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Sep
05
2019

Garmin® G1000H NXi-equipped Bell 407GXi helicopter achieves IFR certification

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OLATHE, Kan. /September 5, 2019/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the G1000H® NXi integrated flight deck has received Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) certification. Bell recently achieved this certification in the 407GXi, which gives pilots the flexibility of operating in degraded weather conditions with valuable situational awareness tools and advanced capabilities in a next generation integrated flight deck. IFR certification meets the needs of single-engine helicopter owners and operators and is also a requirement for the U.S. Navy Advanced Helicopter Training System competition.

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Aug
20
2019

Garmin® to certify GFC 600H helicopter flight control system on the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X

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OLATHE, Kan. /August 20, 2019/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced it will certify the GFC™ 600H flight control system for the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopter. The attitude-based (AHRS-derived) flight control system boasts a number of helicopter-tailored features, including attitude hold, Garmin Helicopter Electronic Stability and Protection (H-ESP™), dedicated return-to-level (LVL) mode, hover assist, as well as overspeed and low speed protection. Certification of the GFC 600H for the Bell 505 is expected to be complete in the first-half of 2020 and available at that time through select Garmin dealers as a retrofit installation.

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May
13
2019

Garmin Avionics on Robinson Helicopters

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We are pleased to announce a Garmin aviation webinar for owners/operators of Robinson helicopters equipped with Garmin avionics. This free webinar is provided by Garmin and offers an overview of Garmin’s latest avionics, while also providing a general operational overview of the product line including the TXi series touchscreen flight displays, GTN series navigators, GMA audio panels, GTR digital radios, Connext® flight connectivity solutions, and GTX ADS-B transponders.

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Jan
30
2019

Frasca RTD Features Real Garmin G1000 NXi Software

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January 30, 2019, Urbana, IL – Frasca International, Inc. announces that they have partnered with Garmin to integrate Real Garmin G1000 NXi software into their new Frasca RTD™ (Reconfigurable Training Device). This is a first in the simulation industry and required extensive collaboration between Frasca and Garmin to ensure that Frasca’s simulation software and Garmin’s G1000 NXi software operate in harmony.

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Jan
10
2019

Garmin announces Q1 2019 aviation webinars

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Garmin is pleased to announce aviation webinars through the first-half of 2019. Ranging from Garmin Pilot tips and tricks, cost-effective autopilot upgrades to low-cost avionics 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 its vast product line.

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Jan
03
2019

Garmin® announces certification of the G500H TXi flight displays

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OLATHE, Kan. /January 3, 2019/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the certification and availability of the G500H TXi touchscreen flight display for normal category VFR helicopters. The G500H TXi features a vastly expanded feature set that offers an array of panel possibilities and a streamlined upgrade path for helicopters already equipped with the original G500H flight display. Additionally, a new software version for the GTN™ 650/750 series has been approved for helicopters. Together, the G500H TXi and GTN offer seamless touchscreen continuity in the cockpit, bringing a new level of reliability, adaptability and affordability to helicopter operations.

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Dec
04
2018

Garmin® awarded supplier of the year by Airbus Helicopters

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OLATHE, Kan. /December 4, 2018/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced it received the 2018 Supplier of Excellence Award by Airbus Helicopters at the North American Supplier Conference in Grand Prairie, Texas. Garmin was recently recognized as the Supplier of Excellence for its unmatched responsiveness and competitiveness in various capacities, including its support of the U.S. Army UH-72A Lakota helicopter program, and for its overall support at the Airbus Helicopters completion center in Columbus, Mississippi.

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Nov
15
2018

Garmin® announces new 2019 aviation training events

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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 the GWX aviation weather radar. These training opportunities provide pilots with a hands-on approach to learning Garmin avionics in a classroom environment taught by experienced certified flight instructors.

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Oct
04
2018

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

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Fort Worth, TX – 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.

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Aug
30
2018

Garmin® acquires FltPlan.com, a leading electronic flight planning and services provider

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Schaffhausen, Switzerland — Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that it has acquired Flight Plan LLC (FltPlan), a privately-held provider of electronic flight planning, scheduling, and trip support services, including the popular website FltPlan.com and mobile application FltPlan Go.

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May
25
2018

Kopter announces Garmin G3000H for Baseline of SH09 Helicopter

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Kopter Group AG is proud to announce that the newly launched Garmin G3000H will be integrated into the SH09 single turbine helicopter from first deliveries. To benefit operators and owners alike, the G3000H will even come in the standard baseline of the helicopter, ensuring that the SH09 provides the highest level of avionics on the market. The SH09 will feature dual landscape-oriented displays and a single touchscreen controller.

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May
09
2018

Garmin Pilot iOS incorporates new weather features, airspace alerting and more

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May 9, 2018 - Garmin is pleased to announce the addition of new features to the Garmin Pilot application for Apple mobile devices. Just in time for the Spring flying season, Garmin Pilot 9.3 incorporates several new weather enhancements that aid in identifying storm cell movement and icing levels, as well as airspace alerting. With the latest version for iOS, pilots can also view improvements made to the display of traffic, runway extended centerlines and more.

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Apr
09
2018

Garmin announces the G1000 NXi upgrade for the Phenom 100/300 business jets

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Garmin is pleased to announce another addition to its portfolio of G1000 NXi integrated flight deck upgrades to now include the Embraer Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 equipped with the Prodigy Flight Deck. Significant performance enhancements accompany unique features such as SurfaceWatch, visual approaches, geographical map overlay within the HSI and more. Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the G1000 NXi integrated flight deck upgrade on the Phenom 100/300 is targeted for approval in Q1 2019 and will be available from select Garmin dealers and Embraer service centers.

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Feb
23
2018

Garmin® introduces the revolutionary GFC 600H helicopter flight control system

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OLATHE, Kan. — Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GFC™ 600H flight control system for helicopter owners and operators – a breakthrough in cost-effective technology that reduces pilot workload and improves mission effectiveness. This attitude-based (AHRS-derived) flight control system boasts a number of helicopter- tailored safety features, including stability augmentation system (SAS), Garmin Helicopter Electronic Stability and Protection (H-ESP™), dedicated return-to-level (LVL) mode, hover assist, as well as overspeed and low speed protection. The GFC 600H can operate as a full-featured standalone flight control system, but also offers integration with compatible flight displays, including the Garmin G500H and G500H TXi flight displays, instruments and navigation sources.

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Feb
23
2018

Garmin® reimagines helicopter flight displays with the introduction of the G500H TXi

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OLATHE, Kan. — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the G500H TXi, a new generation of touchscreen flight displays for helicopters. Built on the proven capabilities of the original G500H series, the G500H TXi offers a vastly expanded array of features, options and panel possibilities that bring a new level of reliability, adaptability and affordability to helicopter operations. Designed specifically for FAR Part 27 VFR helicopters, the G500H TXi boasts a bright LCD design including a large 10.6-inch display and two versions of 7-inch displays, available in portrait or landscape orientation, and features traditional concentric knobs for added versatility and convenience.

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Feb
23
2018

Garmin® unveils the G1000H® NXi Integrated Flight Deck

Posted by jhadmin

OLATHE, Kan. — Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the G1000H NXi, the next-generation, all-glass integrated flight deck designed specifically for the FAR Part 27 VFR helicopter market. The G1000H NXi offers a number of new and enhanced features tailored to helicopter pilots, including Database Concierge, U.S. helicopter-specific charts, helicopter terrain awareness warning system (HTAWS) and WireAware™ wire-strike avoidance technology featured in rich, 3-D helicopter synthetic vision technology (HSVT). It’s also equipped with advanced ADS-B-in display, HSI map and visual approach capability. Powered by faster, brighter, smoother high-resolution displays, the next-generation G1000H NXi offers an extremely pilot-responsive and advanced integrated flight deck that provides pilots with critical decision-making information – flight instrumentation, navigation, communication, weather, terrain, traffic, identification, and diagnostics and maintenance computer – in a consolidated, easy to understand format.

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Feb
23
2018

Robinson Introduces Two Garmin G500H TXi Displays

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Torrance, CA — Robinson has added Garmin’s new G500H TXi displays to its R44 and R66 options. The two TXi displays add touchscreen functionality to Garmin’s popular G500H system, and consolidate PFD/MFD information on to a single screen. The upgraded displays provide increased resolution and interface with Garmin’s GTN 6xx/7xx touchscreen GPS series.

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Jan
25
2018

Garmin® announces new 2018 classroom pilot training classes

Posted by jhadmin

Garmin is pleased to announce expanded pilot training opportunities for 2018 to include additional classes throughout the United States. Instructor-led training classes are available for the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigator series, the G500/G600 glass flight display systems, and all Garmin Integrated Flight Decks. Supplemental eLearning opportunities are also available, and additional training for the G500 TXi/G600 TXi and G3X Touch series will be added later in the year. 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. Unless otherwise noted, all classes are hosted at Garmin Headquarters in Olathe, Kan., and include a factory tour, lunch and a Kansas City BBQ dinner.

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