Garmin releases GFC 600H helicopter flight control system



Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), has announced the GFCâ„¢ 600H flight control system for helicopter owners and operators — a breakthrough in cost-effective technology that reduces pilot workload and improves mission effectiveness, the company said.

This attitude-based (AHRS-derived) flight control system boasts a number of helicopter-tailored safety features, including stability augmentation system (SAS), Garmin Helicopter Electronic Stability and Protection (H-ESPâ„¢), dedicated return-to-level (LVL) mode, hover assist, as well as overspeed and low speed protection.

The GFC 600H can operate as a full-featured standalone flight control system, but also offers integration with compatible flight displays, including the Garmin G500H and G500H TXi flight displays, instruments and navigation sources.

Garmin´s aviation business segment is a 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 www.garmin.com/aviation.

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 is a registered trademarks and GFC, H-ESP and GTN are trademarks of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.