Avionics News April 2014 - 21

BEFORE
A traditional King Air panel before upgrading

Gulf Coast
Avionics Corp.
www.GCA.aero
Location: Lakeland, Fla.

Employees involved
in the project:
Dave Brown
Larry Hawkins
Sarah Mays
Andy Smith

Decks, Dual GTN 750 touchscreen
WAAS GPS/NAV/COM/MFDs,
Dual Remote GTX 33 Mode S
transponders, Remote GMA 35
audio panel, GWX 70 weather
radar, Dual GAD 43 adapters,
L-3 WX-500 Stormscope, and
Honeywell KTA 910 traffic system.
The installation included a new
one-piece instrument panel.

Type of Aircraft:
Beech King Air E-90

When did the project begin?
Sept. 14, 2013

What was the objective
of the project?
To transform the standard panel
into a modern glass cockpit.
Systems installed were Garmin
Dual G600 Integrated Flight

When was it completed?
Oct. 31, 2013

Number of employees: 27

What makes this
project unique?
This was a unique project

because of the amount of
equipment changes made to
the aircraft panel. Successful
integration of the new and existing
electronic systems was especially
challenging.
How were problems resolved?
Fortunately at Gulf Coast Avionics,
the staff involved on this project
together have more than 100
years of avionics experience. The
experience of our people and the
relationships they have developed
over the years also allows us to
tap a large pool of other avionics
technicians for even more
technical ability.
What was the customer's
response?
The customer was thrilled with
their new Garmin flat-panel
installed by Gulf Coast Avionics.
The new installation will benefit
them by reducing workload and
fatigue during flight operations,
leading to improved operational
safety. q

AFTER
The completed Beech King Air E-90 now features a high-tech Garmin glass cockpit.

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Avionics News April 2014

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

Point of Communication
AEA Now
The View From Washington
International News and Regulatory Updates
Beltway Briefing
Before & After
Avionics Business International
Member Profile
Wholesale Perspective
A Conversation With...
Member Profile
AEAviators
Marketing Report Card
What's Working
Business Basics
What's New
Marketplace Classifieds
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Avionics News April 2014 - Point of Communication
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Avionics News April 2014 - The View From Washington
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Avionics News April 2014 - International News and Regulatory Updates
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Avionics News April 2014 - Beltway Briefing
Avionics News April 2014 - Before & After
Avionics News April 2014 - Avionics Business International
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Avionics News April 2014 - Member Profile
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Avionics News April 2014 - Wholesale Perspective
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