March 29, 2011 – Bye Energy has signed a preliminary strategic partner agreement with Garmin to collaborate on system optimization and display for the new electric Cessna 172 program. Energy systems displays, including battery unit “state-of-charge” and range displays similar to advanced electric ground vehicles, are in consideration for the electric Cessna 172. Gary Kelley, VP Marketing for Garmin, said, “Garmin prides itself in cutting-edge avionics, and looks forward to the challenge of this whole new approach to pilot display symbology and propulsion system controls.”
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