Garmin G5 electronic flight instrument receives EASA approval

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), has announced European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval of the G5 electronic flight instrument for installation in select certified fixed-wing general aviation aircraft in Europe, the company said.

Installation approval is accomplished via supplemental type certificate (STC). Under the EASA STC, the G5 electronic flight instrument is approved for installation in place of the aircraft´s primary attitude indicator or turn coordinator via a Garmin-held STC for hundreds of certified fixed-wing aircraft models.

The G5 is approved as a primary source of aircraft attitude or turn coordination information, as a secondary source for altitude, airspeed and vertical speed, and for flight under VFR and IFR conditions.

Garmin´s aviation business segment provides solutions to OEM, aftermarket, military and government customers. Its portfolio includes navigation, communication, flight control, hazard avoidance, an expansive suite of ADS-B solutions, and other products and services known for innovation, reliability, and value.

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 serves five primary business units, including automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation.