Experts' Corner

A Comprehensive Guide to Garmin G5000

The Garmin G5000 is one of the most advanced avionics systems on the market. After nearly a decade of sales of the Garmin G1000 retrofit in the King Air, which is one of the most successful avionics retrofits in the history of aviation, Garmin set their sights on the retrofit market for jets. The Garmin G5000 was first available as a retrofit in August of 2016 with the certification of the system in the Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP. This marked the first time that a Garmin avionics retrofit...

A Comprehensive Guide to Garmin G1000 NXi

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 Bill Forbes – Avionics Sales Manager, 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...