Garmin® Receives Brazilian ANAC Validation for GTN™ Touchscreen Avionics

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the
global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it has
received Brazil’s National Civil Aviation Agency’s (ANAC) validation of
the U.S. Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the GTN 650 and GTN 750
series touchscreen avionics and GPS antennas. With this validation, the
GTN is certified and approved for installation in hundreds of makes and
models of Brazilian-registered general aviation aircraft.

“We’re thrilled that the GTN continues to expand its installed base
globally,” said Carl Wolf, Garmin’s vice president of aviation sales and
marketing. “With Brazil accounting for the second largest GA fleet in
the world, this validation opens up the door for many more pilots to
take advantage of the latest avionics technology and experience the
multitude of benefits offered by this product series.”

The GTN 650 and GTN 750 series are the successors to the popular GNS
430W and 530W series GPS/NAV/COM avionics. They combine the latest in
multi-function display (MFD) features with touchscreen data entry and
integrated radio tuning, as well as optional remote transponder control.
The GTN 750 series can also optionally support remote audio processor
control. Other new capabilities include graphical flight planning with
victor airways and high-altitude jet routes and the ability to display
electronic terminal procedure charts with optional Garmin ChartView™
(750 series only).

The units are offered in two sizes and a variety of configurations. The
GTN 650 series products are contained in a 2.64-inch tall package that
replicates the in-stack form factor of the GNS 430W design, while
providing a display that is over 50 percent larger. The GTN 750 series
is six inches tall with a display that is nearly 100 percent larger than
that of the GNS 530W.

Because the GTN offers a wide array of compatibility with select Garmin
avionics and sensors, Garmin has made it possible to have a consistent
and intuitive interface to other systems – like audio and transponder –
by creating simplified systems management functionality on the GTN
display. Saving valuable panel space, Garmin’s new GMA 35 remote mount
audio processor (optional) interfaces with the GTN 750 and makes it
possible for the GTN to be used as a touchscreen control head for the
aircraft’s audio and intercom functions. Garmin’s GTX 33/33D remote
transponders (optional) also interface with the GTN 650 or 750 so that
pilots can control the transponder function from the GTN’s display.
Optional versions of the GTX 33/33D mode S transponders are available
which support ADS-B/Out.

The GTN 650 is available now at a suggested retail price of $11,495 USD
and the GTN 750 is available now at a suggested retail price of $16,995
USD. For additional information visit

Garmin’s aviation business segment is a leading provider of solutions to
OEM, aftermarket, military and government customers. Garmin’s portfolio
includes navigation, communication, flight control, hazard avoidance,
surveillance, and other products and services that are known for
innovation, reliability, and value.

About Garmin

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 Switzerland, and its
principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the
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