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.
A Hawthorne Global Aviation Services company, ExcelAire is one of the nation's leading private jet charter firms, specializing in worldwide jet charters, aircraft management, maintenance and sales. The company maintains office and hangar space at Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP), with aircraft based throughout the Northeast and Midwest. Further information about the entire ExcelAire fleet, including downloadable photos and individual aircraft specifications, is available at ExcelAire's website, www.excelaire.com, or by calling 800-773-9235.