Pacific Coast Avionics is a Garmin top ten dealer 18 years in a row

Wayne McGhee (left), Garmin Western US Regional Sales Manager, with Dewey Conroy, Pacific Coast Avionics Vice President and General Manager

Pacific Coast Avionics has been recognized as a Garmin Elite Platinum Dealer for 2013. Wayne McGhee, Garmin Western Regional Sales Manager presented Dewey Conroy, Vice President and General Manager of Pacific Coast Avionics on July 10. “Our Company has held the status of a Top Ten Elite Garmin Dealer every year since 1997 and we are pleased to continue that designation for calendar year 2013,” said Conroy. “This is a particularly prestigious designation since there are over 800 Garmin dealers worldwide.” [Read more…]

Latest edition of Pilot’s Guide to Avionics to be released at AirVenture

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The Aircraft Electronics Association’s 2014-15 edition of thePilot’s Guide to Avionics will be available to all pilots and aircraft owners at this year’s AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Free copies will be available to all AirVenture attendees at the AEA booth located in hangar B (while supplies last). This annual publication is free and available upon request. If you can’t attend AirVenture, place your online request now, and you will receive it later this summer. To request a single copy or case, click here.

Garmin celebrates 10th anniversary of G1000

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Garmin is celebrating  the 10th anniversary of delivering the G1000 Integrated Flight Deck (IFD) to customers.

The first announcement of the G1000 IFD was in March 2003, when Cessna announced the selection of G1000 for the Citation Mustang, which was in development at the time. Additional announcements by a variety of aircraft manufacturers followed and the first customer deliveries of the G1000 IFD began in June 2004, by both Cessna and Diamond Aircraft in their single-engine product lines.

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