Lightspeed Summer Promotion

Zulu 3 Summer 2020 Promotion

Lightspeed is offering a great promotion to inspire pilots to get back to what they love doing!  This promotion is positioned as a Virtual Show Special to replace the Spirit of Aviation week during what would have been EAA’s AirVenture week.

Receive a $135.00 CDN discount on a Lightspeed Zulu 3!  This offer is only valid from Friday, July 10, 2020 until Monday, July 27, 2020.

Take advantage of this offer and call us or visit our team at Maxcraft Avionics.

Maxcraft Avionics is a leader in airplane and helicopter avionic system upgrades, including installation of everything from basic VHF Radios and flight instruments, all the way to sophisticated GPS, TCAS, EFIS, and glass cockpit systems. We have the largest avionics facility in Canada and over 20,000 unique part numbers in our inventory to repair your aircraft or upgrade your cockpit.

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2020 Bose Summer Special

Receive a SoundLink Revolve Bluetooth Portable Speaker with purchase of a Bose A20 Aviation Headset

For a limited time only, purchase a Bose A20 Aviation Headset and receive a black Bose SoundLink Revolve Bluetooth Portable Speaker!

This offer is only valid from June 28, 2020 until August 1, 2020.

 

Call us, or visit our team at Maxcraft for more details!

 

 

Maxcraft Avionics is a leader in airplane and helicopter avionic system upgrades, including installation of everything from basic VHF Radios and flight instruments, all the way to sophisticated GPS, TCAS, EFIS, and glass cockpit systems. We have the largest avionics facility in Canada and over 20,000 unique part numbers in our inventory to repair your aircraft or upgrade your cockpit.

 

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New Horizons Rebate Program

Garmin announces the New Horizons Rebate Program helping you save thousands of dollars upgrading your cockpit!

The New Horizons Rebate gives you savings on new (artificial) horizons as well as several other complementing upgrades for your aircraft.

It’s a great time to upgrade your panels with savings on flight display, navigators, audio panels, weather radar, connectivity options, traffic systems and autopilots.

To take advantage of this rebate, first purchase a EFIS display product: G500 TXi, G500H TXi, G600 TXi, G700 TXi, G3X Certificated or G3X for Experimental Aircraft.  You then can increase  your savings by purchasing additional products listed in the subsequent tables below. This rebate program is only valid until July 31, 2020.  (All prices shown are in USD$.)

Call or visit our team at Maxcraft Avionics for your avionics upgrade now!

Maxcraft Avionics is a leader in airplane and helicopter avionic system upgrades, including installation of everything from basic VHF Radios and flight instruments, all the way to sophisticated GPS, TCAS, EFIS, and glass cockpit systems. We have the largest avionics facility in Canada and over 20,000 unique part numbers in our inventory to repair your aircraft or upgrade your cockpit.

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EI Spring Rebate

 

 

 

Electronics International Inc. is offering a spring rebate!

This mail in rebate is for a limited time only.  Purchase your item between May 18 and June 1, 2020 to qualify. (all rebates in US$)

 

Spring 2020 Rebate

Call our team at Maxcraft Avionics for more information on these products.

Maxcraft Avionics is a leader in airplane and helicopter avionic system upgrades, including installation of everything from basic VHF Radios and flight instruments, all the way to sophisticated GPS, TCAS, EFIS, and glass cockpit systems. We have the largest avionics facility in Canada and over 20,000 unique part numbers in our inventory to repair your aircraft or upgrade your cockpit.

 

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Garmin GI 275 rebate

 

 

 

Purchase a Garmin GI 275 EIS (Engine Indication System)and receive a $1000.00 USD mail-in rebate or purchase two(for a multi-engine aircraft).  Maximum saving of $2000.00 USD.

This is a limited time offer!  Valid only from May 11, 2020 through to July 31, 2020.

Need to know more about this product? Read more on our blog here, or call our team at Maxcraft Avionics for more details on this fantastic product from Garmin.

 

Maxcraft Avionics is a leader in airplane and helicopter avionic system upgrades, including installation of everything from basic VHF Radios and flight instruments, all the way to sophisticated GPS, TCAS, EFIS, and glass cockpit systems. We have the largest avionics facility in Canada and over 20,000 unique part numbers in our inventory to repair your aircraft or upgrade your cockpit.

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Garmin® Unveils the aera® 760 Portable Aviation GPS

 

 

 

 

 

Maxcraft is pleased to announce a new portable product from Garmin.  The new Aera 760 is an all-in-one portable GPS that comes with a large 7″ inch screen and filled with many new features.

Read more from Garmin about the new all in one portable below:

A premium aviation portable that is purpose-built for the pilot and the cockpit. The aera 760 boasts a 7-inch bright, sunlight readable touchscreen display complete with comprehensive chart options in a compact and dedicated portable GPS. Additional features of the aera 760 include the option to load instrument approach procedures, arrivals and departures, approach chart overlay on the map, Garmin Connext® wireless connectivity, as well as the option to integrate it with select Garmin avionics.

Featuring a modern yet rugged design, the aera 760 is an all-in-one aviation portable complete with a built-in GPS/GLONASS receiver that is optimized for the cockpit. Its bright, 7-inch sunlight readable display can run on battery power for up to four hours on a single charge. Along the bezel, an industry-standard USB-C connection is used to charge and power the aera 760, while a microSD card slot allows pilots to load topography and street maps or use it to easily transfer user waypoints. The aera 760 features an intuitive user-interface resembling that of many other popular Garmin products such as the GTN™ Xi series, G3X™ Touch and Garmin Pilot™ allowing pilots to easily transition between multiple Garmin products in the cockpit. Capable of operating in harsh conditions, the aera 760 has also been tested and hardened to meet stringent temperature and vibration standards.

New to the aera 760, pilots can load departures, arrivals and instrument approach procedures (IAPs) within a flight plan, which can be wirelessly transferred to a navigator in the cockpit. Once a procedure is loaded within the aera 760, pilots have the option to view the chart or they can overlay it on the moving map. IFR enroute charts, VFR sectionals and Garmin FliteCharts® are also geo-referenced, providing optimal situational awareness. Jeppesen electronic charts are compatible with the aera 760 and give customers worldwide access to instrument approach chart information. In addition to procedures, victor airways, user-defined holds and holds over an existing navigation fix can be entered into a flight plan.

Built-in Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® allow the aera 760 to take advantage of Garmin Connext wireless connectivity inside and outside of the cockpit. When connected to Wi-Fi, pilots can easily download aviation database and software updates without the need to physically connect it to a computer. Prior to departure, pilots can also view worldwide weather information on the aera 760 when it’s connected to Wi-Fi. In the cockpit, it is capable of wirelessly connecting to select products such as the GTX™ 345 or the GDL® 52 to display the benefits of Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) traffic, Flight Information Service-Broadcast (FIS-B) weather1 , SiriusXM aviation weather2 and more via Bluetooth. Exclusive features such as TerminalTraffic™ and TargetTrend™ can also be viewed on the moving map and dedicated traffic pages.Pilots can hard-wire the aera 760’s power, audio and dual RS-232 connections to receive additional benefits. When connected to a navigator such as the GTN 650Xi/750Xi, GTN 650/750 or the GNS 430W/530W, the aera 760 can send and receive flight plan data that is entered into the navigator over a serial port so all products remain synchronized throughout the flight. It is also capable of wirelessly connecting to these navigators when paired with a Flight Stream 210/510. When connected to a NAV/COM such as the GTR 225, GNC 255 or GTR 200, frequencies and airport identifiers can also be transferred from the aera 760 to the corresponding NAV/COM. For aircraft flying in visual conditions, pilots can optionally connect the aera 760 to select autopilots to fly lateral GPS and single point vertical navigation (VNAV) guidance. For example, pilots flying in visual conditions can fly a VNAV profile from their current altitude to pattern altitude using the aera 760 fully coupled to the autopilot.

3D Vision technology displays a virtual 3D perspective view of surrounding terrain, obstacles and airports, as well as a horizontal situation indicator (HSI) that is capable of showing lateral and vertical deviation bars. When the aera 760 is panel mounted or paired with a compatible attitude source such as a GDL® 52 or GTX 345, pilots can view synthetic vision (SVX), which adds the display of back-up attitude information on the portable.

The aera 760 also features fuel price information, an E6B flight computer and weight and balance calculators. The E6B can be used prior to a flight to aid in calculating fuel burn, estimated time of arrival (ETA) and more. While in-flight, the aera 760 utilizes ground speed information to recalculate fuel burn and ETA. Helicopter operators also have access to features tailored to their unique operations, such as WireAware™ wire-strike avoidance technology. WireAware overlays power line locations and relative altitude information on the moving map and provides both aural and visual alerting when operating near power lines. With optional map data, pilots can also enter street intersections or non-aviation waypoints. GPS altitude display is offered in both mean sea level (MSL) and above ground level (AGL), so they are easier to identify relative to the aircraft flight path.

Priced at USD$1499.00.  Call or visit our team for more information on the new Garmin Aera 760.

Maxcraft Avionics is a leader in airplane and helicopter avionic system upgrades, including installation of everything from basic VHF Radios and flight instruments, all the way to sophisticated GPS, TCAS, EFIS, and glass cockpit systems. We have the largest avionics facility in Canada and over 20,000 unique part numbers in our inventory to repair your aircraft or upgrade your cockpit.

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Garmin Spring Promotions

Maxcraft is excited to announce Spring Promotions from Garmin!

From upgrading navigators, displays, transponders and more, to mail-in rebates in portables and money-saving combinations, you will be able to upgrade your avionics with ample savings through Spring. Read  more about these amazing promotion from Garmin below.

**Note all prices are in USD.

GNS to GTN Upgrade Program

From March 30, 2020 through May 29, 2020, Garmin is offering a credit toward the purchase of a new GTN 650Xi series or GTN 750Xi series touchscreen navigator with a qualifying trade-in to Garmin of a GNS 430/530 series1, GNS 4801, CNX 801 or a GNS 430W/530W series navigator1. Additionally, if you also purchase a new GTX™ 345 or GTX 335 series transponder1 and GMA™ 345/350/350c series audio panel1 on the same order, you can receive up to $2,000 in additional credit.

Trade-in Credit

GNS 430/430W series1 , GNS 4801 , CNX 801 GNS 530/530W series1
GTN 650Xi/750Xi1 $2,000 $3,000
GTN 650Xi/750Xi1 + GTX 335/3451 $3,000 $4,000
GTN 650Xi/750Xi1 + GTX 335/3451 + GMA 345/350/350c1 $4,000 $5,000

To be accepted for trade-in, the units must be functional, flightworthy and include the original installation rack and backplate.

 

G500/G600 Upgrade Program 

 

From March 30, 2020 through May 29, 2020 upgrade an original G500, G500H, or G600 display to a new G500 TXi, G500H TXi, or G600 TXi 10.6” flight display and receive a credit. This trade-in offer is only valid for 10.6” G500 TXi, G500H TXi, and G600 TXi flight displays.

You will receive a $1,500 credit toward the purchase of a new G500(H) TXi 10.6” flight display. With a qualifying G600 flight display trade-in to Garmin, you will receive a $2,250 credit toward the purchase of a new G600 TXi 10.6” flight display. Additionally, Garmin will exchange all feature enablements for the applicable G500(H) TXi/G600 TXi version at no cost if the feature enablement SD cards are returned with the original G500/G500H/G600 flight display.

GPS Navigator / GI 106B Combo

You can save over $1,000 (USD) and stay on course, with the new promotional combo with the GPS 175, GNC 355, or GNC 355A, bundled with the GI 106B course deviation indicator (CDI). With minimums as low as 200’, the GPS 175 and GNC 355 are small, all-in-one touchscreen GPS navigators, capable of WAAS GPS navigation with LPV approaches. Visualize flight plans, including departures, arrivals, instrument approaches, holding patterns and more. Wirelessly transfer flight plans, stream weather and traffic, GPS position and backup attitude via the built-in Connext® technology. The GNC 355/A also boasts a built-in 10-watt Comm radio with 25 kHz or optional 8.33 kHz channel spacing (with GNC355A), plus standby frequency monitoring and automatic frequency identification. The panel-mounted GI 106B includes a VOR/LOC/GPS needle, as well as a glideslope needle. The GI 106B features anti-reflective lenses and LED flood lighting, and is compatible with the same pinout connections as the GI 102A and GI 106A CDIs. This promotion is available from March 30, 2020 to August 30, 2020.

Mail-in Rebates

New mail-in rebates for you to save on the most popular Garmin portables products.  This offer is valid from March 30, 2020 through May 29, 2020. 

 

 

 

 

 

Call our team to find out more about these Garmin upgrade programs and rebates!

Maxcraft Avionics is a leader in airplane and helicopter avionic system upgrades, including installation of everything from basic VHF Radios and flight instruments, all the way to sophisticated GPS, TCAS, EFIS, and glass cockpit systems. We have the largest avionics facility in Canada and over 20,000 unique part numbers in our inventory to repair your aircraft or upgrade your cockpit.

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Bose Aviation Spring Special

For a limited time only, you can receive a SoundLink Mini II Special Edition Portable Speaker ($229.99 CDN value) with purchase of a Bose A20 Aviation Headset.

The SoundLink Mini II Special Edition is a little speaker with big sound and fits in the palm of your hand. It also features a built-in microphone for taking calls and makes easy wireless connections any time, anywhere.

You will receive a Free Bose SoundLink Mini II Special Edition portable speaker by purchasing a Bose A20 Headset.

This promotion is valid from March 29, 2020 to April 25th, 2020.  Call our team for more information on this offer.

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Maxcraft Avionics is a leader in airplane and helicopter avionic system upgrades, including installation of everything from basic VHF Radios and flight instruments, all the way to sophisticated GPS, TCAS, EFIS, and glass cockpit systems. We have the largest avionics facility in Canada and over 20,000 unique part numbers in our inventory to repair your aircraft or upgrade your cockpit.

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Maxcraft Response To The COVID-19 Pandemic

We are closely monitoring the very rapid developments regarding COVID-19 Pandemic.

Of course, our priority is the health and safety of our employees as well our public duty. As a federally regulated essential service, we continue to work hard to keep commercial aircraft flying.

Due to the dynamic nature of this we are constantly modifying our operations. Stay tuned to this site for up to date details.

As of March 25th

Assessment
As a provider to the critical infrastructure segment of air transportation, Maxcraft is considered an essential business. Customers aircraft we are currently working on provide air ambulance, military support, United Nations missions, and fire fighting. Our component repair division keeps aircraft flying around the world, including many in the supply chain. We understand our responsibility to support this service but also the need to look after our employees and community.

Operations
For the health and safety of our employees, customers, and community, Maxcraft Avionics is running a reduced operation.

  • We have closed our operation to the public and the door is locked.
    • If you have a legitimate requirement to visit our operation you can call ahead or ring the doorbell.
    • If you have any symptoms or concerns, please stay away to keep our team healthy.
  • Shipping will continue through the rear door but we will remain behind the counter.
    • We will not sign for any shipments.
    • In addition, we are not opening any non-critical packages for 24 hours.
  • We have put in place specific hygienic protocols.
    • High touch surfaces such as door handles, light switches, counters, etc are wiped down every day
  • We have spaced out all workstations and are practising social distancing measures to combat and slow the transmission of the virus.
  • Non-essential business travel beyond the lower mainland is suspended.
  • We have reduced our workforce where possible.
    • When able, some others are encouraged to work from home.
  • Any employees who have shown any symptoms or have been exposed to virus have been asked to self-quarantine.
  • Any employee who feels uncomfortable in our working environment can stay home.
  • Any aircraft delivered will be done so outside our hangar.
    • Maxcraft alone will transfer the aircraft inside
    • We then stand down for 24 hours before proceeding to work on the airframe
    • Any high touch surfaces will be wiped down.

In summary, Maxcraft Avionics continues to run our business to service the aviation community and is closely monitoring the World Health Organization (WHO) and local health agencies for the latest developments of guidance and protocols.

Maxcraft Avionics is a leader in airplane and helicopter avionic system upgrades, including installation of everything from basic VHF Radios and flight instruments, all the way to sophisticated GPS, TCAS, EFIS, and glass cockpit systems. We have the largest avionics facility in Canada and over 20,000 unique part numbers in our inventory to repair your aircraft or upgrade your cockpit.

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Flying Through Life – Zen Pilot offer

Flying Thru Life

Special Offer to get a Zen Pilot Zulu 3!

To help celebrate Robert DeLaurentis’ Pole to Pole flight, happening now, and his mission of oneness for humanity, from now until April 20, 2020 Lightspeed Aviation is offering a free DeLaurentis Adventure Flight Bag with your purchase of a Zen Pilot edition of the Zulu 3.

In addition, for every Zen Pilot Edition of the Zulu 3 purchase, Lightspeed will donate $100 USD to the DeLaurentis Foundation.

For a limited time, you can receive a free DeLaurentis flight bag from the Lightspeed Adventure Flight Bag Collection with your purchase of a Zen Pilot edition of the Zulu 3.

The DeLaurentis flight bag is no longer available to the public; this promotion is your last chance to access these remarkable bags.

Zen Pilot Robert DeLaurentis is on a mission to fly from one pole to another.

Robert and his team are dedicated to connecting the South Pole to the North Pole, and to connect everyone in between along the way. His vision? Uniting citizens of the world. His mission? One Planet, One People, One Plane: Oneness for Humanity.

Visit the Flying Thru Life website to learn more about Robert’s journey and track his progress across the globe.

 

 

 

Call our team for more information!

Maxcraft Avionics is a leader in airplane and helicopter avionic system upgrades, including installation of everything from basic VHF Radios and flight instruments, all the way to sophisticated GPS, TCAS, EFIS, and glass cockpit systems. We have the largest avionics facility in Canada and over 20,000 unique part numbers in our inventory to repair your aircraft or upgrade your cockpit.

 

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