LATEST NEWS: AVIATION

Garmin Pilot and FltPlan.com integration. (Photo: Business Wire)

Garmin® begins seamless integration between FltPlan.com and Garmin Pilot

October 10, 2018
Featured Releases, 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,…
G1000 NXi in a King Air 350 (Photo: Business Wire)

Garmin® expands availability of retrofit G1000 NXi integrated flight deck upgrades based on early success and growing adoption rates

October 10, 2018
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…
G700 TXi installed in a Citation business jet. (Photo: Business Wire)

Garmin® announces availability of the G700 TXi flight display

October 10, 2018
Featured Releases, 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…
G5000 in a Citation Excel business jet. (Photo: Business Wire)

Garmin® G5000 integrated flight deck upgrade makes significant progress towards certification in the Citation Excel/XLS

October 10, 2018
Featured Releases, Aviation
OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced progress toward the certification of the G5000™ integrated flight deck program for Textron Aviation’s Citation Excel and Citation XLS. The recent addition of a…

Garmin announces the G1000 NXi upgrade for the Piper M500

October 4, 2018
Aviation
October 4, 2018— Garmin is pleased to announce another addition to its portfolio of G1000 NXi integrated flight deck upgrades to now include G1000-equipped Piper M500 aircraft. Significant performance enhancements accompany unique features such as SurfaceWatch, visual approaches, geographical map…

Bell and Garmin Sign Teaming Agreement for On-Demand Mobility Avionics Systems

October 2, 2018
Aviation
October 2, 2018 – Garmin International and Bell Helicopter, announced today a signed teaming agreement with Garmin International, Inc. on the development and integration of the autonomous vehicle management computer (VMC) systems to support Bell’s vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. "At…
Garmin G950 NXi integrated flight deck (Photo: Business Wire)

Garmin® G950 NXi integrated flight deck certified for United States Forest Service fleet of Sherpa aircraft

September 26, 2018
Featured Releases, Aviation
OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the certification of the G950™ NXi integrated flight deck for the United States Forest Service (USFS) fleet of Sherpa aircraft (Shorts SD3-60). The installation and…

Garmin announces availability of cost-effective navigation databases for South America

September 19, 2018
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…
Autopilots

Garmin receives approval for the GFC 500 autopilot in several aircraft models

September 5, 2018
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…
Retrofit Glass Flight Displays

Garmin announces availability of TXi, GTN and GFC software upgrades

August 31, 2018
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,…