Telecom Lead America: Garmin International, a provider of
satellite navigation, announced that Cessna Aircraft Company has selected the
Garmin G5000 integrated avionics system for the Citation Longitude.
Citation Longitude is Cessna Aircraft’s newest and
longest-range business jet.
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.
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:
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 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.