This website uses cookies
More information
Site Filter — Worldwide / All Aircraft
Garmin scales up by absorbing software provider AeroData
One of the largest aircraft performance, load planning, and weight and balance providers for air transport aircraft, AeroData serves at least 135 airlines worldwide with expansion under way. A coup for Garmin.

Garmin International has acquired AeroData, a privately held provider of aircraft performance software and services tailored to commercial and business aviation. AeroData's portfolio includes products such as runway analysis, takeoff and en route performance, weight and balance, automated passenger and cargo load planning, global airport obstacle database, around-the-clock NOTAM monitoring and other customised software solutions.

“We are excited to welcome the AeroData team to the Garmin family,” says Phil Straub, Garmin executive vice president and managing director, aviation. “We look forward to building upon AeroData's incredible success in providing advanced software solutions for both air transport and business aviation. In addition to broadening Garmin's presence in commercial aviation, AeroData's extensive load planning, performance and flight path analysis expertise significantly enhances and expands our digital services portfolio.”

One of the largest aircraft performance, load planning, and weight and balance providers for air transport aircraft, AeroData serves more than 135 airlines worldwide with continued expansion underway. Offering performance data to more than 70 percent of airline flights in North America, AeroData supports all major commercial aircraft including Airbus, ATR, Boeing, Bombardier and Embraer.

“AeroData provides aircraft performance data for more than 20,000 commercial flights each day, and we are excited to further expand this reach to commercial and business aviation customers worldwide within the Garmin aviation ecosystem,” says Terry McDonough, AeroData president. “Garmin's leadership position in flight deck and digital technologies make it an ideal fit for AeroData and our customers. We are excited to work with the entire Garmin team to continue innovating and serving the needs of our growing customer base around the world.”

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, AeroData will continue to operate from that location under the AeroData brand.

Garmin and FitPlan.com introduced a new AeroData runway analysis service for operators in business aviation in December 2020.

Other News
 
Garmin Pilot app benefits from a revamp
July 23, 2021
Garmin FltPlan system receives a revamp
June 21, 2021
Deutsche Aircraft D328eco to be equipped with G5000
June 2, 2021
Deutsche Aircraft is developing the D328eco to be a disruptive returnee to the regional air transportation segment. The Garmin G5000 integrated flight deck provides a whole host of features to benefit flight crew.
Bombardier service centres singled out for Diamond praise
May 21, 2021
The AMT Diamond Award of Excellence is presented to organisations that provide 100 per cent of their eligible technicians with regulatory, airworthiness and safety awareness training programmes within a given year.