Aviation Design and Supply Inks Autopilot Hardware Kit Deal with EDMO Distributors

Melbourne, Florida, October 13th, 2023 – Aviation Design and Supply (ADS), an emerging player in efficiency and profitability solutions for the avionics industry, is thrilled to unveil its latest strategic partnership with EDMO Distributors. Under this collaboration, EDMO Distributors has been appointed as the exclusive reseller of ADS’s cutting-edge hardware kits, meticulously engineered to streamline the setup process for Garmin® GFC 500 and GFC 600 autopilot installations. Starting January 1st, 2024, EDMO Distributors will exclusively offer these kits to customers. Meanwhile, Garmin Autopilot installers can rest assured that they can continue to directly purchase these kits from ADS through the end of 2023, ensuring a smooth transition for existing partners and customers.

Aviation Design and Supply is rapidly establishing a reputation for its commitment to enhancing the avionics installation experience by delivering high-quality, precision-engineered solutions. The partnership with EDMO Distributors marks a significant milestone in ADS’s ongoing efforts to expand its reach and provide avionics installers with access to top-tier autopilot hardware kits. To date, ADS maintains a catalog of 67 unique kits that support 117 aircraft models.

Aviation Design and Supply’s hardware kits for the Garmin® GFC 500 and GFC 600 autopilots are a game-changer for Garmin® Dealers. These meticulously curated kits not only revolutionize the installation process but also offer avionics shops a remarkable opportunity for increased profitability. By combining the “Best Source” hardware list from the Garmin® Autopilot Installation Addendums, these kits create unparalleled efficiency. What sets them apart is that they allow avionics shops to charge the kit as a line-item cost with customizable markup, ensuring additional profitability. Furthermore, with every kit, ADS maintains full parts traceability and includes an ADS Certificate of Conformity, guaranteeing not only exceptional convenience but also the highest standards of quality assurance. This dedication to organization and quality underlines ADS’s commitment to providing Garmin® Autopilot installers with top-tier solutions that enhance safety, performance, and shop efficiency.

“We are excited to partner with EDMO Distributors, a company known for its dedication to delivering quality products and exceptional service,” said Jaramey Ham, President at Aviation Design and Supply. “This collaboration allows us to expand our market presence and offer Garmin® Dealers across the globe access to our premium autopilot hardware kits. We look forward to working closely with EDMO Distributors to ensure the aviation community has the best possible tools at their disposal.”

“We are thrilled to be the exclusive reseller of Aviation Design and Supply’s hardware kits for the Garmin® GFC 500 and GFC 600 autopilots”, said Joel Johnston, VP of Business Development at EDMO Distributors. “I think our customers are going to be blown away by the orderly convenience and the turnkey style of this autopilot installation solution. Having the STC required parts gathered together in kit form is a time and money saver that any avionics integrator will value and appreciate.”

Aviation Design and Supply’s hardware kits for the Garmin® GFC 500 and GFC 600 autopilots will be available through the ADS website until December 31st, 2023, and will be available exclusively through EDMO on January 1st, 2024. For more information about these premium products or to place an order, please visit or contact EDMO Distributors directly at [email protected].

About Aviation Design and Supply:
Aviation Design and Supply (ADS) is an emerging force in the avionics industry, dedicated to revolutionizing the way aviation enthusiasts and professionals experience their aircraft. In a remarkably short span, ADS has quickly gained recognition for its commitment to efficiency and profitability solutions. With a focus on precision, convenience, and excellence, Aviation Design and Supply is poised to make a lasting impact in the world of avionics. For more information, visit

About EDMO Distributors:
EDMO Distributors is a trusted distributor of avionics and aircraft parts, providing a wide range of products to aviation enthusiasts and professionals. With a focus on quality and customer service, EDMO Distributors is dedicated to meeting the unique needs of the aviation community. For more information, visit

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Jaramey Ham
[email protected]

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