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Elliott Jets Guarantees Risk-free Aircraft Acquisitions

Business aircraft brokerage services provider Elliott Jets said it is now offering a risk-free, money-back guarantee on aircraft acquisitions. Under the guarantee, customers will receive a full refund if Elliott Jets’ acquisitions team is unable to find an agreed-upon aircraft under contract within 120 days. According to its in-house research, Elliott Jets found that as many as 83 percent of recent business jet transactions within a given market were never advertised. The company noted that its


Market Insights: Todd Jackson, Elliott Jets | AvBuyer

Elliott Jets traces its roots back to 1936 when company founder Herb Elliott opened the hangar door on Elliott Flying Services. His aim was to sell some of the leading piston aircraft of the time to private flyers. He achieved instant success with 13 aircraft trading during the first year of operations. Around a decade later, the company achieved its first really big milestone when it became only the second official Beechcraft dealership in the world. As it matured, the company’s business mode


BizAv Engine Maintenance: Overhaul, Replace, or Upgrade? | AvBuyer

Deciding when the prospect of an engine overhaul is just too costly to be worthwhile can be a difficult decision, and is one that different owners and operators may see differently... The decision may depend on aircraft type, how the particular aircraft to which the engines in question are attached is operated, and even the owner/operator’s particular preference for retaining engine serial numbers it already owns and knows well. According to Andrew Robinson, Senior Vice President, Services & C


How to Plan & Maximize Your Next MRO Shop Visit | AvBuyer

As the well-known saying goes, taxes and death are certainties in life. In the same way Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) are an inevitable, unavoidable part of aircraft ownership. Maintenance – specifically preventative maintenance – should be an ongoing aspect of any flight department’s day-to-day operations as they keep their jet in optimal condition, while repair becomes necessary as parts break or malfunction. Engine overhaul cycles, meanwhile, are events that come due after a specif

Elliott Aviation Expands MRO Footprint with Acquisition

MRO provider Elliott Aviation has expanded into the southeastern U.S. with the acquisition of Atlanta-based The Maintenance Group. With the acquisition, Elliott adds a fourth location, as well as expands its airframe service capabilities, the company said. Those additional airframe service capabilities include the Gulfstream III through G550, as well as the G100/150 and G200/280; Dassault Falcon 50/50EX and 2000; and Bombardier Challenger 350 and 600/601/650. Operating from a 40,000-sq-ft facil


Daher Taps Elliott Aviation for HomeSafe Retrofits

Daher has selected Elliott Aviation to perform retrofit installs of HomeSafe emergency autoland systems on U.S.-registered TBM 940s eligible for the upgrade. HomeSafe is based on Garmin’s emergency autoland technology, which automatically brings the turboprop single to a safe touchdown on a runway if the pilot becomes incapacitated. Elliott Aviation will perform retrofits for TBM 940s sold by Daher to include the autoland system upgrade once HomeSafe was approved by aviation authorities, as wel

Elliott Aviation Begins TBM 940 HomeSafe Retrofits

Elliott Aviation has delivered the first of 23 TBM 940s to be equipped with Garmin’s Autoland system, which is branded by Daher as HomeSafe on these turboprop singles. Daher selected Elliott Aviation as the exclusive retrofitter in the U.S. for the recently certified autoland system in eligible TBM 940s. The MRO will be installing the system in 23 U.S.-based aircraft sold by Daher to include HomeSafe once a service bulletin was approved. An additional 26 aircraft are eligible for the upgrade as

Elliott Builds on Learjet Wi-Fi STC

Elliott Aviation has added a slew of Learjet models to its STC that covers the activation and use of Wi-Fi products such as routers and allows for blanket approval of the activation of newer Wi-Fi bands. The STC now applies to all variants of the Bombardier Learjet 60, 55, 36, 35, 31, 29, 28, 25, and 24, as well as the Hawker 750. Applying to new installations and allowing for updates to existing installations, the STC covers Wi-Fi bands A, B, G, N, and AC. Other types already approved under th


Time for an Engine Overhaul? What Are Your Options? | AvBuyer

At some point during the life of an aircraft an operator will be faced with major decisions regarding overhauling or upgrading their engines. Unfortunately, engines are likely to be the most expensive parts to maintain. There may be options, however... Depending on the make and model of your aircraft, there may be options you can explore that can save money and time, or even increase the performance of your aircraft. Here are a few… New Exchange Parts: There are many parts options (dependent o


Elliott Aviation Adds Revision to Mid-Continent MD302 STC to Include Heading Display | DOM Magazine

Elliott Aviation, an avionics retrofitter, announces an amendment to its STC for the installation of the Mid-Continent MD302 electronic standby. The amended type certificate now includes heading display in Garmin G5000- and Honeywell-equipped Citation Excel and XLS aircraft. The STC utilizes the Mid-Continent MD32 magnetometer to provide heading input to the MD302 electronic standby instrument, which comes standard in Elliott Aviation’s Garmin G5000 installations for the Citation Excel and XLS.


Elliott Expands AOG Capabilities

Elliott Aviation has expanded its AOG capabilities to include Textron Aviation (Hawker, Beechcraft King Air, and Cessna Citation) and Embraer Phenom and Legacy aircraft, the Moline, Illinois-based MRO provider announced this week. Demand for services on those airframes prompted Elliott to add those capabilities to its AOG services, which previously were only marketed for the Phenom 100 and 300. “For over a year, we’ve been successfully assisting AOG customers for Phenom 100 and 300,” said Ellio


Completions & Refurbishment Update

Comlux Completion in late May inducted its third ACJ320 neo, and the interior installation is underway. “The cabin aesthetic is really focusing on a residential-type environment, a calming interior,” said Daron Dryer, CEO of the Indianapolis facility. Boasting “an extremely quiet” interior, Comlux is developing a cabin for the neo incorporating “large backlit Roman shades that will give the impression of large windows rather than the small aircraft type,” said Dryer, and ceiling chandeliers—“fi


Elliott Makes Garmin Install Time, Cost Guarantees

Elliott Aviation is offering guaranteed four-week and three-week downtimes for certain Garmin G5000 and G1000 NXi installs, respectively, the Illinois-based MRO provider announced this week. These guarantees apply to retrofits of the G5000 on Cessna Citation Excel/XLS twin jets and the G1000 NXi on Beechcraft King Air turboprops. If the work isn’t done within the guaranteed time, Elliott Aviation will pay the customer $3,000 per day over the three- or four-week period, up to a $15,000 maximum.


Elliott Aviation Offers Three-Week Guaranteed Downtime on G1000 NXi Installations

Elliott Aviation, Garmin’s leading retrofitter, and a leader in business aviation maintenances, repair, and overhaul services, has announced a $3,000 per day guaranteed three-week downtime on standalone King Air Garmin G1000 NXi installations. Elliott Aviation has completed over 350 installations, which is more Garmin G1000/G1000 NXi installations in King Airs than all other dealers in the world, combined. They have led the industry in the program since 2008. In addition to the industry-leading


Elliott Aviation's Journey

It was their passion for flying that lead Herb and Arlene Elliott to found Elliott Aviation in 1936. Beginning initially as a flying school and an aircraft sales business, Elliott has evolved over the years to be a full-service MRO business with FBO services at three locations. They also buy, sell and trade aircraft under the Elliott Jets brand and manufacture products under the Elliott Technologies brand. Elliott’s MRO business is the segment where the company has experienced the most growth, t


Elliott Aviation Expands Mobile Mx Capabilities

Elliott Aviation has added mobile maintenance capabilities to include aircraft inspections and due items, the Moline, Illinois-based business aviation MRO provider announced this week. Its mobile maintenance is available for maintenance events, involving those for the Beechjet 400A/XP, Bombardier Challenger, Cessna Citation, Hawker, Beechcraft King Air and Premier, Embraer Phenom, and Daher TBM. “We understand how challenging this time [during the Covid-19 pandemic] can be for customers, includ


Elliott Aviation Installs 10th Excel/XLS G5000 Retrofit

Elliott Aviation has completed its 10th Garmin G5000 retrofit installation in a Cessna Citation Excel/XLS. The aircraft work scope also included a Doc 6, engine hot sections, cabinets, and Gogo Avance L3 installation with Elliott Aviation’s “Wi-Fi enablement” STC. These G5000 installs have been completed at both its headquarters in Moline, Illinois, and its facility in Des Moines, Iowa. The G5000 retrofit for the Excel/XLS replaces all existing Honeywell Primus 1000 avionics, including the auto

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