Kelly Aerospace provides the VR286, VR382, and VR392 voltage regulators in kit form to make the upgrade on your piston twins simple and affordable. Price of the kits is only slightly higher than the cost to replace just one old style Lamar unit.
For more information visit www.kellyaerospace.com.
The solar-powered ventilator (SPV) from Tanis Aircraft Services exhausts hot air from your parked aircraft. The SPV fits easily in the aircaft’s pilot window, forming a weather-tight seal that is as secure as a closed pilot window. By introducing fresh, cooler air into the cockpit, the SPV protects avionics, instruments, and the interior from heat damage. The solar pad can supply power to cell phones, GPS, hand-held transceivers, or computers. For more information call (800) 443-2136 or visit www.tanisaircraft.com.
AIRFLEX Seat Cushioning
Chestnut Ridge Foam offers AIRFLEX fire-resistant seat cushioning. It is cut to shape and eliminates expensive fireblocking fabrics. AIRFLEX is internal fire testing certified to FAR 25.853 (a) and (c), including TSO-C72c flotation testing. Features include weight reduction, variation in firmness to optimize comfort, durability, and support, and elimination of secondary and costly fire barrier fabrics. For more information call (800) 234-2734 or visit www.chestnutridgefoam.com.
Epocast 1629-A/B Syntactic
Epocast 1629-A/B ultra-low density, self-extinguishing syntactic from Huntsman Advanced Materials is formulated with non-brominated flame retardants for edge-reinforcing honeycomb structures used in aircraft interiors. It contains non-brominated flame retardants and is self-extinguishing. The ultra-low density epoxy is easy to mix, 2:1 resin/hardener ratio. It cures at room-temperature or 125 F (52 C). For more information visit www.huntsman.com or call (800) 817-8260.
Aircraft Parts & Equipment
Worldwide Helicopter Solutions offers sales and consignment of new, used, and surplus parts and equipment for helicopters and airplanes, including avionics, instruments, airframe, and powerplant parts and rotables.
For more information visit www.worldwidehelicoptersolutions.com.
Advanced Composite Structures offers composite repairs on main and tail rotor blades, panels, cowlings, fairings, ailerons, elevators, and propeller spinners. Besides composite manufacturing, it offers expanded repair design, exchange pool inventory, and in-house R&D. For more information visit www.acs-composites.com.
Janitrol Factory Rebuilt Heater
Kelly Aerospace offers both OEM new and rebuilt Janitrol heaters.
For more information visit www.kellyaerospace.com.
Seal Dynamics is dedicated to the manufacturing and distribution of FAA PMA/STC and JAA approved parts as well as other mechanical and electrical-mechanical components in the global aviation industry. Following AD 2005-03-02, it developed a kit with all the necessary hardware to ensure that the passenger cabin’s minimum allowable height for safe evacuation is preserved by securing the overhead ducts. The kit is a low-cost alternative to the OEM kit and is easy to install. For more information visit www.sealdynamics.com or call (800) 344-8724.
Aircraft Combustion Heater
C&D Associates manufactures aircraft combustion heaters. It offers FAA direct replacement and upgrade kits for all general aviation aircraft. Features include 2,000-hour TBO, four-year-2,000-hour warranty, electronic temperature controls, and high Btu rating for more heat. For more information visit www.aircraftheater.com or call (269) 695-7469.
Composite Repair Materials
Heatcon Composite Systems offers aircraft on ground (A.O.G.) priority service for composite repair materials. If the material you need is in stock, it will be on its way to your facility the same day if ordered by 11 a.m. PST. International AOG priority shipments are subject to space availability on the next flight out. The use of a customs broker is recommended to avoid delays. For more information visit www.heatcon.com.
Auto-Transformer Rectifier Units
Crane Aerospace & Electronics’ line of auto-transformer rectifier units provides affordable, efficient, lightweight, and reliable conversion, while meeting today’s power quality requirements. The units are 85 to 95 percent efficient and are rated from 1 to 200 kw. They feature non-isolated power conversion and are compatible with dynamic/pulsating loads. Forced, fan, cold plate, and liquid cooling options are available. For more information call (425) 743-8392 or visit www.craneaerospace.com.
Commuter Air Technology offers cost-efficient CATPASS enhancements that include exhaust gas extractors, wilderness tires, cargo pods, high density seating, and zero fuel weight increase kit. Benefits include higher performance, improved reliability, lower operating cost, increased space for passengers and luggage, and smoother taxi, take-offs, and landings. For more information visit www.commuterair.com.
Parts and Accessories
B&S Aircraft Parts & Accessories offers more than 40 years overhaul and repair experience. B&S specializes in fuel systems, starter generators, GCUs, inverters, and de-icing equipment. With its trained and experienced staff, it is an FAA authorized repair station (Class I, II, III) for many OEMs For more information visit www.bsaircraft.com or call (800) 835-2962.
Blended Winglet System
Aviation Partners Inc. and The Boeing Co. formed a joint venture company, Aviation Partners Boeing, in 1999 to further expand the concept and development of the high-aspect Blended Winglet System for all Boeing Aircraft. Benefits of the system include lower block fuel, reduced engine maintenance cost, permanent fuel price hedge, increased payload/range capacity, higher aircraft residual value, and lower emissions. For more information visit www.aviationpartnersboeing.com or call (800) 946-4538.
Flap Motors,Gearboxes, and Actuators
Kelly Aerospace offers a wide variety of Beech application flap actuators, from the Bonanza up to and including the “1900” series aircraft all in stock. It also overhauls and repairs a wide variety of both Beech and Cessna flap motors and gearboxes, along with a wide variety of flight control and trim actuators for many Cessna and Beech applications. For more information visit www.kellyaerospace.com.
The main landing gear wheel bolt, VFP401, from McKechnie Aerospace Aftermarket Group is an approved replacement part for the Bendix/Allied Signal Part No. 2602540.
For more information visit www.mckaero.com.
Jet Parts Inc. is a supplier of most rotable spares for Falcon, Gulfstream, and Hawker series aircraft. It also offers exchanges, outright sales, and live AOG service 24/7. Jet Parts stocks more than 30,000 line items and provides OEM tags with most parts. For more information visit www.jetpartsinc.com or call (800) 367-7787.
Derco Repair Services provides a full range of MRO services and has a state-of-the-art FAA Part 145, EASA, CAAC licensed repair facility. Derco offers component management, engineering services, QEC overhaul, and repair and overhaul on mechanical, hydraulic, electro-mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic parts and systems. For more information visit www.dercoaerospace.com.
Composite Swing-Arm Strain Relief Backshell
The Glenair Composite Swing- Arm EMI/RFI Strain Relief Backshell from A.E. Petsche features an adjustable cable entry to make any part number become a straight, 45- or 90-degree part. The adjustable cable entry reduces the selection of parts. Other features include a 40 percent weight savings over aluminum, inherent shock and vibration dampening, flame resistance, chemical resistance, corrosion protection, high temperature tolerance, reduced magnetic and acoustic signatures (stealth), and it accepts plating for EMI/RFI protection. For more information visit www.aepetsche.com.
Polyurethane Protective Boots
3M Aerospace’s polyurethane protective boots for main landing gear struts replace labor-intensive removal and reapplication of the primer and paint topcoat during mandated maintenance. It protects the structure from erosion and abrasion damage. Other features include quick and easy to install self-adhesive boots, reduced exposure to and disposal of hazardous materials, increased productivity, and decreased maintenance cycle time. For more information call (800) 235-2376 or visit www.3m.com/aerospace.
LED Anti-Collision Beacon
Whelen Engineering Co. has received STC approval for its Model 70900 Series LED anti-collision beacon. This STC approval will allow replacement of existing rotating beacons, self-contained strobes and halogen flashers without the need for field approvals. Its one-piece construction makes it less susceptible to environmental or chemical breakdown. Average current draw is 0.42 amps at 28 volts, and .85 amps at 14 volts. It has a three-year unlimited warranty. For more information visit www.whelen.com.
Starter Generator Rotables
StarterGenerator.com is an independent global stocking distributor of aircraft starter generator rotables and expendable replacement parts. It serves corporate/business aviation, general aviation, commuter/ regional airline, and helicopter markets. It is an authorized distributor for Aircraft Parts Corp. (APC). For more information call (281) 298-9779 or visit www.startergenerator.com.
Instruments & Accessories
AVGROUP is a stocking distributor of accessories, instruments, and avionics for turbine-powered, corporate-class aircraft. It has a repair station (FAA/EASA) to service units from all major avionics lines. AVGROUP offers 24/7 AOG service. For more information call (800) 458-6177 or visit www.jetparts.com.
The A3579-000 from CRS Jet Spares is a STC/PMA approved generator applicable to Lear 35/36/55 aircraft. The generator features 3,000-hour TBO, drop-in replacement, no harmonics noise or rumble, and true 400 amps at ground level operation. CRS offers a two-year factory warranty. For more information visit www.crsjetspares.com or email email@example.com.
Dry Air Pumps
Rapco dry air pumps now have an inspection port. The port is easily accessible on the top of the pump and features the Smart Stick, a go-no go gauge that helps determine pump life. Benefits include longer life and lower cost. Rapco offers technical support and a worldwide distribution network. For more information call (800) 527-2726 or visit www.rapco-rfs.com.
Rivetless Nut Plate
Textron Fastening Systems developed the Cherry rivetless nut plate, an aerospace fastener for aluminum structures that reduces installation time by as much as three minutes over riveted nut plates. It expands as it is installed through a single, drill-quality hole and features a retainer that does not require flaring to meet NASM25027 torque-out and push-out requirements. For more information visit www.textronfasteningsystems.com.
Benedict-Miller offers in-house annealing and on-site lab inspection of AQ sheet plate and precision close-to-net shape parts eliminating expensive secondary machining operations.
For more information visit www.benedict-miller.com.