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May 2, 2000

Tiger Aircraft Selects Garmin® as Avionics Provider for AG-5B

OLATHE, Kan. – Garmin International, the leading avionics manufacturer for the general aviation industry, is pleased to announce a new agreement with Martinsburg, W.V.-based Tiger Aircraft LLC. The airplane manufacturer will offer Garmin's complete avionics stack as standard equipment on its single-engine, bonded aluminum Tiger AG-5B aircraft. The agreement was finalized at this year's Sun 'N Fun Fly-In in Lakeland, Fla.

"The selection of Garmin's state-of-the-art IFR stack as standard equipment in the Tiger AG-5B will serve as the ultimate package for a new generation of Tiger pilots," said Gary Kelley, director of marketing, Garmin International. "We are pleased to be working with this new company and proven aircraft."

According to the agreement, Tiger AG 5-B's will soon be equipped with dual GNS 430's - an integrated IFR GPS/Comm with VOR, LOC and glideslope, which also contains a color moving map on a four-inch, diagonal display. Garmin's 430 also interfaces with Skywatch traffic advisory system, Echo Flight weather datalink, WX500 StormscopeÆ and Ryan TCAD. Garmin's GMA 340 audio panel, GTX™ 327 digital transponder and GI 106A course deviation indicator are also included in the standard configuration.

Garmin-equipped Tiger AG-5B's are scheduled to deliver by the end of 2000.

Tiger Aircraft LLC is based in Martinsburg, W.V. For more information on Tiger, please call toll-free at 877/306-8100 or 877-80-TIGER, or visit their website: www.tigeraircraft.com.

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