Garmin’s G600™ Receives Certification, Deliveries Begin

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the
global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it has
received FAA Approved Model List Supplemental Type Certification with an
Approved Model List (AML STC) for the G600, a revolutionary new avionics
suite designed for the retrofit and forward fit avionics market. The
FAA’s approval allows the G600 to be installed in 785 different makes
and models of normal and utility category aircraft, including twin
combustion engine and turbo-prop engine aircraft with a certification
weight up to 12,500 lbs.

Garmin’s G600 incorporates two individual displays – a PFD and MFD – in
a customized package designed for easy retrofit installation. The G600
combines primary flight data including attitude and air data with
navigation, weather, terrain and traffic data displayed in an intuitive
pictorial format on dual LCD displays. This large, user-friendly
presentation allows pilots to quickly and efficiently scan the data so
that they can stay ahead of the aircraft during all phases of flight.

“Some of the biggest benefits of the G600 are very difficult to describe
with traditional marketing specs,” said Gary Kelley, Garmin’s vice
president of marketing. “Once a pilot sits in a G600 equipped aircraft,
they’ll be amazed at the situational awareness that comes from having
the PFD and MFD directly in front of the left seat. The G600 is the
first time pilots have such a large MFD available in their primary field
of view.”

The G600 is designed to integrate with Garmin’s panel mount WAAS GPS
products. It replaces traditional mechanical gyroscopic flight
instruments with Garmin’s solid state Attitude and Heading Reference
System (AHRS) that has superior reliability and accuracy, and features
rapid alignment while moving, including in-flight dynamic restarts. The
PFD display increases the pilot’s attitude indication by over 50 percent
over a traditional 3-inch attitude indicator. The system is certified to
interface with most general aviation autopilots acting as a navigation
source selector and providing GPS horizontal steering data enabling the
autopilot to fly arcs, procedure turns, and holding patterns. Additional
features like altitude pre-selector and flight director are available in
a select number of autopilots.

The G600’s size (10”w x 6.7”h) allows for easy installation into the
existing instrument panel in most aircraft. The system is designed to
take the space that is currently occupied by the basic “T” or six-pack
of instruments (attitude, airspeed, altitude, vertical speed, turn
coordinator and directional gyro).

The MFD provides pilots with a clear, concise picture of where they are
relative to terrain, airspace, weather, and traffic. Garmin’s popular
SafeTaxi® is a standard feature displayed on the MFD. SafeTaxi provides
pilots with detailed diagrams of over 850 airports so they can navigate
unfamiliar taxiways with ease. This feature identifies runways,
taxiways, and structures, and are geo-referenced to the aircraft’s exact
position on the field. Garmin FliteCharts® is also standard and it
allows pilots to quickly find and view all NACO Departure Procedures
(DP), Standard Terminal Arrival Routes (STARs), approach charts, and
airport diagrams on the MFD. Pilots may also select the optional
ChartView, an electronic version of Jeppesen’s extensive library of
charts and airport diagrams.

Datalink weather is also available as an option via XM WX Satellite
Weather™ (U.S. only) through Garmin’s GDL® 69 or GDL 69A. Graphical
weather depictions of NEXRAD, METARs, TAFs, TFRs, winds aloft, echo
tops, precipitation type at the surface, lightning strikes, storm-cell
data, AIRMETs, and SIGMETs can be received and displayed on the G600 so
that pilots can make informed navigation decisions. The weather data may
be overlaid on map databases. The G600 also provides a user interface
for the more than 170 channels of XM audio.

The G600 is available now at a suggested retail price of $29,995. It
includes the GDU 620 display/control unit, GRS 77 AHRS, GDC 74A digital
air data computer, GMU 44 tri-axial magnetometer, GTP 59 temp probe, and
the required leveling brackets.

About Garmin International Inc.

Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq:
GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation. Since 1989, this group
of companies has designed, manufactured, marketed and sold navigation,
communication and information devices and applications – most of which
are enabled by GPS technology. Garmin’s products serve automotive,
mobile, wireless, outdoor recreation, marine, aviation, and OEM
applications. Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in the Cayman Islands, and its
principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the
United Kingdom. For more information, visit Garmin’s virtual pressroom
or contact the Media Relations department at 913-397-8200. Garmin,
SafeTaxi, FliteCharts, and GDL are registered trademarks, and G600, GRS
77, GDC 74, GMU 44, and GTP 59 are trademarks, of Garmin Ltd. or its

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