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MEMBER

PROFILE

DFW
INSTRUMENT
CORPORATION

LOCATION:
16445 Addison Road
2nd Floor, Hangar 2
Addison, TX 75001
PHONE: 214-217-7600

DFW Instrument
Corporation adds capabilities
Family business keeps growing
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C H R I S T I N E

FW Instrument Corporation recently expanded its
services, adding authorized Rockwell Collins dealership
to its long list of capabilities. Based in Addison, Texas,
the FAA-certified repair station provides maintenance, repair
and overhaul services for fixed-wing aircraft, up to Gulfstreamsize business jets.
"We are honored to be an authorized service center for
Rockwell Collins," said James Zollo, founder and president

Owners James and Nina Zollo started DFW Instrument in 1990
with just a few employees. Today, they oversee a staff of 25.

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of DFW, who also serves as chief inspector and accountable
manager. "We worked for several months to obtain the necessary
training to meet Collins' standards. Additionally, we had to
pass several facility inspections and provide all the necessary
documentation."
Zollo expects the effort to pay off and grow the company
during the next several years. DFW also is an authorized dealer
for Avidyne, BendixKing, Cobham and L-3 Communications.
"We're very proud to be able to offer our customers this added
service," he said. "They don't have to go elsewhere; they can be
confident that their Rockwell Collins-equipped aircraft can be
supported to the manufacturer's specifications right here in our
hangar."
Located on Addison Airport, just yards from the runway, DFW
also provides comprehensive engineering capabilities, aircraft
on ground response, and sales and service of factory new and
overhauled equipment. The company keeps a large inventory of
spare rotable units for exchange and direct purchase.
"Our field service and bench technicians are highly skilled in
troubleshooting aircraft avionics and instrument repairs," Zollo
said. "With our certified avionics and instrument lab on-site, we
are able to provide repairs on air data and engine instruments,
aircraft radios, flight directors, horizon situation indicators,
gyroscopes and more."
Beyond its maintenance and engineering capabilities, the
company also designs and manufacturers its own flight line pitotstatic test sets.



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

Point of Communication
AEA Now
The View from Washington
International News and Regulatory Updates
Software Management
Member Profile
Keeping a business in the family
Are digital avionics secure?
A Conversation With...
Meet the AEA board of directors
Before & After
The Autonomous Navigation Systems AET Endorsement
Aviation Aces
Legal Ease
Business Basics
Member Profile
AEA members unveil new ADS-B solutions at AirVenture
What's New
Marketplace Classifieds
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Avionics News September 2014 - Cover1
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Avionics News September 2014 - The View from Washington
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Avionics News September 2014 - Software Management
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Avionics News September 2014 - Member Profile
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Avionics News September 2014 - Keeping a business in the family
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Avionics News September 2014 - Are digital avionics secure?
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Avionics News September 2014 - A Conversation With...
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Avionics News September 2014 - Meet the AEA board of directors
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Avionics News September 2014 - Before & After
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Avionics News September 2014 - The Autonomous Navigation Systems AET Endorsement
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Avionics News September 2014 - Aviation Aces
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Avionics News September 2014 - Legal Ease
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