Garmin® announces availability of the GPS 3000, enabling ADS-B and WAAS/SBAS operational capability

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Recently certified as an ADS-B position source for the Embraer E135/E145 and Legacy 600/650

OLATHE, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today
announced the availability of the GPS 3000, a high-integrity GPS
position sensor that seamlessly interfaces to existing avionics to help
meet Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out
requirements. Also, targeting the air transport and defense markets, the
GPS 3000 is designed as a WAAS/SBAS position source for select Flight
Management Systems (FMS). Aircraft that are eligible to utilize the GPS
3000 as an ADS-B position source include the Embraer E135/E145 and the
Legacy 600/650. Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the GPS 3000
in these aircraft is currently available from FTI Engineering, in
cooperation with Atlas Air Service in Germany, and can be installed
throughout the entire Garmin dealer network.

“Garmin continues to lead the industry with the most fielded ADS-B
solutions that span all segments of aviation, including a wide-range of
commercial, defense, regional and business aircraft,” said Carl Wolf,
vice president of aviation sales and marketing. “We are thrilled to
provide these aircraft with a solution that is cost-effective and is an
easy to install alternative to the existing avionics manufacturer’s
service bulletin.”

A rugged, standalone and certified Wide Area Augmentation System
(WAAS)/Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) GPS, the GPS 3000

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