Garmin is pleased to announce it will be back at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh this year with a wide range of product updates, special offers, seminars, Garmin ambassador events and other fun opportunities. Customers can view a detailed list of events, dates and times by visiting here.

Database Update Savings

Customers will once again be able to purchase database update subscriptions directly from the Garmin exhibit space. Special offers and discounts will help customers save on select database products for their avionics or flight portables, plus new customers are eligible for additional savings. Subscriptions are available for most Garmin aviation products, including the GNS 430/530 series. Details can be found here.

Aircraft Displays and Product Demonstrations

Customers will have the opportunity to meet Garmin ambassadors, check out aircraft equipped with the latest avionics and view demonstrations by Garmin experts.

Aircraft displays will include the following Garmin-equipped aircraft:

  • Custom Super Cub – “Scrappy” by Mike Patey
  • Bonanza C35 – Stevie Triesenberg
  • Cessna 182
  • Cirrus SR-22

Product demonstrations will feature a Garmin expert showing the latest features of Garmin avionics. Plus, we’ll be showcasing our Collier Trophy-winning Autoland technology — the first certified GA system designed to control and land an aircraft in an emergency situation. Customers will also have the opportunity to consult with a Garmin expert on upgrading the avionics in their aircraft, ask questions regarding their experimental avionics installations and more.

Daily Seminars

One of the more popular AirVenture experiences at the Garmin exhibit include attending a series of educational Garmin aviation seminars. Ranging from an overview of our latest products, such as the GI 275 and GTN Xi series, to cost-effective autopilot upgrades, these free seminars offer pilots and customers a broad overview of the latest Garmin has to offer. A full list of the seminars can be found at

New this year, Garmin is hosting type-club specific seminars that will cover a different type of aircraft each day throughout the week. Hear from pilots and dealers who have experience flying with and installing Garmin avionics in the featured aircraft.

  • Monday: The Best Avionics Upgrades for Your Cirrus
  • Tuesday: The Best Avionics Upgrades for Your Bonanza
  • Wednesday: The Best Avionics Upgrades for Your Single-Engine Turboprop
  • Thursday: The Best Avionics Upgrades for Your Twin Cessna
  • Friday: The Best Avionics Upgrades for Your Vans
  • Saturday: The Best Avionics Upgrades for Your Mooney

Training Classes

The Garmin aviation training team will host pilot training courses July 25 to 29 at the Hilton Garden Inn for pilots who want to learn how to get more out of their GTN and GTN™ Xi navigators. The 2.5-hour refresher courses will explore and maximize the navigation and terminal procedure capabilities available on the GTN. The courses use real world scenario-based training to teach effective and efficient flight operations with an emphasis on flight planning and instrument procedures.

There are morning and afternoon sessions and sign ups can be found here.

  • Morning (AM) sessions are from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. CDT
  • Afternoon (PM) sessions are from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. CDT

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