About Us

Lafayette Avionics, Inc. is a full service avionics facility, FAA Certified Repair Station #KH2R952K with Class I, II, III, limited instrument, and limited airframe ratings, that can solve your maintenance problems and help select the right avionics for you. They have an FAA Certified drug and alcohol testing program and are a member of the Aircraft Electronics Association.

Our avionics shop grew out of an airline radio repair station for Purdue Airlines in the early 1950's. We received our repair station certificate (CRS 3041) in 1962. Ron and Josh have a combined experience of more than 80 years. We are devoted to excellence and customer satisfaction. Having serviced and installed equipment in DC 9's, DC 6's, DC 3's, King Air's, plus all kinds of general aviation, warbird, and experimental aircraft, we feel we can provide the expertise needed to help you select equipment for you particular aircraft.

Ron is an instrument rated pilot with extensive experience in single and multi-engine aircraft. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University. In 2011, Ron was given the FAA Charles Taylor Award for 50 years of service in the avionics industry. Ron is Josh's father and has taught him most of what he knows. They both hold FAA Repairman certificates and FCC GROL licenses.

Josh holds an Associate's Degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology from Ivy Tech. Josh is also a pilot and an FAA Certified Airframe Mechanic. He is ASTM/NCATT Aircraft Electronics Technician certified, with Radio Communication Systems, Dependent Navigation Systems and Onboard Communication & Safety Systems endorsements.

This background of engineering, flying, and service experience combines to provide you with expert advice to update, engineer a retrofit, or install a full avionics suite for your aircraft. Lafayette Avionics represents most major avionics manufacturers including: Garmin, Appareo, Aspen, Avidyne, PS Engineering, TruTrak and many other lines too numerous to mention. We can answer your questions, technical and otherwise, about any of these brands and assist you in selecting the avionics package that is right for you. We honor all factory warranties as well as guarantee our installation work for as long as you own your aircraft.

Experience, commitment to excellence, and competitive pricing combine to assure you the best possible service at the best possible price.

Give us a call at (765) 743-3828 for information on all your avionics needs.

Email us at: josh@avionics-laf.com

Hoping we can be of service, Ron and Josh