Caravan TXi

The GDU 1060 centered over the yoke is the highlight of this panel. Aircraft: Cessna 208 Caravan on floats in passenger configuration built in 1992. The Cessna 208 Caravan Owner:  Adventure Air, is a small family owned air carrier in Manitoba about 60 miles north east of Winnipeg but operating throughout Canada. Adventure Air has […]

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The nature of avionics installation is that almost all work is custom work. Every aircraft is different; every owner is different. This is exciting, not only because of the variety of work, but also because it means we’re often doing things that have never been done before, and in many cases developing unique STC’s (Supplemental […]

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Legacy PC-12 Navigation Avionics Upgrade Aircraft: 1999 Pilatus PC 12/45. The PC/12 is a single-engine turboprop passenger and cargo aircraft originally produced in 1994. In July 2016, Pilatus announced the 1400th PC-12 had been delivered. Owner: Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Need: This PC-12 operates in very remote regions of the Yukon, where navigation and […]

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Cessna Caravan Fleet Modernization   The Maxcraft avionics panel you see here is out of a Cessna Caravan, and is part of our ongoing fleet upgrade project for Seair Seaplanes. Incorporated in 1980, Seair provides aircraft charters and regularly scheduled service to the Gulf Islands, with eight flights daily and service to Nanaimo with up […]

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Bombardier Challenger This first generation Bombardier CL-600 challenger was delivered to Maxcraft for a TCAS installation. We were, in fact, rather surprised to learn that TCAS had not previously been installed in this aircraft. The current ICAO standard for TCAS II is Change 7.1 however the version we installed on this aircraft is compliant with […]

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Beech King Air Major Avionics Upgrade Integration is King When publicly showing our work to owners and operators, there’s a strong case for panel pictures, and lots of them. However, while theses are often very nice to look at, without context they have the potential to mislead. A photo of some GPS/NAV/COMs and a primary […]

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Commercial Fleet Upgrades Today we’ll take a look at a fleet upgrade project that Maxcraft undertook on short notice for a regional airline with a very tight upgrade schedule. While some of the equipment here may not be as visually impressive as what you see in some of our full-glass projects, this type of upgrade […]

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One of the best things about Maxcraft Avionics is its ability to provide a one-stop solution for maintenance and upgrades that extend well beyond the realm of avionics. By collaborating with Aircraft Maintenance Organizations like Port Aircraft Interiors and Upper Valley Aviation, Maxcraft can provide a comprehensive upgrade that covers avionics, structures, paint, and interiors. […]

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This Beech 1900C fleet upgrade was necessitated by the upcoming deadline for Class-A TAWS mandated by Transport Canada. The new TAWS regulations, passed in 2012 apply to virtually all commercial, air taxi, commuter, and airline operations, and require a class-A Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS) to be installed prior to July 2014. Because of […]

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When this 1950s vintage de Havilland “Boss” Beaver showed up in our hangar with its turboprop conversion, it was already and halfway towards being the most advanced Beaver around. With a new avionics suite and entertainment system, Maxcraft’s technicians took it all the rest of the way.   In response to the needs of our […]

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