Long time friend and customer of Maxcraft, Dr. Milton Reskovich, recently upgraded his panel in his 1981 Beechcraft Baron. Milton had invested in a modern avionics suite years back in his Bonanza and was used to the IFR capabilities it provided. He went looking for something that had de-ice capabilities and found a cream puff […]

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  Today we’ll take a look at a major avionics upgrade for one Cessna 414. This managed aircraft was recently purchased in the United States and imported into Canada for business use. Countless snags across multiple systems were encountered on it’s first test flight, and even more were found during our own preliminary tests. Owing […]

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A Beechcraft Duke is one of the nicest pressurized turbo twins around. Coincidentally, what you’re looking at here is one of nicest panels that the Maxcraft team has ever put together for a GA aircraft. At the behest of our clients, special care was put into the symmetry of the layout. This, combined with the […]

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After living through an incident in which a G600 with synthetic vision saved quite literally saved his life, the experienced owner of this Cessna 340 was motivated accelerate plans for further upgrades to his panel. There’s not many pilots who walk away from an incident involving simultaneous engine, pressurization, and deicing failure over mountains in […]

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This project features the Piper Aerostar, an aircraft most famous for being the fastest piston twin available. Until you enter turboprops into the equation, there is nothing faster. This aircraft’s owner has a day job with a commercial airline as a Senior Training Captain, however his Aerostar is intended for recreational cross-country trips.   While […]

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While at Maxcraft we consider our consultation process to be a strong selling point, in truth, it’s not always entirely necessary. The savvy owner of this Cessna 340 already had considerable education with regards to his avionics upgrade options. He knew more or less exactly what he wanted and neither our sales nor technical staff […]

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The owner of this Beechcraft Baron came to us with a used GNS 530W and plans for a G500 + dual 530 Garmin package. He had purchased this GNS 530 from a friend who had recently upgraded to dual GTN 750s here at Maxcraft. In the end, our more recent client decided to purchase a […]

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The Aircraft and Owner The Piper PA-31 350 Navaho Chieftain is generally a working aircraft, and this one is used for aerial photography. Peregrine Aerial Surveys, based at Abbotsford Airport, flies the Navajo as a platform for a large format, high resolution mapping camera. The camera, a DMCII-230 by Zeiss Intergraph, has 230 megapixels in […]

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The Aircraft and Owner The aircraft is a 6 seat twin engine Cessna 340A. Owned by a private businessman, the aircraft often flies Calgary-Kelowna routes for business. The aircraft was a prime candidate for numerous upgrades as it had stock ‘steam gauges’ and old avionics. The Need The main benefit was fulfilling a need of […]

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Twin Comanche – Maxpanel with Garmin G500 After fitting the aircraft with a custom panel , GNS430W GPS/Nav/Comm, GTX327 transponder, S-TEC 50 autopilot, UMA Instrument Lighting System, PMA8000B Audio Panel, as well as the featured glass Garmin G500, this Twin Comanche is a much safer joy to fly. The Aircraft and Owner The Piper PA-30 […]

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