Garmin upgrades G5000H for Sikorsky S-70, UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), has introduced the G5000H integrated flight deck upgrade for the existing fleet of Sikorsky S-70 and UH-60A/L Black Hawk helicopters through Global Aviation Solutions (GAS), the company said.

The G5000H modernizes the cockpit, offers key safety enhancements, improves situational awareness and fulfills global airspace modernization initiatives. Additionally, the G5000H upgrade offers greater reliability, provides added cost-savings that solves avionics obsolescence and expands the operational capability of these versatile helicopters.

The G5000H installation in the Sikorsky S-70 and UH-60A/L Black Hawk helicopters incorporate four 12-inch high-resolution widescreen displays and two touchscreen controllers that serve as the pilot interface to the integrated flight deck.

Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.