LATEST NEWS: AVIATION

Garmin announces availability of cost-effective navigation databases for South America

September 19, 2018
Aviation
September 19, 2018 – Garmin is pleased to announce the addition of new, cost-effective Garmin Navigation Database information for South America. This database is now available in the newly expanded Americas OnePak, which offers coverage in North, Central and South America and provides database…
Autopilots

Garmin receives approval for the GFC 500 autopilot in several aircraft models

September 5, 2018
Aviation
September 5, 2018 - Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for additional aircraft models for the GFC 500 autopilot. Intended for piston single-engine aircraft, the GFC 500 delivers superior in-flight characteristics…
Retrofit Glass Flight Displays

Garmin announces availability of TXi, GTN and GFC software upgrades

August 31, 2018
Aviation
Adds descent VNAV, G500 TXi compatibility with G5 & GFC 500 and more
August 31, 2018 – Garmin is pleased to announce the availability of multiple software upgrades and approvals across several products including the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigators, the G500 TXi/G600 TXi and G500/G600 flight displays, as well as the GFC 600 & GFC 500 autopilots. Additionally,…

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

August 29, 2018
Featured Releases, Aviation, Corporate
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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…

Garmin® expands cost-effective navigation databases to include South America

August 14, 2018
Aviation
OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the addition of new, cost-effective Garmin Navigation Database information for South America. This database will soon be available in the newly expanded Americas…

Garmin announces new aviation webinars

August 2, 2018
Aviation
August 2, 2018 - Garmin is pleased to announce it is expanding its robust line-up of popular aviation webinars. Ranging from Garmin Pilot tips and tricks, cost-effective autopilot upgrades to low-cost ADS-B solutions, these free webinars offer pilots and customers with a broad overview of the…
GWX 75 weather radar (Photo: Business Wire)

Garmin® introduces the GWX 75 aviation Doppler weather radar

July 18, 2018
Aviation
Four-times more color contouring for superior weather analysis
Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GWX™ 75, a new addition to its suite of weather radars. Intended for a wide range of aircraft, the Doppler-based, solid-state GWX 75 incorporates exceptional range and a new, enhanced…
Autopilots

Garmin® expands aircraft approvals for the GFC 600 and GFC 500 retrofit autopilots for general aviation aircraft

July 18, 2018
Aviation
Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced continued progress in aircraft approvals for the GFC™ 600 and GFC 500 autopilots. The imminent certification of several aircraft also add to the growing list of approvals for both…
D2 Delta aviator watch family (Photo: Business Wire)

Garmin® introduces the D2 Delta, the latest generation in aviator watches

July 18, 2018
Featured Releases, Aviation
Three distinct sizes with internal music storage, Garmin Pay and optional wrist-based Pulse Oximeter
Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the D2™ Delta PX, D2 Delta S and D2 Delta aviator watch series, three new GPS-enabled smartwatches built in a variety of sizes and personalities for pilots and aviation enthusiasts. New to…
Garmin Pilot real-time engine information on Apple mobile devices (Photo: Business Wire)

Garmin Pilot app launches real-time engine data display with play-back, best-in-class document viewer and more for Apple mobile devices

July 18, 2018
Aviation
Android adds weight and balance, weather enhancements and more
Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced several new additions to the Garmin Pilot™ feature set for Apple and Android mobile devices. Among the updates, wireless real-time display and play-back of engine data is available within…