight displays. Boasting a clean-sheet touchscreen design and vibrant presentation, the TXi family incorporates greater situational awareness tools and an innovative feature set into a contemporary avionics platform. Three displays are available, offering optimal flexibility for panel configurationsmore...
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