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ELLIOTT AVIATION ANNOUNCES GUARANTEED 4WEEK DOWNTIME ON CITATION EXCEL/XLS GARMIN G5000 INSTALLAIONS

Updated: May 25

Moline, IL, May 5, 2020 - Elliott Aviation, Garmin’s leading retrofitter and a leader in business aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul services, has announced a $3,000 per day guaranteed four-week downtime on standalone Citation Excel/XLS Garmin G5000 retrofits. Elliott Aviation has delivered an industry-leading 12 Garmin G5000 equipped Citation Excel/XLS aircraft. In addition, Elliott Aviation offers free avionics familiarization with all Garmin G5000 installations at their headquarters in Moline, IL.


The Garmin G5000 for the Citation Excel/XLS replaces all existing Honeywell Primus 1000 avionics, including the autopilot and flight director. The retrofit has WAAS/LPV, ADS-B, XM weather, electronic charts, SafeTaxi, engine monitor data, and emergency descent mode. It also has optional synthetic vision, turbulence detection, SurfaceWatch, underspeed protection, Chartview, CPDLC, and lightning and hail prediction.


As Garmin’s leading retrofitter, Elliott Aviation has completed more Garmin full cockpit retrofits than all other dealers in the world, combined. They have installed more than 50 total Garmin G5000 systems in the Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP and Citation Excel/XLS, and over 350 Garmin G1000/G1000 NXi systems in King Airs.


“As we continue to lead the industry in Garmin G5000 retrofits, we wanted to offer customers the peace-of-mind that comes with a guaranteed four-week downtime,” said Conrad Theisen, Director of Avionics Sales at Elliott Aviation. “Our avionics team is dedicated to delivering highest-level of customer satisfaction and support to our customers.”


The 12 Citation Excel/XLS Garmin G5000 installations to date have been completed at both Elliott Aviation’s headquarters in Moline, IL and at their facility in Des Moines, IA. They also have one-stop-shop maintenance, paint, interior, and accessories capabilities at their headquarters in Moline, IL. For more information on the Garmin G5000 program for Citation Excel and XLS, click here.


About Elliott Aviation

Elliott Aviation has been developing and delivering aviation solutions to their partners for over 80 years. As one of the longest-standing companies in aviation, they offer a complete menu of high-quality products and services including aircraft sales (as Elliott Jets), avionics service & installations, aircraft maintenance, accessory repair & overhaul, paint & interior. 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), National Air Transportation Association (NATA), General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA).

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