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Garmin enters medium lift helicopter market with G5000H

Garmin enters medium lift helicopter market with G5000H

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today the G5000H, an integrated flight deck specifically designed for twin turbine, medium lift helicopters. The G5000H combines widescreen displays with touchscreen controls to bring leading edge technology, safety enhancements and reliability to this class of helicopters. The… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 13-Feb-12

Bell 525 features ARC Horizon flight deck

Bell 525 features ARC Horizon flight deck

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced the new Bell 525 Relentless – unveiled at the 2012 Heli-Expo in Dallas, Texas – will feature a state-of-the-art flight deck, ARC Horizon. “One of the most compelling elements of the new Bell 525 Relentless is the new ARC Horizon flight deck,” said Larry D. Roberts,… Read more »

Source: Bell, 12-Feb-12

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Brazil approves Garmin GTNâ„¢ touchscreen avionics

Brazil approves Garmin GTNâ„¢ touchscreen avionics

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it has received Brazil’s National Civil Aviation Agency’s (ANAC) validation of the U.S. Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the GTN 650 and GTN 750 series touchscreen avionics and GPS antennas. With this validation, the GTN is… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 08-Feb-12

Garmin FliteCharts or ChartView: What are the differences?

Garmin FliteCharts or ChartView: What are the differences?

Several people must have been very good last year because Santa delivered several new Garmin aviation GPS units this Christmas.  Those happy recipients have been calling and asking all kinds of questions about their new toys.  One question that I have heard a couple of times is about the differences in using Garmin FliteCharts compared… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 05-Jan-12

Garmin releases GTN750 trainer app for iPad 2

Garmin releases GTN750 trainer app for iPad 2

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today the release of a new GTN 750 trainer app for the iPad 2. This trainer, downloadable from the iTunes Store, simulates the behavior of the GTN 750 system interface and provides pilots with a safe, on-the-ground environment… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 20-Dec-11

Garmin’s Synthetic Vision brings awareness to desert, mountain flying

Garmin’s Synthetic Vision brings awareness to desert, mountain flying

Pilot Jeff French loves his company’s Citation Mustang. He also loves the Garmin G1000 avionics suite that comes on the Mustang as standard equipment. And with 5,500 flight hours under his belt, the company pilot for Sunridge Hotel Group really loves his recent Garmin Synthetic Vision Technology (SVT) upgrade. Sunridge manages multiple hotel properties, primarily… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 16-Dec-11

EASA approves Garmin GTNâ„¢ Touchscreen Avionics

EASA approves Garmin GTNâ„¢ Touchscreen Avionics

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it has received the European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) validation of the U.S. Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the GTN 650 and GTN 750 series touchscreen avionics. With this validation, these avionics are certified and approved… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 13-Dec-11

Garmin bids farewell to the “430/530”

Garmin bids farewell to the “430/530”

Since their introduction in 1998, the Garmin GNS series GPS/NAV/COM products have been widely accepted, with over 100,000 of them flying the skies today. But 13 years later, the time has come to bid farewell. Due to decreased demand and limited parts availability, we announced this week that Garmin will soon stop accepting orders for… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 11-Nov-11

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Now get Garmin’s popular Panel Page on your iPad

Now get Garmin’s popular Panel Page on your iPad

For those of you familiar with Garmin’s aviation portable GPS units, you probably get a mental picture when I mention Garmin’s Panel Page. For those of you not familiar with the Panel Page it’s a GPS derived instrument pack that displays an airspeed indicator, altimeter, VSI and HSI. This feature has been a very popular… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 28-Oct-11

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Garmin appoints leader for aviation business unit

Garmin appoints leader for aviation business unit

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced that Gary Kelley, its vice president of marketing, is retiring from the company at the end of the year. Kelley joined Garmin in 1992 as director of marketing, during which time he oversaw the development of Garmin’s… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 11-Oct-11

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Gama introduces Garmin G500H EFIS to European heli operators

Gama introduces Garmin G500H EFIS to European heli operators

Gama Engineering Ltd in partnership with Garmin is now offering the recently certified G500H Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS) to the UK and continental Europe helicopter community. The recently certified Garmin G500H, EFIS is the affordable all-glass avionics flight display designed specifically for the VFR Part 27 helicopters including the Bell 206, Bell 407, Eurocopter… Read more »

Source: Gama Engineering, 29-Sep-11

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New autopilot interfaces for Garmin G600/G500

New autopilot interfaces for Garmin G600/G500

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced new autopilot interfaces for the G600 and G500 flight displays, providing compatibility with the S-TEC DFCS autopilot and gyro emulation for the Century autopilot. This new upgrade for the S-TEC DFCS 2100/1500 autopilot allows the G600 and… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 23-Sep-11

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Garmin unveils portable touchscreen navigators with 3D vision

Garmin unveils portable touchscreen navigators with 3D vision

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today the aera 796 and aera 795, a new series of portable aviation navigation devices. As Garmin’s new flagship portable aviation product, the aera 796 incorporates the popular features of the GPSMAP® 696, while also adding new capabilities… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 14-Sep-11

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Garmin and Jeppesen offer bundled, more affordable pricing for aviation databases in the cockpit

Garmin and Jeppesen offer bundled, more affordable pricing for aviation databases in the cockpit

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, and Jeppesen, a leading provider of aeronautical charting and navigation services, are pleased to announce PilotPakâ„¢, a new bundle pricing program for databases on select Garmin panel mount avionics. PilotPak provides a more affordable single aircraft pricing structure and… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 23-Jun-11

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Canada approves Garmin’s G500H in Eurocopter AS350 and EC130

Canada approves Garmin’s G500H in Eurocopter AS350 and EC130

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN) and Rotorcraft Services Group, an industry leader in helicopter and aircraft services, today announced that Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) has validated the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installation of Garmin’s G500H glass cockpit in Eurocopter AS350B2, AS350B3 and/or EC130B4 helicopters. With this validation, authorized… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 26-May-11

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Banyan Air to host Garmin seminar in Fort Lauderdale

Banyan Air to host Garmin seminar in Fort Lauderdale

Banyan Air Service will host a free Garmin seminar on Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 6:30 pm, for aircraft owners and operators who are interested in Garmin’s latest aviation panel-mount and portable products for aircraft and helicopters. The seminar will include the GTN 650/750 series, G600, G500, GTS Traffic Series and GPSMAP 696. Seats are limited… Read more »

Source: Banyan Air, 11-May-11

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AC-U-KWIK is now available for Garmin aviation portables

AC-U-KWIK is now available for Garmin aviation portables

If you were like me when Garmin announced the availability of AC-U-KWIKyou were thinking “AC-U-WHAT!?” Well, after taking a look at the press release the light bulb has come on, and if you were thinking the same thing maybe it’s time for a second look. If you are familiar with current Garmin products you know… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 25-Apr-11

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Garmin brings AC-U-KWIK® data to portable avionics

Garmin brings AC-U-KWIK® data to portable avionics

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it will begin offering AC-U-KWIK Airport Directory data on its aera® 550/560 and GPSMAP® 695/696 portable aviation devices. “Pilots and flight departments now have another resource that they can use to help them find accurate and… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 29-Mar-11

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Garmin announces the future of avionics

Garmin announces the future of avionics

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, raised the bar today with the announcement of the GTN 650 and GTN 750 series. These panel-mount units are certified and approved for installation in hundreds of makes and models of general aviation aircraft. The GTN 650 and GTN… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 29-Mar-11

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Mid-Continent Instruments designs ACU for Garmin’s GTN Systems

Mid-Continent Instruments designs ACU for Garmin’s GTN Systems

Building on the MD41 family of products, Mid-Continent Instruments announces the MD41-151X Series Annunciation Control Units (ACU) — an upgrade to the company’s MD41-146X Series Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) ACUs. Mid-Continent Instruments’ MD41-151X ACU is designed as a companion to the new Garmin Touch Navigator (GTN) systems. Available in horizontal and vertical configurations, the… Read more »

Source: Mid-Continent Instruments, 25-Mar-11

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EASA certifies Garmin G500H in AS350

EASA certifies Garmin G500H in AS350

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, and Kuerzi Avionics AG, an industry leader in helicopter and aircraft services in Europe, have proudly teamed together to obtain European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification for the installation of the Garmin G500H glass cockpit in the Eurocopter AS350…. Read more »

Source: Garmin, 21-Mar-11

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FAA warns helicopter pilots over use of Garmin 400/500 GPS with TAWS

FAA warns helicopter pilots over use of Garmin 400/500 GPS with TAWS

SAIB: SW-11-24 This is information only.  Recommendations aren’t mandatory. Introduction This Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin is to inform owners and operators of rotorcraft equipped with Garmin 400/500 series GPS Navigation Systems, with the activated function of Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (TAWS) designed for use in fixed wing airplanes.  There is an airworthiness concern regarding… Read more »

Source: FAA, 20-Mar-11

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MD Helicopters and Garmin demo G500H Avionics in 500E

MD Helicopters and Garmin demo G500H Avionics in 500E

MESA, Arizona, March 6, 2011 – MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI), a leading manufacturer of commercial and military helicopters, along with  Garmin, will be demonstrating the G500H Avionics in Booths 1618 (MDHI) and 1632 (Garmin) at Heli-Expo being held March 5th – 8th in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.  MD Helicopters is featuring… Read more »

Source: MD Helicopters, 15-Mar-11

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Bell launches B407GX with Garmin Avionics

Bell launches B407GX with Garmin Avionics

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced the introduction of the 407GX, a new version of the Bell 407 equipped with the innovative Garmin G1000H Integrated Flight Deck. The Garmin G1000H glass flight deck provides critical flight information at a glance for greater situational awareness, improved operational capability and increased safety. The… Read more »

Source: Bell, 14-Mar-11

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Garmin announces the G1000Hâ„¢ for helicopters

Garmin announces the G1000Hâ„¢ for helicopters

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the G1000H, an all-glass avionics system designed specifically for the VFR Part 27 helicopter market. The G1000H provides important flight data — flight instrumentation, navigation, communication, weather, terrain, traffic, identification, and diagnostics and maintenance computer — and… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 06-Mar-11

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Garmin GMAâ„¢ 350 Audio Panel makes flying easy with voice recognition and 3D sound

Garmin GMAâ„¢ 350 Audio Panel makes flying easy with voice recognition and 3D sound

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today the GMA 350 and GMA 350H audio panels. Designed for fixed wing and rotorcraft, respectively, the GMA 350 and 350H have industry-first features like voice recognition, 3D spatial audio processing, advanced auto squelch, and ambient noise based… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 06-Mar-11

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Garmin G500H goes to Hawaii and Hollywood

Garmin G500H goes to Hawaii and Hollywood

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, is pleased to announce that one of its most popular products for helicopters is being used by one of the world’s largest tour operators. Blue Hawaiian, the largest Hawaiian helicopter operator and Hollywood’s first-call helicopter company, is in the… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 06-Mar-11

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Garmin G500H available soon on MD500

Garmin G500H available soon on MD500

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced that MD Helicopters, a leading manufacturer of commercial and military helicopters, has selected the G500H as an optional avionics package for the MD series helicopters.  The G500H, is a certified, all-glass avionics system designed specifically for the… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 06-Mar-11

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Garmin announces G500H program for R44

Garmin announces G500H program for R44

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it has initiated work on a project to obtain a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installation of the Garmin G500H glass cockpit in the Robinson R44 helicopter. Once completed, any authorized Garmin dealer can install the… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 06-Mar-11

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Rotorcraft Services Group and Garmin team to STC Garmin G500H for EC130, AS350

Rotorcraft Services Group and Garmin team to STC Garmin G500H for EC130, AS350

Rotorcraft Services Group, Inc. (RSG), an industry leader in helicopter and aircraft services and Garmin International, Inc. have proudly teamed together to obtain FAA Supplemental Type Certificates (STC) for installation of the Garmin G500H glass cockpit in the Eurocopter AS350B2, AS350B3 and EC130B4 helicopter models. Under this STC, any authorized Garmin aviation dealer can install… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 30-Sep-10

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Garmin® Announces HTAWS Certification for the GNS 430W/530W

Garmin® Announces HTAWS Certification for the GNS 430W/530W

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced it has received the FAA’s Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning System (HTAWS). It is available immediately as an option on newly purchased systems or as a field upgrade for current owners. When… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 29-Sep-10

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Dart GPS Receiver Gimbal Mount now compatible with Garmin GPSMAP on Medium Bell aircraft

Dart GPS Receiver Gimbal Mount now compatible with Garmin GPSMAP on Medium Bell aircraft

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their affiliated partner, DART Aerospace Ltd., has received Transport Canada, FAA and EASA approval for the redesign of their Top Mounted GPS Gimbal Mount for Garmin GPSMAP 296/396/496 for installation on Bell 204/205/212/214/412 aircraft models. DART Aerospace has undertaken to update the design of their centre post… Read more »

Source: DART Helicopter Services, 18-Jun-10

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Garmin Receives FAA Approval for G500H Helicopter Flight Display

Garmin Receives FAA Approval for G500H Helicopter Flight Display

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted a supplemental type certificate (STC) for the Garmin’s G500H, an all-glass avionics system designed specifically for the VFR Part 27 helicopter market. The STC is for the Bell 206-series… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 27-May-10

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Garmin® Announces an Affordable HTAWS Option for the GNS 430W/530W Family of Products

Garmin® Announces an Affordable HTAWS Option for the GNS 430W/530W Family of Products

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced a new Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning System (HTAWS) for the GNS 430W/530W series navigators. HTAWS is available as an option on newly purchased systems or as a field upgrade for current owners. When added to the GNS… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 21-Feb-10

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Garmin® Announces New Helicopter Products; G500H all-glass, helicopter-specific PFD and MFD

Garmin® Announces New Helicopter Products; G500H all-glass, helicopter-specific PFD and MFD

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the G500H, an all-glass avionics system designed specifically for the VFR Part 27 helicopter market. The G500H is a derivative of the G600 and G500 for the fixed-wing market, yet the G500H has been optimized for rotorcraft and… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 20-Feb-10

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Garmin® Expands eLearning Program for Aviation Products

Garmin® Expands eLearning Program for Aviation Products

Garmin International Inc announced that it has expanded its eLearning computer based training program content and will also soon offer training through an online portal.

Source: Garmin, 06-Nov-09

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Pilot My-Cast℠ by Garmin Coming to the iPhone™ and iPod Touch® for US, Canadian subscribers

iPhone and iPod Touch users can soon download Pilot My-Cast by Garmin, a premier cell phone application that provides critical aviation weather data, flight planning and flight filing services to U.S. and Canadian based subscribers.

Source: Garmin, 31-Jul-09

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Garmin® Celebrates the Delivery of the 100,000th GNS 400/500 Series Product

It is estimated that Garmin’s 400/500 series avionics have been installed on approximately half of all U.S. single and twin-engine piston and turbine aircraft, which makes it among the most popular avionics of all time.

Source: Garmin, 30-Jul-09

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Garmin® G600 Upgrades Add Synthetic Vision and Autopilot Interface

Gary Kelley, Garmin’s VP of marketing said “With the addition of SVT and the GAD 43, the G600 takes another step forward by giving pilots the benefits of flying with 3D virtual reality and enhanced autopilot reliability.”

Source: Garmin, 30-Jul-09

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Aero Dynamix to Exhibit with Garmin at ALEA

Source: Vertical, 21-Jul-09

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Garmin® Receives FAA’s First AML-STC for GPS/WAAS Avionics on Helicopters

Source: Garmin, 04-May-09

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US Aviation Weather, Flight Planning and Airport Data on Your Cell Phone

Source: Garmin, 23-Apr-09

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Garmin Introduces eLearning Program for Aviation Products

Source: Garmin, 22-Apr-09

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