Gulf Coast Avionics and Pacific Coast Avionics Gain Whelen Lighting Dealerships

Rick Garcia, president and CEO, Gulf Coast Avionics and Pacific Coast Avionics announced that the companies have been appointed authorized dealers for Whelen Engineering’s full line of exterior and interior aircraft lighting products.

“Whelen is the undisputed leader in all types of exterior and interior lighting solutions for general and many business aviation aircraft,” Garcia stated. “We are extremely proud to be appointed as a dealer and to now be able to offer these outstanding products to our customers.”

Garcia said that Gulf Coast Avionics and Pacific Coast Avionics will immediately begin selling all of Whelen’s most popular lighting solutions, including Halogen lamps, strobe tubes, new-generation LED lighting, power supplies and light fixtures.

“From warbirds, to homebuilts, to helicopters, to antique/classic aircraft, to business jets, we get an incredibly diverse array of aircraft in our shops and many of our customers ask about replacing or updating their exterior and interior lighting while their aircraft are in for avionics work,” Matt Schloss, sales manager, Gulf Coast Avionics said. “Now, our trained technicians will be able to provide this added service, which will save owners time and money.

“Whether you are talking position lights, anti-collision lights, landing/taxi lights or even interior/cabin lighting: upgrading your old lights to new-generation Whelen lights will give owners greater safety, visibility and reliability,” Garcia said. “Any time pilots can see or be seen better, it improves the safety of every flight.”

Please see the Gulf Coast Avionics ( or Pacific Coast Avionics ( website for Whelen product pricing and warranty information.

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