Garmin® continues leadership in ADS-B by bringing new Flight Information Service-Broadcast (FIS-B) weather products to market

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today
announced future product compatibility with the new FIS-B weather
products available through the Automatic Dependent
Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) ground station network in the United
States. Once the ground station network is established to broadcast
these new FIS-B weather products, pilots will be able to access them
within the Garmin Pilot™ application on Apple mobile devices using
Garmin receivers that support ADS-B In. Broader Garmin display
compatibility is expected later this year and into the first-half of

“Garmin continues to lead the industry with the most ADS-B solutions
flying today and we’re excited to bring these new features and
capabilities to our customers,” said Carl Wolf, vice president of
aviation marketing and sales. “With only 17 months left to equip for
ADS-B Out, customers can take advantage of a Garmin solution that is
backed by our well-established lineage in ADS-B, superior product
quality, award-winning product support and the most comprehensive dealer
network in the industry – all starting at an MSRP of $1,795.”

The introduction of the new FIS-B weather products gives pilots
additional tools to better interpret the broader weather picture. These
new products include lightning, turbulence, icing (current and
forecast), cloud tops, graphical AIRMETs and center weather advisories.
With at least one ADS-B ground station in view while in-flight or on the
ground, pilots can easily access and receive beneficial weather in the
cockpit within the U.S.

At launch, Garmin ADS-B products that are capable of receiving these new
services include the GTX™ 345, GDL® 88, GDL 84, GDL 52,
GDL 50, GDL 39 3D and GDL 39. Compatibility is also extended to include
all remote-mount Garmin ADS-B In receivers. These ADS-B In receivers do
not require a software update in order to receive the new weather
products, but compatible displays will require an update.

In conjunction with the launch of the new FIS-B weather products by the
FAA, the Garmin Pilot app on Apple mobile devices will be able to
receive four new weather products, including lightning, cloud tops,
icing and turbulence. Additional weather products will be available at a
later date.

Compatibility of the G3X Touch™ flight display for experimental
amateur-built and light sport aircraft (EAB/LSA), the aera®
660 aviation portable and the Garmin Pilot app on Android mobile devices
is expected in Q4 2018. Software updates for certified Garmin displays
that will support the new FIS-B weather products are expected to be
available in 2019. These products include the G500 TXi/G600 TXi/G700 TXi
flight displays, the GTN™ 650/750 touchscreen navigators and the G1000® NXi
integrated flight deck.

For additional information regarding the most comprehensive ADS-B
solutions on the market, visit
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these new capabilities, visit

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OEM, aftermarket, military and government customers. Garmin’s portfolio
includes navigation, communication, flight control, hazard avoidance, an
expansive suite of ADS-B solutions and other products and services that
are known for innovation, reliability, and value. For more information
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Garmin International Inc. Jessica Koss, 913-397-8200 [email protected]