Western Aircraft Joins the Avilon™ Dealer Family

Posted Wednesday, April 27 2016 as Company News

VISTA, CA, April 27, 2016 – Sandel Avionics Inc., the creator of the Sandel Avilon Integrated Flight Deck—A performance based avionics system, today announced that Western Aircraft will join the Certified Avilon Dealer family for King Airs.  

Avilon King Air installation centers are selected on their knowledge and experience of a specific airframe, reputation, capabilities, capacity, location and ability to provide the best customer service.

“We are excited to be a new dealer for Sandel’s Avilon flight deck,” said Vice President and General Manager of Western Aircraft Austin Shontz. “We believe its advanced design and safety features will be very attractive to King Air owners and operators who are looking for an affordable way to modernize their flight deck and be equipped for NextGen capabilities and requirements.”

“Avilon is a game changer and we want to work with top of the line King Air service centers that understand our vision and have the passion to change the industry with us,” said Gerry Block, President and CEO of Sandel Avionics. “We selected Western Aircraft because of its exceptional reputation with King Air customers and location in the Northwest region.”

About Sandel Avionics Inc.

Sandel Avionics Inc., a leading manufacturer and innovator in Part 25 and Part 23 retrofit displays and TAWS, is the creator of the Sandel Avilon Integrated Flight Deck. Avilon has the stated mission to provide working turboprop customers with a performance-based avionics system for retrofit at an affordable price to ensure the highest level of safety, efficiency, and compliance with developing regulatory initiatives to modernize airspace operations. Sandel is AS9100 and ISO9001 certified, and all engineering, design, research & development, testing, manufacturing, sales, marketing, and administration are headquartered at the Sandel facilities in Vista, California. To learn more about Sandel and its products, please go to www.sandel.com.

About Western Aircraft
Western Aircraft, A Greenwich AeroGroup company is a full-service FBO, FAA certified aircraft repair station, and a factory authorized maintenance/modification facility for Cessna Aircraft, Dassault Falcon, Hawker Beechcraft, Honeywell, Rockwell Collins, Universal Avionics, Pilatus, Piaggio and many other major suppliers to the Corporate and General Aviation industry. Additionally, it is a factory appointed dealer selling new Pilatus and Piper aircraft. Western Aircraft services include maintenance, avionics and interior refurbishments; aircraft sales, charter and management; parts distribution and fixed base operations. For more information, go to www.westair.com.

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