Gulf Coast Avionics Appointed as Authorized Whelen Dealer
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

GULF COAST Avionics And PacificCoast Avionics are appointed as authorized dealers for all whelen engineeringaircraft lighting products


Lakeland, FL (July 10, 2018) — Rick Garcia, President and CEO, Gulf Coast Avionics and Pacific CoastAvionics announced that the companies have been appointed authorized dealers forWhelen Engineering’s full line of exterior and interior aircraft lightingproducts.

“Whelen is the undisputed leader in all types of exteriorand interior lighting solutions for general and many business aviationaircraft,” Garcia stated. “We are extremely proud to be appointed as a dealerand to now be able to offer these outstanding products to our customers.”

Garcia said that Gulf Coast Avionics and Pacific Coast Avionicswill immediately begin selling all of Whelen’s most popular lighting solutions,including Halogen lamps, strobe tubes, new-generation LED lighting, powersupplies and light fixtures.

“From warbirds, to homebuilts, to helicopters, toantique/classic aircraft, to business jets, we get an incredibly diverse arrayof aircraft in our shops and many of our customers ask about replacing orupdating their exterior and interior lighting while their aircraft are in foravionics work,” Matt Schloss, Sales Manager, Gulf Coast Avionics said. “Now,our trained technicians will be able to provide this added service, which willsave owners time and money.”

“Whether you are talking position lights, anti-collisionlights, landing/taxi lights or even interior/cabin lighting: upgrading your oldlights to new-generation Whelen lights will give owners greater safety,visibility and reliability,” Garcia said. “Any time pilots can see or be seenbetter, it improves the safety of every flight.”

Please seen the Gulf Coast Avionics ( or Pacific Coast Avionics ( website for Whelen product pricingand warranty information. 

About Whelen Engineering

Whelen designs andmanufactures reliable and powerful warning lights, white illumination lighting,sirens, controllers, and high-powered warning systems for Automotive, Aviation,and Mass Notification industries worldwide. Founded in 1952, every part ofevery Whelen product is proudly designed and manufactured in America and istested on-site to meet the toughest industry certifications. On the road, inthe air, and around the world, Whelen is trusted to be seen, trusted to beheard, trusted to perform. For more information, visit:

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:

Gulf Coast Avionics was appointed the first Garmin avionicsdealer in 1990 and has received Garmin’s prestigious Platinum Award for leadingsales for 28 consecutive years.

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