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ExecuJet Africa is promoting Blackhawk upgrade system

Aviation - 18th September 2012

Cocktail event together with Blackhawk and Garmin at AAD

ExecuJet will be promoting the Blackhawk / Garmin upgrade system at the Africa Aerospace & Defence (AAD) show from 19-23 September at the Waterkloof Airforce Base.

The upgrade is well suited for the King Air series and Cessna Caravan 208B aircraft. Its capabilities will be demonstrated by qualified experts in the ExecuJet Hospitality Chalet No.6. ExecuJet is also currently working on a Blackhawk upgrade on a King Air 200 which is scheduled for completion in October 2012.

Blackhawk’s engine upgrades harness the power of the Blackhawk organization to deliver a complete and proven performance solution, as well as seamless installation and customer-focused service from a worldwide network.

The Garmin G1000 retrofit packages offer the latest in “turbine renewal” options for the King Air’s avionic’s panel, bringing enhanced levels of operational simplicity and situational awareness to all flight operations. It integrates all primary flight, navigation, weather, terrain, traffic, radio frequency, and engine and fuel data readouts on large-format, high-definition LCDs whilst reducing weight and increasing reliability. All Garmin products are backed-up but award winning industry leading product support and Full Garmin G1000 and G600 demo panels will be on display at the ExecuJet chalet during the show.

At a cocktail event planned jointly by ExecuJet, Blackhawk and Garmin to be hosted in the ExecuJet Chalet, experts from all three companies will share the advantages associated with aircraft upgrades. “ExecuJet is proud to be associated with two world class suppliers like Blackhawk and Garmin in this very competitive upgrade market, and we are confident that our combined efforts will deliver an aircraft with superior operational capabilities while maintaining the high safety standards required”, says Steve Bothma, Director of Maintenance, ExecuJet Africa.

Blackhawk signed a new Service Agreement with ExecuJet Africa at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) in Las Vegas last year. At the same time ExecuJet Africa had been appointed as approved agents for Garmin.

ExecuJet Africa is an approved Hawker Beechcraft, Bombardier Aerospace, Dassault and Honeywell Engine Approved Service Centre and is holding dealerships for various Avionics OEMs such as Honeywell, Universal, Rockwell Collins, Avidyne and Garmin. ExecuJet provides the expertise and resources to handle virtually any avionics task, caring for business aircraft on four continents around the world. Avionics is an essential part of the total aviation service approach to support customers Avionics needs.