Gulf Coast Avionics Completes Cessna 414A Glass Panel Retrofit
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

GULF COAST Avionics has completed a Garmin Glass panel and ADS-B Out/In upgrade on a Cessna 414A Chancellor


New-generation Garmin G600 displays, touch-screen GTN 750 avionics,
ADS-B Out/In transponder brings legacy twin into the 21st century.


Lakeland, FL (December 20, 2017)  — Rick Garcia, President and CEO, Gulf CoastAvionics announced that the company has completed an extensive avionics upgradeon a Cessna 414A Chancellor pressurized twin.


“The owner is probably general aviation’s leading authorityon the Cessna 414-series of aircraft and he wanted to give this onenext-generation capabilities while keeping an eye on the aircraft’s total value,”Garcia said. “With the pending ADS-B mandate, he felt this was the right time togo ahead and do a complete panel modernization around Garmin glass andtouch-screen avionics.”

The complete panel reconfiguration and upgrade includes:

• Garmin G600 Integrated Flight Display with Garmin SVT (SyntheticVision Technology)

• Dual Garmin GTN 750 Touchscreen GPS/NAV/COMM/MFDs

• Garmin GTX 345 ADS-B “Out” and “In” Mode S extendedsquitter transponder

• Garmin GTX 335 ADS-B “Out” ES transponder

• JPI Instruments EDM-960 Twin electronic engine monitoringsystem

• Genesys Aerosystems/S-TEC 55X dual-axis autopilot

• New all-metal, powder-coated and silkscreened instrumentpanel.


“While it may seem rather straight forward to upgrade aCessna 414, our engineering and installation teams are especially proud of theway this panel turned out,” Garcia added. “It’s not only a great looking,amazingly functional avionics suite, but it will also add decades ofoperational life to another legacy piston twin. We are excited about ourcontribution to keeping airplanes in the air and performing safely for theirowners.”



About Gulf Coast Avionics

Founded in 1984 and located at Lakeland Linder RegionalAirport in Lakeland, Florida, and with offices worldwide, Gulf Coast Avionicsis a major supplier of avionics, instruments and pilot supplies to customersaround the world. GCA is an FAA-approved Class 1, 2 and 3/Limited InstrumentRepair Station #UB4R564M. Thecompany offers a full-array of avionics installation and repair servicesfor certificated and kit-built aircraft. For a copy of their catalog or formore information, visit:

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