Garmin® Announces G500H Program for Robinson R44 Helicopter

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the
global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it has
initiated work on a project to obtain a Supplemental Type Certificate
(STC) for installation of the Garmin G500H glass cockpit in the Robinson
R44 helicopter. Once completed, any authorized Garmin dealer can install
the G500H in an R44 in accordance with FAA guidelines. The STC will
cover all models of the R44 helicopter.

R44s presently equipped with a 10-hole instrument panel will be able to
install the G500H display directly into the instrument panel. R44s
equipped with seven or nine hole instrument panels will be able to
install Garmin’s PMA’d parts kit that will replace the instrument panel
assembly with a new Garmin designed assembly optimized for G500H. This
new instrument panel assembly puts the G500H display within easy reach
and view of the pilot yet is small enough that the view outside the
cockpit is excellent.

“The G500H is becoming a very popular avionics suite with the helicopter
community because of its vast capability and flexibility,” said Gary
Kelley, Garmin’s vice president of marketing. “With nearly 5,000 R44
helicopters in service around the world, Garmin is pleased to offer the
benefits of the G500H to this large community of helicopter operators.”

The G500H is an all-glass avionics system designed specifically for the
VFR Part 27 helicopter market. The primary flight display (PFD) shows
attitude, airspeed, vertical speed, altitude and course/heading
information, and the multi-function display (MFD) has detailed moving
map graphics with the helicopter’s current position in relation to
terrain, chart data, navaids, and flight plan routings. The system
offers features like helicopter synthetic vision technology (HSVT), XM
WX Satellite Weather with NEXRAD, the ability to display video from a
forward looking infrared (FLIR) camera or other video sources, and a
helicopter-specific database with over 7,000 heliports and nearly 30,000
additional low-altitude obstacles in addition to the already extensive
obstacle database found in the fixed-wing G500 system.

Garmin anticipates receiving the STC for the Robinson R44 in the fourth
quarter of 2011. Additional information about the G500H or Garmin’s
complete line of helicopter products is available at

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navigation. Since 1989, this group of companies has designed,
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