Garmin has introduced its latest aviator smartwatch, the D2TM Mach 1 Pro, which features a touchscreen display, up to 25 days of battery life, an LED flashlight, and more.
Starting Jan. 1, 2024, EDMO Distributors will be the exclusive distributor of Garmin GFC 500 and GFC 600 autopilot installation kits from Aviation Design and Supply.
Neptune Aviation can now offer Garmin products to private aircraft owners, businesses, charter jets, and government agencies. It can also install and service Garmin products on any type of aircraft, including helicopters and experimental aircraft, according to company officials.
Garmin has received FAA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the GFC 500 digital autopilot in additional aircraft, including the Cessna 177/177A Cardinal, the Beechcraft T-34A/T-34B series, and the Piper Seneca PA-34-200T and PA-34-220T II-V.
PlaneSync automatically updates avionics databases, logs flight and engine data, and allows aircraft owners to remotely check fuel and systems status via the Garmin Pilot app, according to company officials.
The certification marks the first time Garmin Autoland and Autothrottle have been offered as a retrofit solution, as well as the first certification with G1000 NXi, according to company officials. First up: King Air 200 series aircraft.
Garmin has introduced the GHA 15, which uses radar technology to provide height above ground level (AGL) information on G3X Touch flight displays for experimental aircraft and light-sport aircraft (LSA).
The company also reports its Smart Rudder bias is also certified in the PA-31-350s equipped with the autopilot.
Garmin has introduced PlaneSync, an aircraft management system that automatically updates avionics databases, logs flight and engine data, and allows aircraft owners to remotely check fuel and systems status via the Garmin Pilot app.