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WHAT THEY DO: Avjet Avionics is an
FAA-certified avionics repair station
for single-engine piston through jet
aircraft. It is part of Teton Aviation
Center, a full-service FBO.

EMPLOYEES: 25 total with 10 dedicated
to maintenance and avionics

FOUNDED: Avjet Avionics in 2004
(Teton Aviation in 1996)

FACILITIES: 115,000 square feet of
hangar space

AEA MEMBER SINCE: 2014

Avionics is in a unique location. Situated in a
high-elevation valley surrounded on three sides by
the Targhee National Forest, Avjet lies just across
the Teton Mountains from the famed town of
Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
"We offer the capabilities and the experience at
a good value, which keeps us quite busy," Friend
said.
The avionics shop is part of Teton Aviation
Center, a full-service FBO on Driggs-Reed
Memorial Airport. Teton Aviation Center offers
maintenance, line service, charter, scenic tours and
flight instruction in one place. The owner added
Avjet Avionics 10 years ago to provide customers
with on-site avionics and instrument service.
Both Teton Aviation Center and Avjet Avionics
service a full range of general aviation and
business aircraft, from Bonanzas to Citation
Jets, homebuilts to warbirds. The FAA-certified
avionics repair station holds Class 1 and 2 ratings
for airframe, instruments and radio.
In April, it added Garmin to its long list of
authorized dealerships, which includes Dynon
Avionics, Trig Avionics, Northern Airborne
Technology, J.P. Instruments, Insight Avionics,
Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics,
Guardian Avionics, Electronics International and
PS Engineering.
"Our avionics shop is expanding and growing,"
Friend said. "We can take care of all your avionics
needs, even if you have a small budget. If you
need maintenance service, we have talented A&P
technicians and IAs with a deep well of experience
and expertise. We have three mechanics with more
than 34 years and four mechanics with more than
22 years of experience."

Warbird projects
Avjet Avionics also maintains the aviation
center's own fleet of warbirds, which includes a
U.S. Navy FJ-4B Fury, Polish MiG 15 and MiG 17,
North American SNJ-5 and a Grumman Albatross,

Peter Kline, general
manager (left), and Todd
Friend, avionics manager,
pose for a photo after an
avionics test flight in an
L-39C Aero Vodochody.

among many others. In addition to being on display
at Teton Aviation Center's own warbird museum,
the aircraft are exhibited at air shows.
"We do all of the avionics installations,
maintenance and upgrades on our warbird
collection, as well as our customers' warbirds,"
Friend said. "We recently restored a Navy Douglas
TA-4 Skyhawk tail hook jet fighter, and upgraded
it with a Garmin GTN 750/650 package as well as the

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Avionics News December 2014

Point of Communication
AEA Now
The View from Washington
International News and Regulatory Updates
Head-up Displays offer a Look Ahead
Member Profile
The Age of Unmanned Aircraft Systems
A Conversation With...
Member Profile
Garmin Debuts Low-Cost ADS-B Solution
What's Working?
Business Basics
Before & After
A Conversation With...
AEA Members make news at NBAA Convention
What's New
Marketplace Classifieds
Avionics News December 2014 - Intro
Avionics News December 2014 - Cover1
Avionics News December 2014 - Cover2
Avionics News December 2014 - 1
Avionics News December 2014 - 2
Avionics News December 2014 - 3
Avionics News December 2014 - Point of Communication
Avionics News December 2014 - 5
Avionics News December 2014 - AEA Now
Avionics News December 2014 - 7
Avionics News December 2014 - 8
Avionics News December 2014 - 9
Avionics News December 2014 - 10
Avionics News December 2014 - 11
Avionics News December 2014 - 12
Avionics News December 2014 - 13
Avionics News December 2014 - The View from Washington
Avionics News December 2014 - 15
Avionics News December 2014 - International News and Regulatory Updates
Avionics News December 2014 - 17
Avionics News December 2014 - 18
Avionics News December 2014 - 19
Avionics News December 2014 - Head-up Displays offer a Look Ahead
Avionics News December 2014 - 21
Avionics News December 2014 - 22
Avionics News December 2014 - 23
Avionics News December 2014 - Member Profile
Avionics News December 2014 - 25
Avionics News December 2014 - 26
Avionics News December 2014 - 27
Avionics News December 2014 - The Age of Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Avionics News December 2014 - 29
Avionics News December 2014 - 30
Avionics News December 2014 - 31
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Avionics News December 2014 - 33
Avionics News December 2014 - A Conversation With...
Avionics News December 2014 - 35
Avionics News December 2014 - Member Profile
Avionics News December 2014 - 37
Avionics News December 2014 - 38
Avionics News December 2014 - 39
Avionics News December 2014 - Garmin Debuts Low-Cost ADS-B Solution
Avionics News December 2014 - 41
Avionics News December 2014 - 42
Avionics News December 2014 - 43
Avionics News December 2014 - What's Working?
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Avionics News December 2014 - 46
Avionics News December 2014 - 47
Avionics News December 2014 - Business Basics
Avionics News December 2014 - 49
Avionics News December 2014 - 50
Avionics News December 2014 - Before & After
Avionics News December 2014 - A Conversation With...
Avionics News December 2014 - 53
Avionics News December 2014 - AEA Members make news at NBAA Convention
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Avionics News December 2014 - What's New
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Avionics News December 2014 - Marketplace Classifieds
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