Garmin® expands availability of retrofit G1000 NXi integrated flight deck upgrades based on early success and growing adoption rates

OLATHE, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today
announced a comprehensive update to its portfolio of G1000 NXi
integrated flight deck upgrades. Aircraft currently eligible for the
G1000 NXi upgrade include the Daher TBM 850/900 and King Air
200/300/350. Aircraft that will soon be eligible for this upgrade
include the Cessna Citation Mustang, Embraer Phenom 100/300 and Piper
M500. These aircraft owners and operators can easily upgrade from the
G1000 to the G1000 NXi with minimal aircraft downtime and installation
labor to receive a modern, state-of-the-art integrated flight deck with
a wealth of additional capabilities.

“The G1000 NXi takes the industry’s most trusted integrated flight deck
to a new, unprecedented level of performance and capability,” said Carl
Wolf, vice president of aviation sales and marketing. “From forward-fit
to retrofit installations, we are thrilled yet humbled by the extensive
adoption rate and tremendous success of the G1000 NXi and we look
forward to delivering it to thousands of additional customers in the

Aircraft currently equipped with the G1000 integrated flight deck that
are eligible for the G1000 NXi upgrade and their availability are as

  • King Air 200/300/350; completed
  • Daher TBM 850/900; completed
  • Cessna Citation Mustang; Q4 2018
  • Embraer Phenom 100/300; mid-2019
  • Piper M500; second-half 2019

A robust feature set accompanies the G1000 NXi integrated flight deck
upgrade for these aircraft. Flight Stream 510 and Connext®
technology enables Database Concierge, the wireless transfer of aviation
databases from the Garmin Pilot™ app on a mobile device to the G1000 NXi
integrated flight deck. Additional features enabled by the
Flight Stream 510 include two-way flight plan transfer, the sharing of
traffic, weather, GPS information, back-up attitude information and
more, between the G1000 NXi and the Garmin Pilot, FltPlan Go and
ForeFlight Mobile applications. The G1000 NXi also includes geographical
map overlay within the horizontal situation indicator (HSI), visual
approach guidance and more.

The G1000 NXi also supports the display of various Automatic Dependent
Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) In benefits, including traffic and
subscription-free Flight Information Service-Broadcast (FIS-B) weather.
SurfaceWatch™ runway monitoring technology provides visual and aural
cues to help prevent pilots from taking off or landing on a taxiway, on
a runway that is too short or on the wrong runway based on performance
data entered during preflight. Visual and audible runway distance
remaining annunciations are also available via SurfaceWatch. Features
may vary by aircraft model.

Modernized displays offer improved readability, while state-of-the-art
processors provide smoother panning throughout the displays and faster
map rendering within the G1000 NXi. Because the flight displays
initialize in seconds, pilots have immediate access to frequencies,
flight plan data and more, saving valuable time in the cockpit. The
G1000 NXi integrated flight deck also incorporates contemporary
animations and new LED back-lighting, offering increased display
brightness and clarity, reduced power consumption, and improved dimming

Aircraft owners and operators can easily upgrade to the G1000 NXi with
little aircraft down time and disruption of the panel because the
displays preserve the same footprint and connectors, so panel and wiring
modifications are minimized. The upgraded components of the G1000 NXi
also come with a two-year warranty, which is supported by Garmin’s
award-winning avionics product support team. Visit the Garmin exhibit
(2695) at the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Orlando,
Florida, October 16-18, 2018 to learn more. For additional information
regarding the G1000 NXi upgrade, 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, an
expansive suite of ADS-B solutions and other products and services that
are known for innovation, reliability, and value. For more information
about Garmin’s full line of avionics, go to

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devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active
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Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN).
Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal
subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United
Kingdom. Garmin and Connext are registered trademarks and Garmin Pilot
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Garmin International Inc. Jessica Koss, 913-397-8200 [email protected]