January 24, 2018

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Gary Jet Center Opens Avionics Shop, Becomes Garmin Dealer 

GARY, IN – Gary Jet Center (GJC) is proud to announce the addition of avionics services within their Part 145 FAA Maintenance Repair Station. To meet the growing customer demand for expanded maintenance services, GJC put together an avionics team headed by Victor Gonzales, and secured a dealership with Garmin to provide the most comprehensive list of avionics solutions.

Victor brings to Gary Jet Center more than 30 years of avionics experience on a diverse fleet of aircraft, ranging from GA, corporate jets and rotorcraft. “The addition of Victor Gonzales to the GJC team fulfills a long term strategy for our company,” said Cruz Rosales, Director of Maintenance for Gary Jet Center. “Offering avionics services is a tremendous addition to the wide range of maintenance services we have been providing to our customers for the last 27 years.”

As an authorized Garmin dealer, Gary Jet Center’s avionics team will be utilizing the latest test equipment to provide a variety of avionics upgrades, modifications and completions.  From simple installation to a full glass cockpit upgrade, including the mandated ADS-B solutions, Gary Jet Center is thrilled to offer Garmin products to our customers. 

Gary Jet, is an aviation services company based at the Gary/Chicago International Airport, located 25 minutes from downtown Chicago. A family-owned and operated company, the Gary Jet Center holds two Part 145 Maintenance certificates. Additionally, GJC provides fixed base operations to a variety of corporate and general aviation, aircraft management services to over a dozen aircraft owners and Part 135 Charter operations. With over 110,000 sq. ft. of hangar space and a consistent focus on exceptional customer service, Gary Jet Center is poised to accommodate and service the corporate jet market in the Chicagoland area.

Garmin’s aviation business segment is a leading provider of solutions to OEM, aftermarket, military and government customers. Garmin’s portfolio includes navigation, communication, flight control, hazard avoidance, an expansive suite of ADS-B solutions and other products and services that are known for innovation, reliability, and value. For more information about Garmin’s full line of avionics, go to