Experts' Corner


The Aftermarket Effect - ADS-B

May 13, 2019

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

February 20, 2019

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

November 20, 2018

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


Aircraft Maintenance: Three Money-Saving Tips

November 20, 2018

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?


The Garmin G5000 for the Citation Excel and XLS

August 30, 2018

By Conrad Theisen – Director of Avionics Sales, Elliott Aviation


Questions for Planning Your Interior Refurbishment

August 01, 2018

This article originally appeared in the August 2018 issue of AvBuyer magazine.


Five Common Mistakes when Planning Your Aircraft Maintenance

July 01, 2018

This article appeared in the July issue of AvBuyer magazine under the title Aircraft Maintenance? Common Mistakes to Avoid. You can find the published version here.


How to Avoid Long-Term Engine Maintenance Costs

February 01, 2018

By Mike Saathoff - Director of Sales Operations & Engine and Accessory Sales for Elliott Aviation


Just Because Your Airplane’s Broke Doesn’t Mean You Have to Be

May 09, 2017

This article appeared in the April 2017 AMT Magazine. You can find a link to that here.


The King Airs Revisited

March 05, 2017

The following article appeared in the March 2017 issue of King Air Magazine and is reproduced with the editor's permission