Tag Archives: Garmin Aviation
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Garmin® announces new 2019 aviation training events

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 […]

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Garmin GFC 500 and GFC 600 Autopilots Approved for Additional Aircraft Models

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. […]

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GFC 500 Autopilot Approval for Beechcraft Bonanza and Debonair

Garmin receives approval for the GFC 500 autopilot in the Beechcraft Bonanza and Debonair 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 […]

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G1000 NXi Upgrade for Piper M500

Garmin announces the G1000 NXi upgrade for the Piper M500 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 overlay within the HSI and […]

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

Fort Worth, TX (October 2, 2018) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, 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 Bell, we believe a convergence of technological advancements is […]

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Garmin® Navigation Database Expands to Include South America

Garmin® expands cost-effective navigation databases to include South America OLATHE, Kan. /August 14, 2018/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 […]

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Garmin Announces New Aviation Webinars

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 […]

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Garmin® Integrated Flight Deck Selected for Supersonic Fighter Jet

OLATHE, Kan. /July 11, 2018/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the selection of a tandem Garmin integrated flight deck by Tactical Air Support, Inc. (TacAir) for its fleet of supersonic F-5 fighter aircraft. This configuration, which consists of a G3000™ flight display and dual Garmin touchscreen controllers […]

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Garmin® Completes First Flight of the Newly Retrofitted Citation XLS Featuring the G5000® Integrated Flight Deck

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 […]

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Garmin Announce FAA and EASA Approval and Begins Shipment of the G500TXi and G600TXi

March 7, 2018 – 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 […]

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Garmin® Introduces the GDL 50 Portable ADS-B Traffic and Weather Receiver

OLATHE, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GDL 50, a portable device capable of receiving Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) traffic and weather, GPS and aircraft attitude(1) information for display on select portables and mobile devices. A remote-mount version of the GDL 50, the GDL 50R, is also available. […]

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Garmin® Announces GDL® 52 Availability

Garmin® announces availability for the GDL® 52, an industry-first all-in-one portable ADS-B and SiriusXM Aviation receiver OLATHE, Kan. /Dec. 14, 2017— Garmin is pleased to announce that the all-in-one GDL 52 portable aviation receiver is now available. The GDL 52 is the first portable receiver capable of receiving Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) weather and dual-link, […]

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Garmin® Announces Delivery of One-millionth Certified Product

OLATHE, Kan. /November 22, 2017/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today celebrated the delivery of the one-millionth certified avionics product from its manufacturing facility in Olathe, Kansas. The milestone product was a GTX™ 3000 DO-260B compliant Mode S Extended Squitter (ES) transponder, which enables ADS-B Out transmissions and […]

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Garmin Announces Addition of New Features for the Garmin Pilot Application

Garmin Pilot grows feature set for iOS and Android mobile devices Garmin is pleased to announce the addition of new features for the Garmin Pilot application for Android and iOS mobile devices. Garmin Pilot 6.2 for Android incorporates approach chart overlays on the moving map, enhancements to stadium TFR’s, glide range ring, logbook tracks and […]

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Garmin® Unveils Revolutionary, Cost-Effective Retrofit Autopilots for General Aviation Aircraft

  OLATHE, Kan. /July 18, 2017/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GFC 600 and GFC 500, solid state attitude-based (AHRS-derived) autopilots for fixed-wing general aviation aircraft. The unique design of these autopilots deliver superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities and minimal maintenance needs when compared to […]

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Garmin® Introduces Industry-First, All-In-One Portable ADS-B and SiriusXM Aviation Receiver

GDL® 52 gives thousands of Garmin portables and Garmin Pilot™ subscribers access to premium weather and audio entertainment, traffic, attitude information, GPS position and more OLATHE, Kan. /July 18, 2017/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GDL 52/51, a series of portable receivers that are capable […]

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Garmin® Introduces Another Unique, Cost-Effective Solution to ADS-B Out for General Aviation

    GDL® 82 is an economical, easy-to-install, rule-compliant ADS-B Out solution for thousands of aircraft OLATHE, Kan. /July 18, 2017/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GDL 82 Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) datalink, the latest addition to the most comprehensive line-up of certified ADS-B solutions […]

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Garmin® Brings Unique Style and Increased Functionality with the Next-Generation D2™ Charlie Aviator Watch

GPS smartwatch adds high-resolution mapping, weather radar overlay and advanced capabilities  OLATHE, Kan. /July 18, 2017/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the D2 Charlie aviator watch, an elegant and functional timepiece that boasts global navigation information, rich and colorful moving maps and a host of connectivity […]

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Garmin® Receives STC for the G5 DG/HSI in Certified Aircraft

Garmin is pleased to announce the approval of the G5 electronic flight instrument for installation as a replacement directional gyro (DG) or horizontal situation indicator (HSI) in type-certificated fixed-wing general aviation aircraft. When paired with select VHF NAV/COMMs or GPS navigators, the G5 can be considered primary for displaying magnetic heading, VOR/LOC guidance and/or GPS […]

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Introducing the VIRB® 360: An immersive 360-degree 5.7K camera experience from Garmin®

OLATHE, Kan./May 24, 2017/Business Wire – Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd.  (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the versatile VIRB 360, a compact, rugged and fully spherical 360-degree camera. The waterproof (1) VIRB 360 is an easy-to-use camera that captures impressive high-quality video up to 5.7K/30fps, with four built-in microphones to ensure everything sounds as […]

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