RONKONKOMA, NY -- (Marketwire - Dec 4, 2012) - Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announced that it was selected as an authorized Honeywell Avionics dealer, providing installation, sales and service for a full range of Honeywell Avionics products at its FBO and Part 145 repair station located at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip, NY.
As an authorized Honeywell Avionics dealer, Hawthorne offers a range of avionics installation and maintenance services for private jets. Its first installation, under the deal, was a Honeywell AIS-2000 satellite TV system on a GV private jet. Hawthorne also provides installation for the HD 710 integrated wired and wireless communications systems for high speed Internet connectivity anywhere in the world, cabin management system (CMS) upgrades, and many other services. As part of the authorized dealership, the Hawthorne team will receive specialized Honeywell Avionics training.
"We are excited to be part of the Honeywell Authorized Dealer network to install and support its industry-leading products," said Bob Franco, Avionics Manager for Hawthorne.
According to David Rimmer, President of ExcelAire, a Hawthorne company based at Long Island MacArthur Airport, "With our heritage in aircraft maintenance, Honeywell's selection of Hawthorne as an authorized dealer further solidifies our position as a world-class private jet service provider and further expands our capabilities."
About Hawthorne Global Aviation Services
Hawthorne Global Aviation Services is a premier provider of general aviation services, with a rich history in the industry dating back to 1932. For more information, please visit www.hawthorne.aero.
Hawthorne plans to begin construction on the FBO at Chicago Executive Airport immediately, with plans for completion in 2014.
ExcelAire, one of the nation's leading private jet charter and aircraft management companies, has a fleet of more than 20 jets.