Monday, August 20, 2012

Pacific Coast Avionics Completes Garmin Panel Upgrade on Piper Meridian





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, July 23, 2012, Aurora, Oregon — Dewey Conroy, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Pacific Coast Avionics, has announced that the company has just completed and delivered an extensive panel upgrade on a Piper Meridian. The Meridian is owned and flown by Lance Niebauer, designer of the Lancair series of aircraft.


In making the announcement Conroy said, “We are pleased that Lance Niebauer would select our shop for this panel upgrade and we are all very proud of the completed installation.”  The panel upgrade includes the installation of GTN-750 and GTN-650 Touchscreen GPS/Nav/Coms, a GDL-69A XM Weather/Audio Datalink, and a Garmin GMA-35 Remote Audio Panel, plus an all new custom designed and finished instrument panel with custom laser engraving.


Commenting further on the Garmin upgrades Conroy went on to say, “This installation is a prime example of how current avionics technology can bring new levels of sophistication, safety and situational awareness to an existing general aviation aircraft. Upgrades like this are among the best investments owner/pilots can make in their aircraft.”


Pacific Coast Avionics has become known for its full custom panel installations and has completed custom panel installs on a wide variety of piston, turboprop and jet aircraft since 1991. Pacific Coast Avionics is also recognized as a major supplier of avionics, instruments and pilot supplies to customers worldwide and provides sales and service representation for all major avionics manufacturers.


Pacific Coast Avionics is located on Aurora State Airport just south of Portland, Oregon. Its 14,000 square foot facility can accommodate a wide range of personal and business aircraft up to and including business jets. Pacific Coast Avionics is an FAA approved Repair Station, No. OPXR455L, Airframe and Class 1, and 2/Limited Instrument.


For complete details contact Dewey Conroy, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, at 503-678-6242 or fax 503-678-6292. You can also visit the company web site at or e-mail


Click here to download a hi-res image of the upgraded panel.


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