LATEST NEWS: AVIATION

GFC 500-equipped Cessna 172 embarking on US Tour

March 29, 2018
Aviation
March 29, 2018 - Garmin is pleased to announce the aviation team will be conducting customer in-flight demo’s with the GFC 500 digital autopilot. Throughout the month of April, Garmin will be visiting select locations throughout the Midwest and Southeastern U.S., offering demonstration flights of…

Garmin® completes first flight of the newly retrofitted Citation XLS featuring the G5000® integrated flight deck

March 8, 2018
Featured Releases, Aviation
March 8, 2018 – Garmin today celebrated the maiden flight of the first retrofitted Citation XLS featuring the G5000 integrated flight deck. This marks a significant milestone toward completion of the G5000 upgrade for the Citation Excel and Citation XLS. The G5000 integrated avionics suite brings…

Garmin announces FAA and EASA approval and begins shipment of the G500 TXi and G600 TXi

March 7, 2018
Aviation
Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval and has begun initial shipments of the G500 TXi and G600 TXi flight displays. Boasting a clean-sheet touchscreen design and vibrant presentation, the TXi family…

Garmin® grows Connext® wireless cockpit connectivity portfolio

March 6, 2018
Aviation
Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced an expanded Connext ecosystem that now includes the FltPlan.com website and the FltPlan Go app on Apple and Android mobile devices. With compatible Garmin avionics1, pilots can simply…
Garmin's new GDL 50 is a portable device capable of receiving Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) traffic and weather, GPS and aircraft attitude information for display on select portables and mobile devices. (Photo: Business Wire)

Garmin® introduces the GDL 50 portable ADS-B traffic and weather receiver

March 1, 2018
Aviation
Now delivering most comprehensive line-up of portable ADS-B solutions with the GDL 50/51/52
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GDL 50, a portable device capable of receiving Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) traffic and weather, GPS and aircraft attitude1 information for display on select…
The Garmin GFC™ 600H flight control system for helicopter owners and operators is a breakthrough in cost-effective technology that reduces pilot workload and improves mission effectiveness. (Photo: Business Wire)

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

February 22, 2018
Featured Releases, Aviation
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…
The Garmin G500H TXi helicopter flight displays build on the proven capabilities of the original G500H series, and offer a vastly expanded array of features, options and panel possibilities that bring a new level of reliability, adaptability and affordability to helicopter operations. (Photo: Business Wire)

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

February 22, 2018
Featured Releases, Aviation
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…
The Garmin G1000H NXi is the next-generation, all-glass integrated flight deck designed specifically for the FAR Part 27 VFR helicopter market that 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. (Photo: Business Wire)

Garmin® unveils the G1000H® NXi Integrated Flight Deck Next-generation, all-glass solution for helicopters

February 22, 2018
Aviation
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…
The Garmin D2™ Charlie aviator watch has been selected by the United States Air Force (USAF) for use by the pilots of the Lockheed U-2 aircraft. (Photo: Business Wire)

United States Air Force selects Garmin® D2 Charlie aviator watch

February 14, 2018
Featured Releases, Aviation
Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that the D2™ Charlie aviator watch has been selected by the United States Air Force (USAF) for use by the pilots of the Lockheed U-2 aircraft. The high-sensitivity WAAS GPS-enabled D2…

Garmin® announces new 2018 classroom pilot training classes

January 24, 2018
Aviation
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…