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Feb
07
2017

Garmin® announces EASA approval of the G5 electronic flight instrument for certificated aircraft in Europe

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OLATHE, Kan. /February 7, 2017/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval of the G5 electronic flight instrument for installation in select certified fixed-wing general aviation aircraft in Europe. The G5 electronic flight instrument boasts state-of-the-art reliability and enhanced safety benefits over failure-prone, mechanical gyro-driven instruments as a standalone primary source of aircraft attitude or turn coordination information. Installation approval is accomplished via supplemental type certificate (STC) with a comprehensive approved model list (AML) containing hundreds of individual aircraft models. This STC is representative of EASA’s initiative to better support the certification efforts of general aviation aircraft, while also authorizing specific aircraft upgrades that enhance safety among the general aviation fleet in Europe.

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Jan
11
2017

Garmin announces new 2017 classroom pilot training classes

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Garmin is pleased to announce expanded pilot training opportunities for 2017 to include additional classes throughout the United States. In addition to scheduled classes for the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigator series and G500/G600 glass flight display systems, on-demand classes for the G1000, G3000, and G5000 Integrated Flight Decks and supplemental eLearning opportunities are also available. These new training opportunities and locations provide pilots with varying levels of experience a hands-on approach to learning Garmin avionics in a classroom environment taught by experienced certified flight instructors.

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Jan
03
2017

Garmin® introduces G1000® NXi, the next generation integrated flight deck

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OLATHE, Kan. /January 3, 2017/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced its successor to the ever-popular G1000 integrated flight deck, the G1000 NXi. Boasting a modernized flight display design with significant performance enhancements, the G1000 NXi incorporates innovative capabilities into a state-of-the-art avionics platform. Features such as wireless cockpit connectivity, including wireless aviation database updates using Garmin Flight Stream, enhanced situational awareness with SurfaceWatch™, visual approaches, map overlay on the HSI and more, are all available with the G1000 NXi. Deliveries are expected to begin in February as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for the G1000 NXi integrated flight deck in the King Air 200 and expects approval for the King Air 300/350 aircraft models within the coming weeks.

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Dec
10
2016

Garmin® introduces VIRB® Ultra 30 aviation in-cockpit bundle

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Garmin is pleased to announce an aviation-specific addition to the VIRB Ultra 30 action camera family, offering several new accessories tailored to capturing rich, high definition footage in-flight. VIRB Ultra 30 is a waterproof action camera with the power to shoot stunning Ultra HD footage at 4K/30fps. The VIRB Ultra 30 contains a suite of new features, including voice control, an intuitive LCD color touchscreen and one-touch live streaming. Built-in 3-axis stabilization and enhanced connectivity with a variety of Garmin products combine to provide pilots with a premier action camera tailored to capturing superior in-flight footage.

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Nov
18
2016

Garmin Pilot™ adds suite of new tools for pre-flight planning and in-flight operations to Apple mobile devices

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OLATHE, Kan. /Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced integrated weight and balance calculations, as well as aircraft performance tables and calculations within the Garmin Pilot app on Apple mobile devices. Also new to Garmin Pilot, Freehand flight planning allows for quick and easy flight plan editing from the moving map page. Pilot-configurable checklists are also integrated within Garmin Pilot, providing pilots the option to create custom checklists that are accessible within the app. These new features and more are available as a free update for existing customers and provide pilots with even more tools to aid in flight planning and in-flight navigation all within a single mobile application.

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Oct
25
2016

Garmin® announces G5000™ flight deck modernization program for the Cessna Citation Excel and Citation XLS aircraft

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OLATHE, Kan. /October 25, 2016/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced it will expand its portfolio of integrated flight deck upgrades to now include a G5000 modernization program for the popular Citation Excel and Citation XLS. The Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) is targeted for approval in late 2018 and will be available from select Garmin dealers, as well as Textron Aviation Service Centers.

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Jul
25
2016

Garmin® introduces G5 electronic flight instrument for certificated aircraft

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OLATHE, Kan. /July 24, 2016/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced FAA approval of the G5 electronic flight instrument in type-certificated fixed-wing general aviation aircraft. Installation approval is accomplished via supplemental type certificate (STC) with a comprehensive approved model list (AML) containing 562 aircraft models. The compact and cost-effective G5 delivers exceptional performance and reliability as a standalone primary source for aircraft attitude or turn coordination information while also displaying secondary information such as airspeed, altitude and more. Availability of this STC is representative of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) initiative to encourage and permit specific enhancements to aircraft in an effort to improve safety among the existing general aviation fleet.

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Jul
20
2016

Garmin® introduces new and exciting ways to interact with GTN™ 650/750

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OLATHE, Kan. /July 19, 2016/Business Wire — 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 between the GTN and the Garmin Pilot™ app on a mobile device. Flight plan transfer, as well as traffic, weather, GPS information and more also display on select mobile devices when paired with Flight Stream 510. Pilots can also utilize the Garmin Pilot app on Apple mobile devices to send text messages and initiate phone calls1. These new features bring advanced capabilities and even more functionality to new and existing GTN 650/750 touchscreen avionics.

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Jul
20
2016

Garmin® Team X introduces the GTX 45R and GTX 35R ADS-B transponders for experimental aircraft

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OLATHE, Kan. /July 20, 2016/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GTX 35R, which meets Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out requirements and the GTX 45R that offers ADS-B Out, as well as ADS-B In benefits. Designed specifically for experimental amateur-built (EAB) and light sport aircraft (LSA), these new transponders are tightly integrated and controlled by G3X and G3X Touch systems. The GTX 45R unlocks more capabilities for pilots by displaying ADS-B traffic, subscription-free weather1, GPS position data and attitude information within select Garmin portables and mobile applications via Bluetooth® and Connext® wireless technology. Hard-wired display interfaces for the GTX 45R include G3X Touch, the GTN™ 650/750 touchscreen series, GNS 430W/530W navigators and select portables.

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Jul
19
2016

Garmin Pilot™ app adds support to display Jeppesen terminal charts

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OLATHE, Kan. /July 19, 2016/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the integration of geo-referenced Jeppesen terminal charts within the Garmin Pilot app on Apple mobile devices1. Jeppesen charts can be viewed within Garmin Pilot from the charts page and in split-screen mode alongside the moving map. The global integration of this new, popular chart option alongside superior flight planning, filing and flight logging capabilities, bring Garmin Pilot customers around the world an all-inclusive, single application solution. Additionally, Garmin FliteCharts® and Jeppesen approach plates can also be overlaid on the moving map for seamless navigation, while Flight Stream 510 integration supports Database Concierge wireless database transfer capabilities. Glide range ring on Apple mobile devices and automated electronic logbook within Android add to the series of Garmin Pilot enhancements.

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Jul
16
2016

FAA Approves Garmin GTX 335 and GTX 345 Transponders for Robinson Helicopters

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Torrance, CA — 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 goes a step further by adding ADS-B In and Bluetooth capability.

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Jul
11
2016

Robinson R44 Raven II and Cadet Now Available with Garmin G500H

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Torrance, CA — Robinson Helicopter Company announces the Garmin G500H Avionics Display System is now an option on new R44 Raven II and Cadet helicopters.

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Jun
23
2016

ALPINE AEROTECH becomes authorized Garmin dealer

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Kelowna, BC — 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,” explains Jeff Denomme, president of Alpine Aerotech. “Adding the Garmin product line to our wide variety of helicopter avionics services ensures we continue to deliver cost-effective and innovative solutions to our customers.”

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Jun
13
2016

Whirly-Girls Recognizes Garmin Aviation Training for Its Commitment to the Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund

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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.

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May
17
2016

Garmin® introduces D2™ Bravo Titanium aviator watch

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OLATHE, Kan. /May 17, 2016/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced D2 Bravo Titanium, a premium aviation GPS smartwatch that combines contemporary design and sophisticated connectivity to bring pilots and aviation enthusiasts an elite aviator watch. Utilizing premium materials like a hybrid titanium band and gunmetal bezel, sapphire lens and high-resolution color display, D2 Bravo Titanium combines the GPS wearable technology Garmin is known for with a sleek form factor suitable for activities both inside and outside of the cockpit. It also boasts new multisport activity profiles like golf and advanced fitness training and incorporates Garmin Elevate™ wrist-based heart rate technology1 allowing customers to measure heart rate 24/7. Automated flight logging, the display of Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts (TAFs) and an aviation-tailored customizable watch face that allows customers to input the tail number of their aircraft add to D2 Bravo Titanium feature set.

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Apr
20
2016

Garmin announces EASA approval of Connext wireless connectivity for the GTN 650/750 touchscreen series

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Garmin has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval of new high-end flight deck technologies, as well as Connext and VFR Manual Charts, which are now available for the GTN 650/750 touchscreen avionics. This new update provides options such as custom holding patterns and search and rescue patterns, as well as animated NEXRAD radar, fuel range ring display, RF leg approach support and more. New and existing customers can receive these features by contacting an authorized Garmin dealer. Additionally, the GTN PC Trainer has been updated to reflect these new capabilities within the GTN series and is available as a free download.

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Apr
19
2016

Garmin® introduces major enhancements to Garmin Pilot™ for global operators

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OLATHE, Kan. /April 19, 2016/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced new enhancements made available within the Garmin Pilot app for iOS mobile devices. Pilots flying around the globe, including Europe, are now offered 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 VFR charts for the United Kingdom and France, customized personal minimums, preferred runway selection based on favorable winds, aera® 660 integration and new, cost-effective pricing subscriptions.

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Apr
12
2016

Garmin introduces new enhancements for the helicopter market with the GTN 650/750 touchscreen series

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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.

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Apr
12
2016

Aspen Avionics’ Evolution™ Displays Compatible with Garmin’s GDL® 88 Transceiver and GTX 345 Transponder

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Sun ‘n Fun, Lakeland, FL: Aspen Avionics (Hangar C) announced today it has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to interface its Evolution Primary and Multi-function displays with Garmin’s GDL 88 dual-band ADS-B datalink transceiver. Additionally, the interface to Aspen displays from the Garmin GTX 345 ADS-B datalink transponder is planned to be available by the end of 2016.

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Mar
31
2016

Garmin® Team X introduces the G5 electronic flight instrument for experimental aircraft

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OLATHE, Kan. /March 31, 2016/Business Wire — 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, with optional autopilot mode annunciation. Boasting a bright, 3.5-inch sunlight readable liquid crystal display (LCD) with built-in GPS, G5 displays attitude, ground track, altitude, airspeed, groundspeed, vertical speed, slip/skid, course (lateral) deviation, vertical deviation and incorporates a dedicated HSI page. Even more capabilities are available when integrated with G3X glass flight displays. Additionally, the G5 fight instrument can serve as part of a highly capable standalone autopilot solution when paired with Garmin’s compatible autopilot mode controllers and autopilot servos.

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Mar
31
2016

Garmin® Team X introduces new, full featured GMA™ 245/245R audio panels

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OLATHE, Kan. /March 31, 2016/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GMA 245 and GMA 245R, all-digital, Bluetooth audio panels designed for experimental amateur-built (EAB) and light sport aircraft (LSA). The GMA 245 is a panel-mount audio panel with a rich set of convenient and simple-to-use controls, while the GMA 245R is a remote-mount audio panel, both designed to interface with the G3X™ Touch flight display. These Bluetooth-enabled audio panels boast superior sound quality and an impressive list of additional features, such as advanced auto squelch, music bass boost, advanced equalizer settings, 3D Audio processing, wireless integration with the VIRB® XE action camera and more. When interfaced to the G3X Touch flight display, both audio panels introduce more capabilities and offer advanced integration potential to provide pilots with an exclusive in-flight experience.

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Mar
02
2016

PAC International to customize Bell 407GX for University of Utah

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02 MAR 2016 – Louisville, KY – PAC International has been awarded a contract from the University of Utah’s AirMed program to provide an EMS interior for their Bell model 407GX. This contract will include the installation of a custom LifePort / PAC medical interior, exterior paint, communication upgrades, autopilot, air conditioning and bleed air heat. This project will be completed with equipment and support from a variety of vendors to include Lifeport, Air Comm, Genesys, Paravion, Technisonic, Honeywell, Garmin, Dart, AAI and ASU.

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Mar
01
2016

PAC International Updates Avionics Equipment on Bell 429

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01 MAR 2016 – Louisville, KY – PAC International (Paradigm Aerospace Corporation) recently completed avionics upgrades on an early model Bell 429, owned and operated by The United Company in Bristol, VA. The upgrade included removal of the original dual Garmin GNS 430 COMM/NAV/GPS equipment and installation of Garmin GTN 750/650 systems.

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Mar
01
2016

Garmin® unveils the aera® 660 next generation aviation portable navigator

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OLATHE, Kan. /March 1, 2016/Business Wire — 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. The aera 660 encompasses many of the features of the renowned aera® and GPSMAP® aviation portable series, adding new Connext™ wireless capabilities, WireAware™ wire-strike avoidance technology and more. New cost-effective database options along with built-in Wi-Fi® database updating capabilities allow customers to more easily access the most up-to-date data, including daily U.S. fuel prices. Bluetooth® supports the display of ADS-B In traffic and weather1 from a variety of sources, including the GDL® 39/GDL 39 3D, Flight Stream and the GTX 345 ADS-B transponder. Availability of the aera 660 is expected later this month at an anticipated street price of $8492.

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Feb
25
2016

Garmin® helicopter avionics suite selected by Air Evac Lifeteam

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OLATHE, Kan. /February 25, 2016/Business Wire — 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 225 COMM radio, as well as the GDL® 88 ADS-B datalink and GRA 55 radar altimeter. Optimized for rotorcraft, this avionics suite offers robust features that reduce pilot workload and assure fleet commonality. Additionally, these avionics fulfill Part 135 radar altimeter and Helicopter Air Ambulance (HAA) equipage requirements set forth by the FAA, as well as Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning System (HTAWS) and Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) initiatives. The Garmin Pilot™ app completes this comprehensive suite by offering unique helicopter-tailored features so operators are equipped with the latest capabilities.

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Feb
24
2016

Garmin Pilot for iOS makes significant enhancements

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Garmin is pleased to announce an updated version of the Garmin Pilot app, which integrates with the new GTX 345 all-in-one ADS-B transponder. Additionally, the latest iOS version incorporates a new flight profile view, airspace altitude labels, trip planning enhancements, United Kingdom VFR charts for international pilots, support for X-Plane 10 and more.

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Feb
24
2016

Garmin Pilot for Android incorporates GTX 345 integration and more

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Garmin is pleased to announce an updated version of the Garmin Pilot app for Android, which includes integration with the new GTX 345 ADS-B In/Out transponder, as well as additional trip planning enhancements and more.

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Dec
18
2015

Garmin Pilot Introduces Lockheed Flight Plan Filing for Android & iOS

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Garmin is bringing enhanced flight plan filing capabilities to Garmin Pilot, which now incorporates the option to file flight plans directly with Lockheed Martin Flight Services. This results in increased flexibility and instantaneous flight plan delivery when filing flight plans within Garmin Pilot for iOS and Android customers. Additionally, an updated Android user interface leverages the latest Android design concepts to provide pilots with easier access to pertinent information in-flight.

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Nov
11
2015

New flyGarmin App for Windows

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Garmin simplifies avionics database updates such as navigation, charts and more with the new flyGarmin app for Windows, while also accommodating the distribution of Jeppesen charts. Using the flyGarmin app, pilots will enjoy a streamlined experience that makes database updates easier, requiring less time at their computer. Additionally, Jeppesen charts are available for ChartView-enabled devices and subscribers can now download Jeppesen charts alongside other databases purchased from Garmin, offering customers a single location to manage database updates and downloads.

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Nov
10
2015

Garmin® Is Recognized With Two Supplier of the Year Awards from Embraer

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OLATHE, Kan. /November 10, 2015/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that it received two major supplier awards at the 2015 Embraer Suppliers Conference recently conducted at Embraer’s facility in São José dos Campos, Brazil. Garmin was named Supplier of the Year pertaining to the support of the G1000® Prodigy and G3000™ Prodigy Touch Integrated Flight Decks in two categories: Material Support to Operations and Electro – Electrical Systems. Since 2010, Garmin has received a total of six awards from Embraer among various categories. The annual Embraer awards ceremony recognizes suppliers’ achievements relative to innovation, qualityand reliability of the products and services provided to Embraer.

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