Experts' Corner

What to Expect During a Major Interior Refurbishment

By Meghan Welch

What to Expect During a Major Paint Refurbishment

By Meghan Welch

What to Expect During a Phenom 120-Month Inspection

By Casey Ritz

Garmin G5000 for the Citation Excel and XLS

Citation Excel and XLS Avionics – Update Existing or Upgrade to G5000?

By Conrad Theisen – Director of Avionics Sales, Elliott Aviation

New Options for Pro Line 21 Operators

Lowest Prices Ever Gives Flexibility to Hundreds of Aircraft Owners

Looking Beyond the 2020 ADS-B Mandate

As seen in AvBuyer Magazine - Volume 24 Issue 2, February 2020 By Mark Wilken – Vice President of Avionics Programs and Operational Logistics for Elliott Aviation Now that 2020 is here, the ADS-B mandate is in effect for controlled airspace in the US. Originally announced in 2010 by the FAA, ADS-B was created to increase safety by improving situational awareness, while reducing separation minimums to create a more efficient aircraft traffic flow.


The Aftermarket Effect - ADS-B

By Joe Stanley – Parts Sales Manager for Elliott Aviation The avionics aftermarket is experiencing an influx of parts due to the ADS-B mandate and the general upgrade trends that accompany it, like the popular Garmin G1000NXi and G5000 upgrades. The ADS-B mandate requires Do260b compliant transponders and a GPS WAAS receiver input. This mandate is causing non-compliant transponders and non-WAAS GPS receivers to hit the aftermarket in record numbers. Understand that not all general aviation...


Converting an Interior: Executive Configuration to Air Medical

Although aircraft equipped with an air medical interior have a highly-specific layout and design, most fixed-wing air medical aircraft were originally equipped with an executive layout and tailoring. Transitioning from an executive configuration to a medical interior involves several factors including selecting the right aircraft, considering cabin layout, evaluating cabin functionality, and choosing the right upgrades. Although it can seem like a difficult process, a firm understanding of...


The ABC’s of ADS-B

By Mark Wilken Vice President of Avionics Programs and Operational Logistics – Elliott Aviation


Aircraft Maintenance: Three Money-Saving Tips

At a busy time of limited capacity for the aircraft maintenance industry, how does a business jet operator act to keep their maintenance costs down?