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Garmin® Pilot™ Goes Global Introducing Premium Worldwide Navigation Data Plus European and Canadian Charts

OLATHE, Kan. /July 17, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced worldwide coverage of the Garmin Pilot application for iPad and iPhone, which provides flight planning capabilities, comprehensive weather information and full-featured navigation. Pilots also have access to expanded coverage of […]

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Garmin celebrates 10th Anniversary of the G1000

Garmin is proud to celebrate today, the tenth anniversary of delivering the G1000 Integrated Flight Deck (IFD) to customers. The first announcement of the revolutionary G1000 IFD was in March 2003, when Cessna announced the selection of G1000 for the Citation Mustang, which was in development at the time. Additional announcements by a variety of […]

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Tempest Tech-Tip 1113 Oil Filter ADB Valves

Background Many aircraft engine oil filters incorporate anti-drain-back valves (ADB valves). Most mechanics know about them, but there’s lots of misunderstanding about what they do and why. This Tempest Tech Tip takes the mystery out of the ADB valve. ADB valves help prevent engines from running without sufficient oil pressure immediately after a ‘hot start’. A hot start is when you land, shut […]

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Space Thrill Rides: Shuttle or Gemini?

That faint humming sound you hear is the media-industrial complex gearing up for the first commercial space tourism flights, which Virgin Galactic seems likely to pull off next year, if not sooner. On NBC news Friday, I saw an advance story on Virgin Galactic with an interview with Richard Branson. It’s pre-promo; NBC has signed […]

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Garmin announces EASA certification for all-in-one ADS-B transponders GTX 345/335 provide simple ADS-B In/Out upgrade path for thousands of aircraft/helicopters in Europe

Garmin Pilot iOS and Android Updates

Tablets are quickly being adapted within flight decks across all spectrums of aviation. Garmin Pilot has recently undergone a number of customer requested upgrades that are worthy of highlighting on both of the iOS and Android platforms. iOS During Oshkosh of this year, we introduced obstacle and terrain overlays. This feature has now been upgraded […]

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Garmin announces EASA certification for all-in-one ADS-B transponders GTX 345/335 provide simple ADS-B In/Out upgrade path for thousands of aircraft/helicopters in Europe

Garmin® Offers G5000™ eLearning Training Course

  OLATHE, Kan./November 12, 2013/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced interactive, web-based pilot training for the G5000 integrated flight deck. Self-paced lessons help pilots streamline their initial flight training with the G5000 and offer a convenient, online course for future training purposes.“Garmin continues […]

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FAA Reveals List of Colleges and Police Departments That Can Fly Drones

Back in February, we wrote about a new bill passed by Congress that gave private, military and commercial drones more access to U.S. airspace. Now, thanks to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), the FAA has released a list of institutions that have asked for Certificates of Authorizations […]

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