Wednesday, March 30, 2016

GULF COAST Avionics is appointedexclusive PROVIDER OF avionics installation and repair Services for
Leading Edge Aviation


Opened in 1994, Leading Edge Aviation is one of the oldest and mostsuccessful
 factory-authorized Cirrus AircraftAuthorized Service Centers in the United States.


Lakeland, FL (March 30, 2016)  — Rick Garcia, President and CEO, Gulf CoastAvionics Corporation announced today that Factory Authorized Cirrus ServiceCenter, Leading Edge Aviation has selected the company as its exclusiveprovider of avionics installation, repair and troubleshooting. The appointmentfollows Leading Edge Aviation’s move to two hangars adjacent to the Gulf CoastAvionics facility at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport (KLAL).

“We are extremely pleased to have the opportunity to workclosely with Leading Edge Aviation’s President Mark Moberg and his entireteam,” Garcia said. “They’ve earned a reputation as one of the top CirrusService Centers in the country by treating their customers with integrity andsettling for nothing but the best. To have Leading Edge Aviation place itstrust in Gulf Coast Avionics is something we are all proud of.”

“When I decided to move from Tampa, I looked at threeairports in the area and after talking to Rick it became crystal clear thatrelocating to Lakeland and establishing a relationship with Gulf Coast Avionicswas the best possible choice,” Moberg said. “The management team behindLakeland Linder Regional Airport is one of those rare groups that wants to beproactive in the growth of aviation. It’s nice to go where you know yourbusiness is a valued part of the community.”

Moberg also said that the opportunity to be located acrossthe taxiway from Gulf Coast Avionics was another differentiator in Lakeland’sfavor.

“We’ve done thousands of inspections, repairs and upgradesto Cirrus aircraft over our 32 year history and while those services are thecore of our business, today avionics repairs and upgrades are a growing part ofour future,” he said. “Cirrus owners love their airplanes and having the latestin avionics capabilities is high on their priority list.”

 “When you canliterally walk a customer across the taxiway so they can see the quality andprofessionalism at GCA, it does nothing but add to their confidence and comfortlevel that their airplane is in the best of hands,” Moberg said. “We feelstrongly that Gulf Coast Avionics is the perfect ‘partner’ to help Leading EdgeAviation continue to grow.”

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