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Cessna selects Garmin G5000 flight deck for new Citation Longitude

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that Cessna Aircraft Company has selected the Garmin G5000 integrated avionics system for the Citation Longitude, their newest and longest-range business jet, unveiled today at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland.

"Garmin has a strong, long-standing relationship with Cessna, especially through our integrated flight deck solutions. Cessna was the first airframe manufacturer to announce selection of the G1000, G2000 and G5000 integrated flight decks. We look forward to continuing the tradition on the new super mid-size Citation Longitude and continuing to serve Cessna customers with advanced cockpit solutions," said Carl Wolf, Garmin's vice president of aviation sales and marketing. "Longitude owners will get the maximum benefit of innovation, quality and service – values we have in common with Cessna – in our leading-edge G5000 avionics suite."

Representing the most intuitive pilot interface ever seen in this class of avionics, the G5000 combines digital touchscreen controllers and multi-pane, widescreen displays enhanced with Garmin's Synthetic Vision Technology (SVT™) for the ultimate in situational awareness.

The G5000 system includes a multitude of situational awareness and safety of flight features:

• SVT, which presents a 3D depiction of terrain, obstacles, traffic and the runway environment on the high resolution primary flight displays

• Dual integrated FMS supporting RNP, LPV, TOLD and Performance data

• Solid state weather radar, featuring turbulence detection and ground clutter suppression

• Integrated Electronic Checklists

• Electronic documents, manuals and Charts linked to FMS

• Active and passive traffic surveillance functionality using advanced TCAS II/ACAS II technology and featuring patented Garmin ADS-B target correlation and tracking for industry-leading traffic management and airspace monitoring

• Optional Iridium transceiver providing worldwide weather datalink in addition to voice and data communications

• Optional XM WX Satellite Weather for U.S. and Canada provides a variety of real-time weather data such as NEXRAD, METAR, lightning, winds aloft, echo tops and more

• Compliant with FANS 1/A and CPDLC requirements

With this announcement, Garmin integrated flight decks are now available on 10 different Cessna aircraft models, including the Stationair, Skylane, Skyhawk, Corvalis TTx, Caravan, Citation Mustang, Citation M2, Citation Ten, Citation Latitude and Citation Longitude.

Garmin's aviation business segment is a leading supplier of equipment to both OEM and aftermarket customers. Garmin's portfolio includes navigation, communication, flight control and surveillance products that are known for innovation, reliability and value. Garmin offers solutions for Part 23 and Part 25 certificated aircraft, Part 27 and Part 29 certificated rotorcraft, as well as solutions for experimental and light sport aircraft.

Press release issued by Garmin International on May 14, 2012


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Cessna Citation Longitude


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