GULF COAST AVIONICS AND PACIFIC COAST AVIONICS ARE APPOINTED AS AUTHORIZED DEALERS FOR ALL WHELEN ENGINEERING AIRCRAFT LIGHTING PRODUCTS
Lakeland, FL (July 10, 2018) — Rick Garcia, President and CEO, Gulf Coast Avionics and Pacific Coast Avionics announced that the companies have been appointed authorized dealers for Whelen Engineering’s full line of exterior and interior aircraft lighting products.
“Whelen is the undisputed leader in all types of exterior and interior lighting solutions for general and many business aviation aircraft,” Garcia stated. “We are extremely proud to be appointed as a dealer and to now be able to offer these outstanding products to our customers.”
Garcia said that Gulf Coast Avionics and Pacific Coast Avionics will immediately begin selling all of Whelen’s most popular lighting solutions, including Halogen lamps, strobe tubes, new-generation LED lighting, power supplies and light fixtures.
“From warbirds, to homebuilts, to helicopters, to antique/classic aircraft, to business jets, we get an incredibly diverse array of aircraft in our shops and many of our customers ask about replacing or updating their exterior and interior lighting while their aircraft are in for avionics work,” Matt Schloss, Sales Manager, Gulf Coast Avionics said. “Now, our trained technicians will be able to provide this added service, which will save owners time and money.
“Whether you are talking position lights, anti-collision lights, landing/taxi lights or even interior/cabin lighting: upgrading your old lights to new-generation Whelen lights will give owners greater safety, visibility and reliability,” Garcia said. “Any time pilots can see or be seen better, it improves the safety of every flight.”
About Whelen Engineering
Whelen designs and manufactures 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 of every Whelen product is proudly designed and manufactured in America and is tested on-site to meet the toughest industry certifications. On the road, in the air, and around the world, Whelen is trusted to be seen, trusted to be heard, trusted to perform. For more information, visit: www.whelen.com
About Gulf Coast Avionics
Founded in 1984 and located at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Lakeland, Florida, and with offices worldwide, Gulf Coast Avionics is a major supplier of avionics, instruments and pilot supplies to customers around the world. GCA is an FAA-approved Class 1, 2 and 3/Limited Instrument Repair Station #UB4R564M. The company offers a full-array of avionics installation and repair services for certificated and kit-built aircraft. For a copy of their catalog or for more information, visit: www.GCA.aero
Gulf Coast Avionics was appointed the first Garmin avionics dealer in 1990 and has received Garmin’s prestigious Platinum Award for leading sales for 28 consecutive years.