By Ginny Zink
Elliott Aviation Receives Ninth Annual Garmin Platinum Dealer Award
Moline, IL, July 2, 2018 –Elliott Aviation, the industry’s leading Garmin retrofitter, has been awarded their ninth annual Garmin Platinum Dealer Award. To date, Elliott Aviation has installed over 300 Garmin G1000 and G1000 NXi full cockpit retrofits in King Airs, more than all other dealers in the world, combined, and over 15 Garmin G5000 systems in the Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP. They have also sold over 100 GTX 3000 ADS-B solutions for Hawkers, Beechjet 400As/Hawker 400XPs, Premiers, Citation Excels and other airframes.
In addition to high Garmin sales and installations, Elliott Aviation was the first to many major Garmin-related milestones. They were the first to install a G1000 in a King Air 350 and a 300, and were the first to install a Garmin G5000 in a Hawker 400XP and a Beechjet 400A. They were also the first Pre STC sale for the upcoming Citation Excel/XLS G5000.
“For nearly a decade, our partnership with Garmin has been a major part of our success,” said Conrad Theisen, Director of Avionics Sales at Elliott Aviation. “In addition to many ADS-B STC sales, we are completing at least one major Garmin retrofit per week. Our over 40 avionics technicians are some of the most experienced technicians in the Garmin product line in the industry.”
Elliott Aviation is a second-generation, family-owned business aviation company offering a complete menu of high quality products and services including aircraft sales, avionics service & installations, aircraft maintenance, accessory repair & overhaul, paint & interior, charter and aircraft management. Serving the business aviation industry nationally and internationally, they have facilities in Moline, IL, Des Moines, IA, and Minneapolis, MN. The company is a member of the Pinnacle Air Network, National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), National Air Transportation Association (NATA), and National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA).