Garmin® Receives EASA ETSO Approval for the G600™ Flight Display System and Deliveries Begin in Europe

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the
global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it has
received the European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) European Technical
Standard Order (ETSO) approval for the GDU 620 display/control unit,
which is the display unit for the G600 flight display system. Because
the other components of the G600 have already received EASA’s ETSO
approval, this announcement indicates the GDU 620 is eligible for
installation in European registered aircraft with a certification weight
up to 5,700 kgs.

“Receiving EASA approval is another big step forward for this popular
product because it makes it possible for European customers to purchase
and install the G600 in their aircraft,” said Gary Kelley, Garmin’s vice
president of marketing. “The G600 is unique in how it immediately
transforms an aircraft’s panel from steam gauges to all-glass. With the
G600, pilots will have the largest MFD in their primary field of view
than ever before, and they’ll be amazed at how this system increases
situational awareness and reduces workload.”

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, 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.

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 many general aviation autopilots acting as a navigation
source selector and provides GPS roll steering data enabling the
autopilot to fly arcs, procedure turns, and holding patterns (if part of
the approach). Additional features like altitude pre-select 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. Pilots may also
select the optional ChartView, an electronic version of Jeppesen’s
extensive library of charts and airport diagrams.

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 installation brackets. The GRS 77 AHRS, GDC 74A digital air
data computer, GMU 44 tri-axial magnetometer, GTP 59 temp probe received
ETSO previously.

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 is a
registered trademark, and G600, GRS 77, GDC 74, GMU 44, and GTP 59 are
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