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Garmin delivers one-millionth certified avionics product

Garmin delivers one-millionth certified avionics product

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 features TCAS II/ACAS II compatibility for a… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 23-Nov-17

Truth Data Provides Flight Data Monitoring for Bell 407GX’s

Truth Data Provides Flight Data Monitoring for Bell 407GX’s

Truth Data announces that it now has proven its capability to read and analyze flight data from the Garmin G1000 Integrated Flight Deck, such as is installed on the Bell 407GX. Truth Data provides flight operations and quality assurance (FOQA) and flight data monitoring (FDM) services for data analytics, post-flight visualization and reporting to both… Read more »

Source: Truth Data, 25-Oct-17

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Garmin Pilot Adds Features for Android and Apple App

Garmin Pilot Adds Features for Android and Apple App

We’ve added several new enhancements and an expanded feature set for the Garmin Pilot application on Apple and Android mobile devices. New for Android, Garmin Pilot customers can now access synthetic vision (SVX), as well as pilot-configurable checklists within the app. Customers using Garmin Pilot on an Apple mobile device can take advantage of weight and… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 26-Jul-17

Garmin announces G5000H upgrade program for Black Hawk

Garmin announces G5000H upgrade program for Black Hawk

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the availability of the G5000H integrated flight deck upgrade for the existing fleet of Sikorsky S-70 and UH-60A/L Black Hawk helicopters through Global Aviation Solutions (GAS). The G5000H modernizes the cockpit, offers key safety enhancements, improves situational awareness and fulfills global airspace modernization… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 01-May-17

Garmin® Unveils the Next Generation of All-in-One ADS-B Transponders

Garmin® Unveils the Next Generation of All-in-One ADS-B Transponders

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GTX 345 and GTX 335 all-in-one ADS-B transponders that include Extended Squitter (ES) ADS-B Out with options for built-in WAAS, as well as dual-link ADS-B In. The GTX 345/335 integrate on a wide variety of current and legacy Garmin displays, including select… Read more »

Source: Garmin®, 28-Mar-17

Maxcraft Receives STC for Garmin in Airbus Helicopters EC-135

Maxcraft Receives STC for Garmin in Airbus Helicopters EC-135

Maxcraft Avionics Ltd announced that they have received Transport Canada STC SH17-13 for installation of the Garmin GTS800 Traffic System with dual directional traffic antennas, and STC SH17- 14 for installation of Garmin HTAWS in the Airbus Helicopters EC-135. Garmin GTS800 Traffic Alerting System When flying in busy airspace, converging in sometimes less-than-ideal visibility conditions… Read more »

Source: Maxcraft Avionics, 08-Mar-17

Garmin® announces new enhancements for the G500H in R44 helicopters

Garmin® announces new enhancements for the G500H in R44 helicopters

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced a series of enhancements and an expanded feature set for Garmin’s G500H glass flight display STC in Robinson R44 helicopters. Pilots flying behind the G500H in the R44 will experience a faster, more responsive and modernized flight display, alongside a number of additional… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 08-Mar-17

Aspen Displays Integration with Garmin’s GTX 345 ADS-B

Aspen Displays Integration with Garmin’s GTX 345 ADS-B

Aspen Avionics announced today it has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to interface its Evolution primary and multi-function displays with the Garmin GTX 345 all-in-one transponder. Installing the GTX 345 with an Aspen EFD1000 primary flight display will allow aircraft owners to take full advantage of viewing ADS-B weather and traffic information directly in… Read more »

Source: Aspen Avionics, 09-Jan-17

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Garmin® receives FAA installation approval for ADS-B transponders

Garmin® receives FAA installation approval for ADS-B transponders

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the installation of the GTX 345 ADS-B In/Out and GTX 335 ADS-B Out transponders in an Approved Model List (AML) of Part 27 helicopters. The GTX 345/335 include Extended Squitter… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 18-Nov-16

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New Garmin transponders approved for Robinson range

New Garmin transponders approved for Robinson range

The FAA has approved the integration of Garmin 335 and 345 Mode S transponders in the Robinson R22, R44 and R66 range. The newly approved transponders meet the ADS-B Out requirements without the need for an independent GPS system. Estimated at $3,900, the GTX 335 enables owners and operators to respect current regulations and at… Read more »

Source: HAI, 10-Oct-16

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Gama Aviation awarded EASA STC for Garmin G500H EFIS in Bell 206 and 407

Gama Aviation awarded EASA STC for Garmin G500H EFIS in Bell 206 and 407

Gama Aviation is pleased to announce the award of an EASA STC (10058141) for installation of the Garmin G500H EFIS into the Bell 206B and Bell 407 helicopters.    The G500H system is certified for Day/Night VFR operations and brings substantial improvements in situational awareness with a large multi-function colour moving map, H.S.I, full-time wind vector… Read more »

Source: Gama Aviation, 07-Oct-16

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Garmin expands feature set of GTN 650/750

Garmin expands feature set of GTN 650/750

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced an expanded feature set, an enhanced user interface and additional wireless connectivity solutions for its popular GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigators. New GTN enhancements include pinch-to-zoom, Telligence Voice Command1 and more. Additional Connext® capabilities include Flight Stream 510 integration, which supports wireless Database Concierge… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 20-Jul-16

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Garmin enhances G500/G600 glass flight displays

Garmin enhances G500/G600 glass flight displays

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced an expanded feature set for the G500/G600 glass flight displays. The new GTX 345 all-in-one Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) transponder now interfaces with the G500/G600 to display the benefits of ADS-B In traffic and weather. Additionally, database synchronization streamlines database updating when two G500/G600… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 20-Jul-16

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FAA approves Garmin Mode S transponders in R22, R44 and R66

FAA approves Garmin Mode S transponders in R22, R44 and R66

FAA approves Garmin’s GTX 335 and 345 Mode S transponders for use in Robinson R22, R44 and R66 helicopters. The newly approved transponders meet impending ADS-B Out regulations without requiring a standalone GPS. Priced at $3,900, the GTX 335 enables owners and operators to meet impending regulations with minimal expense. At $6,300, the GTX 345… Read more »

Source: Robinson, 19-Jul-16

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Robinson offers Garmin G500H on R44 Raven II and Cadet

Robinson offers Garmin G500H on R44 Raven II and Cadet

Robinson has announced that the Garmin G500H Avionics Display System is now an option on new R44 Raven II and Cadet helicopters. Already available on the R66 Turbine, the G500H system is a combination Primary Flight Display and Multifunction Display (PFD/MFD) which provides flight instrumentation, moving map navigation, and situational awareness on dual screens. Garmin’s… Read more »

Source: Robinson, 12-Jul-16

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Alpine Aerotech becomes Garmin dealer

Alpine Aerotech becomes Garmin dealer

Alpine Aerotech is now an authorized Garmin dealership and offers the most comprehensive lineup of avionics solutions in the aviation industry. “As an authorized Garmin dealer, we have become a ‘one-stop shop’ providing customized, industry-leading solutions,” says Jeff Denomme, president of Alpine Aerotech. “Adding the Garmin product line to our wide variety of helicopter avionics… Read more »

Source: Alpine Aerotech, 22-Jun-16

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Garmin supports Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund

Garmin supports Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund

The Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund is proud to announce that Garmin Aviation Training has committed to providing two scholarships to Whirly-Girls to receive training in Garmin GTN and G500/G600 equipment for 2016. [G500H shown in image] Whirly-Girls is an organization of over 1800 female helicopter pilots in 45 countries and continues to grow as women are… Read more »

Source: Whirly-Girls, 14-Jun-16

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Garmin Pilot Enhanced For Europe

Garmin Pilot Enhanced For Europe

We’re excited to announce new enhancements now available within the Garmin Pilot app for iOS mobile devices. Now pilots flying around the globe, including Europe, have the option of filing VFR flight plans for free directly with the country Aeronautical Information Service (AIS) with a Garmin Pilot subscription. Additional features for iOS include a flight profile view, new… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 20-Apr-16

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Garmin adds helicopter market updates to GTN 650/750 touchscreen series

Garmin adds helicopter market updates to GTN 650/750 touchscreen series

Garmin is pleased to announce new features and capabilities are now available within the GTN 650/750 touchscreen series for select helicopters on the market. New and existing customers can receive these features by contacting an authorized Garmin dealer. WireAware WireAware graphically overlays power line location and relative altitude information on the moving map and terrain… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 14-Apr-16

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Garmin launches G5 electronic flight instrument for experimental aircraft

Garmin launches G5 electronic flight instrument for experimental aircraft

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the G5 electronic flight instrument for experimental amateur-built (EAB) and light sport aircraft (LSA). The compact and cost-effective G5 delivers exceptional performance and reliability serving as either a back-up instrument to G3X™ or other EFIS systems or as a standalone primary flight instrument,… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 01-Apr-16

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Garmin Pilot For Android Devices Gets Update

Garmin Pilot For Android Devices Gets Update

Garmin Pilot users with Android devices can now enjoy upgraded connectivity options along with enhanced features to make it more versatile and user-friendly for aviators everywhere. Our latest all-in-one ADS-B solution, the GTX 345 transponder, which includes Extended Squitter (ES) ADS-B Out as well as dual-link ADS-B In, will integrate with Garmin Pilot on compatible… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 09-Mar-16

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EASA approves Garmin G500H and Genesys HeliSAS autopilot for R66

EASA approves Garmin G500H and Genesys HeliSAS autopilot for R66

EASA has certified the Garmin G500H Avionics Display System and the Genesys Aerosystems HeliSAS autopilot for installation in the Robinson R66. G500H Avionics Display System – improving situational awareness / significantly reducing risk The G500H is a combination of Primary Flight Display and Multifunction Display (PFD/MFD) that provides flight instrument, moving map navigation and situational… Read more »

Source: Heli AIr, 06-Mar-16

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Garmin unveils the aera 660 aviation portable navigator

Garmin unveils the aera 660 aviation portable navigator

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the aera 660, a new cost-effective, feature-rich, purpose-built aviation portable. The compact 5-inch capacitive touchscreen boasts a bright, sunlight readable display complete with rich, interactive maps and a built-in GPS/GLONASS receiver that can be viewed in portrait or landscape modes for optimum customization…. Read more »

Source: Garmin, 02-Mar-16

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Garmin Shows Off Latest Technology At HAI Heli-Expo

Garmin Shows Off Latest Technology At HAI Heli-Expo

We’re heading to the Bluegrass state this week for the 2016 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo. This annual convention runs March 1-3, in Louisville, and shows off all the latest products the industry has to offer. We’ll be on hand displaying everything from our popular G500H glass flight display, featuring dual 6.5-inch screens and Helicopter Terrain… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 01-Mar-16

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Garmin Pilot Adds Connectivity and Features on iOS Devices

Garmin Pilot Adds Connectivity and Features on iOS Devices

Our latest Garmin Pilot release, iOS version 8.1, incorporates new product connectivity and features to make our popular aviation app even better! With expanded trip planning capabilities and features designed to improve cockpit situational awareness, Garmin pilot has never been a more valuable cockpit asset. Garmin Pilot now has the ability to pair with the GTX 345, our latest… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 29-Feb-16

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Air Evac Lifeteam picks Garmin Avionics for Bell 206 and 407 fleets

Air Evac Lifeteam picks Garmin Avionics for Bell 206 and 407 fleets

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the selection of a completely integrated Garmin avionics suite by Air Evac Lifeteam for its fleet of Bell 206 and Bell 407 helicopters. This Night Vision Goggle (NVG) compatible upgrade consists of the G500H glass flight display, GTN™ 650 touchscreen GPS/NAV/COMM and GTR… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 26-Feb-16

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Garmin launches pair of ADS-B transponders

Garmin launches pair of ADS-B transponders

We are excited to announce the GTX 345 and GTX 335 all-in-one ADS-B transponders designed to provide a simple upgrade path for thousands of aircraft worldwide. These next generation transponders include Extended Squitter (ES) ADS-B Out with options for built-in WAAS, as well as dual-link ADS-B In. The GTX 345/335 integrate on a wide variety… Read more »

Source: Gramin, 10-Feb-16

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Garmin celebrates 12th year at top of product support survey

Garmin celebrates 12th year at top of product support survey

On January 6th, the Garmin Aviation Product Support Team was honored with the top spot in Professional Pilot Magazine’s 2016 Avionics Product Support Survey. The accolade, which was voted on by customers, was Garmin’s 12th award in as many years. The survey, which is administered annually by Pro Pilot, consists of grades in product reliability,… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 12-Jan-16

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Garmin adds Canada to Obstacle Database Coverage

Garmin adds Canada to Obstacle Database Coverage

Garmin is pleased to announce expanded availability of our comprehensive obstacle database to now include Canada for select Garmin portables and certified avionics. Man-made structures such as towers that are greater than 200 feet AGL are included within this database. Additionally, an obstacle database tailored to helicopter operators includes man-made structures that are greater than… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 30-Oct-15

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Garmin makes 8.33 kHz Spacing upgrades easier for helicopters in Europe

Garmin makes 8.33 kHz Spacing upgrades easier for helicopters in Europe

Garmin is pleased to announce installation of the GNC 255 NAV/COM and GTR 225 COM series is easier and more cost-effective for European-registered helicopters. This certification reduces installation time and the cost associated with the installation of the GTR/GNC radios in a wide variety of helicopter types in Europe. Additionally, Helicopter operators are offered an… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 30-Oct-15

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Garmin explains GTN650 to GTN750 differences

Garmin explains GTN650 to GTN750 differences

For many aircraft owners, the instrument panel build or upgrade is one of the biggest commitments one can make. As the data center for the airplane, the real estate directly in front of the pilot is, to many, just as important as the wings and engine that make the airplane fly. There are countless factors… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 12-Oct-15

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Garmin expands features of GTN touchscreen avionics

Garmin expands features of GTN touchscreen avionics

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced an expanded feature set and new enhancements for the GTN touchscreen avionics. These new capabilities include customer-requested features such as creating and executing customized holding patterns, search and rescue patterns, as well as animated NEXRAD weather imagery from a variety of weather sources…. Read more »

Source: Garmin, 20-Jul-15

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Garmin Expands Connext Wireless Cockpit Ecosystem

Garmin Expands Connext Wireless Cockpit Ecosystem

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced an expanded Connext ecosystem, which broadens compatibility to include the Garmin aera 796/795 aviation portable GPS, ForeFlight Mobile and Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck. With compatible Garmin avionics, customers can wirelessly receive ADS-B weather and traffic, as well as display precise GPS position data and… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 20-Jul-15

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Garmin introduces Three New Products and Adds New Capabilities

Garmin introduces Three New Products and Adds New Capabilities

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GPS 20A, an ADS-B Out compliant WAAS GPS position source for experimental amateur-built (EAB) and light sport aircraft (LSA). For experimental aircraft owners that already have a Mode S Extended Squitter (ES) transponder such as the GTX 23ES, the non-certified GSP 20A… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 20-Jul-15

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Garmin Automated Logbook Syncs Across Garmin Pilot iOS Devices and flyGarmin

Garmin Automated Logbook Syncs Across Garmin Pilot iOS Devices and flyGarmin

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced electronic logbook capabilities built-in to the Garmin Pilot application for iPad/iPhone and seamless integration with flyGarmin. While flying with Garmin Pilot, the logbook feature provides automatic record keeping of commonly recorded data pertaining to each flight. Information such as date, total duration of… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 20-Jul-15

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ForeFlight Mobile Announces Connectivity with Garmin Avionics

ForeFlight Mobile Announces Connectivity with Garmin Avionics

ForeFlight, maker of the leading flight app for pilots, today announced connectivity with Garmin avionics, broadening the flight planning, in-flight, and connectivity capabilities available to customers. When connected to Garmin Flight Stream, ForeFlight Mobile customers can now wirelessly receive ADS-B weather and traffic, precise GPS position data, and dynamic pitch and bank information on iPad… Read more »

Source: ForeFlight, 17-Jul-15

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EASA validates FAA STC for Garmin GTN 650/750 in various JAR27 helicopters

EASA validates FAA STC for Garmin GTN 650/750 in various JAR27 helicopters

Garmin is pleased to announce that it has received the European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) validation of the U.S. Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the GTN 650/750 series touchscreen avionics and GMA 35 remote audio panel in select Part 27 helicopters. With this validation, these avionics are certified and approved for installation in several popular… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 16-Jul-15

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Aspen Avionics’ ATX100 ADS-B Transceiver Available

Aspen Avionics’ ATX100 ADS-B Transceiver Available

Aspen Avionics announced today its ATX100 ADS-B transceiver will interface with the Garmin GNS 430W/530W series of GPS navigators. Deliveries begin immediately. “Aspen designs products to work with what aircraft owners already have in their panels. This newly-approved interface allows aircraft owners to use their existing GPS source from Garmin’s GNS 430W/530W navigators and eliminates… Read more »

Source: Aspen Avionics, 29-Jun-15

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Maxcraft approved for Garmin GTX 33H Mode-S Transponder install

Maxcraft approved for Garmin GTX 33H Mode-S Transponder install

Maxcraft Avionics Ltd, an Avionics install, maintenance, and design company located on Pitt Meadows Airport near Vancouver, BC, has announced that they have received Transport Canada Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) SH14-35 for installation of the Garmin GTX 33H Mode-S Transponder with optional GTS 825/855 TAS/TCAS-I Processor and dual directional traffic antennas. This STC will be… Read more »

Source: Maxcraft, 29-Jun-15

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Garmin Expands Chart Coverage within Canada

Garmin Expands Chart Coverage within Canada

Garmin is pleased to announce select products now support the display of helicopter route charts throughout the United States, as well as Canadian IFR and VFR sectional charts. The aera 795/796, G3X Touch and Garmin Pilot for iOS now support the display of these charts with the most recent system software installed. Additionally, helicopter route… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 25-Jun-15

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Garmin introduces D2 Bravo watch with sophisticated aviation features

Garmin introduces D2 Bravo watch with sophisticated aviation features

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today introduced D2 Bravo, a next-generation aviator watch that combines practical functionality and sophisticated design to bring pilots and aviation enthusiasts a premium GPS watch. D2 Bravo incorporates Garmin’s signature direct-to and nearest airport navigation features, complete with a worldwide aviation navigation database. New and… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 17-Jun-15

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Over two years from launch, Bell sells first 407GT

Over two years from launch, Bell sells first 407GT

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today a milestone sale and delivery of the first Bell 407GT to BBM Inc. to operate in the Middle East and Africa. The Bell 407GT is the armed version of the Bell 407GX, and will be used to perform a variety of missions including law enforcement… Read more »

Source: Bell, 28-May-15

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Garmin® Enhances New and Existing G500 and G600 Glass Flight Display Systems

Garmin® Enhances New and Existing G500 and G600 Glass Flight Display Systems

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced enhanced capability and an expanded feature set for the G500/G600 glass flight display systems. Pilots will experience a faster, more responsive and modernized mapping display, complete with a number of enhancements that bring new capabilities to these flight displays. In addition to a… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 16-Apr-15

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Kitchener Aero Avionics Adds EASA STC for Garmin G-500H mod in Eurocopter EC-120

Kitchener Aero Avionics Adds EASA STC for Garmin G-500H mod in Eurocopter EC-120

Kitchener Aero Avionics (KAAV) is pleased to announce that they have now been awarded EASA STC in addition to Transport Canada and FAA STC’s already in hand for their successful and popular “Glass-Cockpit” upgrade to the Eurocopter EC-120 helicopter. The Garmin G500H Flight Display system with Helicopter Synthetic Vision (HSVT), an Attitude Heading Reference System… Read more »

Source: Kitchener Aero, 24-Mar-15

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Garmin® Unveils Vantage, the Industry’s Most Comprehensive Line of ADS-B Solutions

Garmin® Unveils Vantage, the Industry’s Most Comprehensive Line of ADS-B Solutions

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today unveiled Garmin Vantage, a family of existing Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) solutions designed to exceed the needs of aircraft owners and operators around the world. These ADS-B solutions serve a diverse number of aircraft and their operators, including experimental, general aviation, helicopter, business and… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 13-Mar-15

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FRASCA to Provide Bell 206L FTD to Air Evac Lifeteam

FRASCA to Provide Bell 206L FTD to Air Evac Lifeteam

FRASCA International, Inc., Urbana, IL has been contracted to provide a Bell 206L Level 7 Flight Training Device (FTD) to Air Evac Lifeteam, O’Fallon, Missouri. The FTD will be an FAA Level 7 Bell 206L with Garmin G500H, Genesys Aerosystems HeliSAS, HTAWS, and Garmin GTN650. It will also feature Frasca’s high-fidelity NVG simulation for the… Read more »

Source: FRASCA, 09-Mar-15

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Garmin Pilot Optimizes Charts and Maps for Helicopter Operators

Garmin Pilot Optimizes Charts and Maps for Helicopter Operators

Garmin is pleased to announce a new version of Garmin Pilot for iOS, which adds a suite of features tailored to helicopter operators. These features incorporate helicopter route charts throughout eight U.S. metropolitan areas, including the Gulf of Mexico. Additionally, the latest version of Garmin Pilot allows pilots to easily identify and document the highest… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 06-Mar-15

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Garmin avionics are abundant!

Garmin avionics are abundant!

It’s been an exciting start to Day 1 of Heli-Expo 2015 in Orlando today and Garmin has sure been busy showcasing several new products, which are tailored to helicopter operators. With all of the new and exciting announcements made today, it’s hard to cover them all but here’s what you missed so far today: Helicopter… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 06-Mar-15

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New helicopter solutions from Garmin

New helicopter solutions from Garmin

Day 2 of Heli-Expo is well on its way today as we recover from a number of new and exciting announcements from Day 1 of the show yesterday. Garmin has been incredibly busy showing off our new products we announced last week. In case you missed our new helicopter announcements, check them out below: GDL… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 06-Mar-15

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Meet radar altimeter requirements with Garmin

Meet radar altimeter requirements with Garmin

The last day of Heli-Expo is upon us and it’s been an exciting three-day event at the world’s largest helicopter show. Garmin is thrilled to be a part of such an amazing event and even more excited to see our customers and bring them tools to make their flying safer and easier. Last year, the… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 06-Mar-15

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Volusia County Mosquito Control orders MD520N

Volusia County Mosquito Control orders MD520N

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announced today a contract with Volusia County Mosquito Control, Volusia County, Florida, to manufacture and deliver a new MD 520N helicopter. The new MD 520N will join the Mosquito Control Unit’s two MD 500E helicopters to expand the department’s ability to inspect and treat the region’s wet and dry lands not… Read more »

Source: MD Helicopters, 05-Mar-15

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Garmin Introduces Helicopter-Specific ADS-B Solutions

Garmin Introduces Helicopter-Specific ADS-B Solutions

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GDL 84H and GDL 88H Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) datalink. Helicopter owners and operators are offered added safety benefits with the GDL 84H and GDL 88H, which meet equipage requirements for ADS-B Out while receiving ADS-B In traffic and weather on a… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 27-Feb-15

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Garmin launches more classes for pilots

Garmin launches more classes for pilots

We are thrilled to announce expanded pilot training opportunities for 2015, which will include more live classes and eLearning courses! Just as we have for the last several years, we will again offer scheduled classes for the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigator series and G500/G600 glass flight display systems, in addition to on demand G1000, G3000,… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 16-Feb-15

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Kings Avionics completes first helicopter field installation of GRA55/GI205

Kings Avionics completes first helicopter field installation of GRA55/GI205

Kings Avionics of Henderson, Nevada, has completed the first field installation of a Garmin GRA55 radar altimeter and a Garmin GI205 remote display screen on any helicopter platform. This installation, on a Bell 206L-1 for a rotary fleet operator, was completed in advance of the 2017 mandate that all Part 135 operators have a radar… Read more »

Source: Kings Avionics, 16-Feb-15

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Robinson Adds Garmin G500H and Autopilot to R66 Options

Robinson Adds Garmin G500H and Autopilot to R66 Options

Robinson Helicopter Company announces the Garmin G500H Avionics Display System and the Genesys Aerosystems HeliSAS autopilot are now available as options on new 2015 R66 Turbine helicopters. The G500H is a combination Primary Flight Display and Multifunction Display (PFD/MFD) that provides flight instrument, moving map navigation, and situational awareness information on dual screens. Garmin’s Helicopter… Read more »

Source: Robinson, 19-Jan-15

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Garmin details ADS-B Out Benefits and Incentives

Garmin details ADS-B Out Benefits and Incentives

Over the next two decades, the FAA is predicting a steady growth in air travel and to better prepare for the forecasted increase, an overhaul of the national airspace system is warranted. Older generation technology such as radar-based air traffic surveillance and navigation by reference to land-based navigational aids simply cannot sustain the anticipated air… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 19-Jan-15

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Garmin G500H Glass Panels Installed in Guidance Aviation fleet

Garmin G500H Glass Panels Installed in Guidance Aviation fleet

Garmin G500H glass panels have been installed in the Guidance Aviation helicopter fleet. Last year, the primary helicopter flight training organization with flight operations in Prescott, Arizona and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, announced their decision to upgrade their aircraft. Now, the organization’s fleet upgrade is in its final phase with all of the IFR fleet installations… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 13-Jan-15

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Garmin Optimizes GWX 70H Weather Radar, GTR 225 COM and GNC 255 NAV/COM for Helicopter Operations

Garmin Optimizes GWX 70H Weather Radar, GTR 225 COM and GNC 255 NAV/COM for Helicopter Operations

Garmin continues to make a series of investments into developing a robust lineup of helicopter solutions, which are tailored to the unique missions carried out by these operators. Our latest additions include Night Vision Goggle (NVG) capable versions of our popular GTR 225 COM and GNC 255 NAV/COM radios, as well as the introduction of… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 09-Jan-15

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Garmin Announces New Datalink Weather Receiver

Garmin Announces New Datalink Weather Receiver

Today, Garmin announces the new GDL 69 and GDL 69A SXM datalink receivers. These new datalink receivers offer access to new weather service packages with lower activation fees, which are made available by SiriusXM and their latest G4 satellite network. The GDL 69A SXM receiver provides both pilots and passengers with SiriusXM Satellite Radio audio… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 16-Dec-14

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New Pricing and Packages for Global Aviation Weather, Texting and Voice Services!

New Pricing and Packages for Global Aviation Weather, Texting and Voice Services!

We’re thrilled to offer a new, limited time promotion, which allows even more affordable access to global weather, texting and voice calling. Whether you find yourself flying in Europe, Australia or anywhere in between, staying in touch with loved ones and accessing the weather you need is now more affordable than ever. Save money today… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 14-Nov-14

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Garmin introduces New Cost-Effective ADS-B Solution for GA

Garmin introduces New Cost-Effective ADS-B Solution for GA

Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GDL 84 Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) datalink, which is the latest addition to Garmin’s comprehensive lineup of certified ADS-B solutions. The GDL 84 provides an all-inclusive, minimally intrusive solution for aircraft owners looking to satisfy the requirements of NextGen,… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 29-Oct-14

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Enstrom Delivers First 480B-G

Enstrom Delivers First 480B-G

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation celebrated delivery of the first model 480B-G to Rick Boswell of New Hampshire today. The 480B-G is equipped with the Garmin G1000H glass cockpit. “I’m a tech junkie,” says Rick. “When I heard about the Garmin G1000H, I had to have it. Partner it with the Enstrom 480B, and it’s my perfect… Read more »

Source: Enstrom, 10-Oct-14

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Garmin AOA FAA Approved, Now Shipping

Garmin AOA FAA Approved, Now Shipping

Garmin is pleased to announce our Angle of Attack (AOA) system is now shipping and approved by the FAA for installation in a wide variety of general aviation aircraft. The entire system is comprised of the GI 260 AOA indicator, GAP 26 angle of attack probe and GSU 25 air data computer, which combine to… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 25-Sep-14

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FAA approves Enstrom 480B-G – the Garmin G1000H equipped 480

FAA approves Enstrom 480B-G – the Garmin G1000H equipped 480

Enstrom is pleased to announce that the Federal Aviation Administration has certified the Garmin G1000H all-glass, integrated flight deck for installation in its 480B helicopter model. The new configuration will be designated the 480B-G. “This program is a significant milestone for Enstrom as we continue with future developments in our product line offerings” said Tracy Biegler,… Read more »

Source: Enstrom, 30-Jul-14

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Garmin Pilot goes global

Garmin Pilot goes global

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 European charts in a single application, including… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 18-Jul-14

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Kings Avionics completes first slant-panel GTN750 installation into MD520N

Kings Avionics completes first slant-panel GTN750 installation into MD520N

Kings Avionics, Inc., a leader in avionics sales, installation, and service, announced today that it has completed and obtained certification on the first retrofit, slant-panel installation of the Garmin GTN 750 Navigator into an MD520N model helicopter. Certification was obtained via field approval from the Salt Lake City Flight Standards District Office (FSDO). The installation… Read more »

Source: Kings Avionics, 16-Jul-14

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ADS-B and Your Aircraft: When will you equip?

ADS-B and Your Aircraft: When will you equip?

The benefits of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) are here and as the FAA has recently made it clear, the ADS-B equipment mandate is not in jeopardy of missing the 2020 deadline. With the construction of the ADS-B network of ground stations completed, the benefits of complying with ADS-B are available today and we can take… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 08-Jul-14

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Garmin celebrates the 10th Anniversary of G1000

Garmin celebrates the 10th Anniversary of 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 Aircraft Company announced the selection of G1000 for the Citation Mustang, which was in development at the time. Additional announcements by a… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 27-Jun-14

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Garmin names new Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Garmin names new Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced that Doug Boessen has joined the company and will serve as chief financial officer and treasurer beginning July 31. Boessen recently served as CFO for Collective Brands, Inc. where he began as associate controller in 1997.  He brings extensive consumer brands and public… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 04-Jun-14

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Skye Avionics upgrades Wisk Air Helicopters Bell 407′s

Skye Avionics upgrades Wisk Air Helicopters Bell 407′s

Skye Avionics recently finished upgrading all of Wisk Air Helicopters Fleet of Bell 407 Helicopters. The upgrade involved removing the Bendix/King KY196A VHF radios and installing Garmin GTR 225B VHF radios. Over the last couple of years Skye Avionics has been working with Wisk Air to standardize their fleet and modernize it. This upgrade now makes… Read more »

Source: Skye Avionics, 22-May-14

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MacNeil Aviation takes delivery of AS350B3e with Garmin G500H glass cockpit

MacNeil Aviation takes delivery of AS350B3e with Garmin G500H glass cockpit

One of America’s leading entrepreneurs is the proud owner of a new, customized AS350 B3e helicopter produced by Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI). David MacNeil, owner of MacNeil Automotive Products Ltd. in Bolingbrook, Ill. has taken delivery of the aircraft that he will use in business travels for his highly successful company that manufactures the acclaimed… Read more »

24-Apr-14

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Frasca first to integrate Garmin’s GTN 650 into Flight Simulators

Frasca first to integrate Garmin’s GTN 650 into Flight Simulators

Frasca International, Inc. Urbana, IL has recently delivered flight training devices (FTDs) with Garmin GTN 650 avionics, making them the first simulator manufacturer to integrate these new avionics into FTDs. Garmin’s GTN 650/750 series is the long-awaited replacement for the incredibly popular GNS 430/530 series. It features the latest WAAS GPS features, electronic charts, integrated… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 16-Apr-14

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Gama Engineering wins UK Army Gazelle avionics update contract

Gama Engineering wins UK Army Gazelle avionics update contract

Gama Engineering Ltd, the Fairoaks Airport, UK based EASA Part 21J and UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) Design Approved Organisation Status company, has been awarded a contract to supply the design solution and major parts for a Traffic Alerting System, GPS and 8.33kHz VHF Comms upgrade to a number of Airbus Helicopters’ Gazelle helicopters for… Read more »

Source: Gama Engineering, 11-Apr-14

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Garmin Introduces European FliteCharts

Garmin Introduces European FliteCharts

Garmin continues to expand its global aviation chart coverage with the release of European terminal charts, including instrument approach charts, SIDs, STARs, and airport diagrams. These charts are the most recent addition to the growing list of worldwide aviation charting products available from Garmin, which are compatible with select Garmin avionics and portables. Additional charts… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 06-Apr-14

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Come See Garmin at the Sun-n-Fun Fly-In

Come See Garmin at the Sun-n-Fun Fly-In

We’re heading down to Sun ‘n Fun in Lakeland, Florida today for the 40th annual fly-in! We’ve made several new product announcements over the past few weeks and we’ll have everything on display at the show so you’ll want to be sure you stop by and see Garmin! If you’re a homebuilder, be sure to… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 01-Apr-14

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