Cessna 177 Cardinal This Cessna C177B Cardinal came to Maxcraft from a mother and son team from langley. At an earlier date, Michael and Michelle Thompson (both pilots) had come in to discuss updating their panel for better reliability, situational awareness and for have future IFR operating capability. They decided to replace mechanical gyro’s, outdated […]

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Glass Panel Training Aircraft The world of civil aviation is in the middle of an undeniable and accelerating transition towards glass panel cockpits. Consistently falling equipment costs, combined with the competitive influence of every new adopter, points to glass panel avionics soon being the norm rather than the exception. This will happen sooner than you […]

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  It’s been just four months since L3 unveiled its new low-cost ADS-B solution, the L3 ‘Lynx’. Today, Maxcraft has the privilege of performing the very first Lynx installation in Canada (and one of the first few in the world). The L3 Lynx NGT-9000 is an ADS-B touchscreen transponder and multi-function display. With ADS-B in, […]

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  This completely rebuilt 152 panel is part of a comprehensive training fleet solution for Montair, an internationally accredited flight school specializing in training eventual airline pilots. Montair is one of the few schools around the world to receive approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). This Cessna 152 is just the first […]

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This project is somewhat unusual in that it involves the direct transplant of several avionic systems from one aircraft to another. The two aircraft involved are a Glasair Glastar and a Cessna 175. Avionics which are suitable for certified aircraft are being removed from the home-built Glastar to be installed in the C175. Meanwhile, the […]

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While our Avionic upgrades for this Cessna 182 are relatively minimalist, they are accompanied by several major mechanical and structural modifications performed by Seaplanes West Inc. SPW offers some of the best knowledge in the float plane business, specializing in Cessna 182 floatplane conversions. As you might have guessed, one of the biggest changes to […]

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Maxcraft’s 182 Interior Upgrade Maxcraft’s own Cessna 182P has been the subject of coverage here in the past. Very recently it received its first major avionics upgrade in ten years. However, while the avionics in the aircraft are modern as can be, until recently the interior was of a decidedly 1970’s vintage. Port Aircraft Interiors […]

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This Cessna R172K Hawk XP is owned and operated by Cyrus’ Marine Service, which offers on-call and on-site emergency repairs for stranded watercraft. As a floatplane that works in a variety of unpredictable scenarios, this 172 received a somewhat more substantial avionics package than what is usually found in aircraft of the same size. Indeed, […]

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Our client for this install was one Mr. Fred Carey, a volunteer with CASARA, the Civilian Air Search and Rescue Association: a national volunteer organization funded by the Department of National Defence. Its volunteers provide air search assistance to the Royal Canadian Air Force, and promote flight safety for general aviation as a means to […]

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Our client for this install was one Mr. Fred Carey, a volunteer with CASARA, the Civilian Air Search and Rescue Association: a national volunteer organization funded by the Department of National Defence. Its volunteers provide air search assistance to the Royal Canadian Air Force, and promote flight safety for general aviation as a means to […]

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