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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Treasure Coast Avionics Founder Dies

Lawrence Holland, the founder of avionics repair company Treasure Coast Avionics, passed away last week after a long illness. He was was 69.

Holland had been in the aviation industry for nearly five decades, starting his career in 1964 with Bevan Rabell in Wichita, Kan. He also managed an avionics shop in Savannah, Ga., and worked as a field service technical representative for EdoAire Mitchell radios and autopilots in Valdosta, Ga., before establishing Treasure Coast Avionics in 1990. Some of the highlights of his career in avionics include working on the LoPresti Swift Fury, designing accessories such as dimmers and audio interface boxes for many experimental aircraft, working on the Micco Aircraft avionics design and working on avionics in antique aircraft.

Treasure Coast Avionics, located at St. Lucie County International Airport in Fort Pierce, Fla., specializes in the installation and maintenance of avionics for general aviation aircraft, including experimental and light sport aircraft.

Holland's daughter, Cathy, is now the owner of the company. For more information, visit http://treasurecoastavionics.com/

 

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