Tanis Aircraft Products

Tanis Aircraft Products Receives STC for AgustaWestland AW119 - Installation of Tanis Heli-Preheat System

Eden Prairie, MN / June 20, 2013- Tanis Aircraft Products is proud to announce a Supplemental Type Certificate for the AgustaWestland AW119 - Installation of Tanis Preheat System.   AgustaWestland has already placed an order for (15) STC Preheat Systems; Part Number TSHAW119-2862-115; for their customer Life Flight Network.

Produced by Tanis Aircraft Products, the Heli-Preheat System increases reliability and safety of operations, reduces torque oscillation, thermal stress, spool up, and launch times.  Mounted on the aircraft, it weighs less than 7.5 pounds (3.4 kg.).  The system provides preheating to the engine, engine oil, reduction gearboxes and attached accessories, critical driveline components, main and tail rotor gearboxes, fluids, hydraulic modules, and battery.  The installation kit comes complete with required cabling, circuit protection, shore power plug and door kit.

Doug Evink, Tanis President/ CEO commented that:  “Tanis stands for the most technologically-advanced preheat systems.  Our line of preheat and protection accessories has long been an industry standard and we are the only preheat company that has received FAA approval via a Supplemental Type Certificate for preheat systems.  We are excited to be supporting the AW119 by contributing to safe operations and prolonged life of helicopter components.”

Since 1974, Tanis Aircraft Products has manufactured customized preheat and maintenance solutions for many different aircraft and helicopter applications; single, multi and turbo prop.  Tanis supports the aviation industry with products that make cold weather operations safer, prolong engine life, and help reduce your operational cost.  Tanis invests heavily in research and development and most of the company’s components and products are FAA-PMA certified.   Tanis Aircraft Products are manufactured in Glenwood, MN and it’s corporate office located in Eden Prairie, MN.

For more information, contact Tanis Aircraft Products, 14871 Pioneer Trail, Suite 200, Eden Prairie, MN 55347; call 952-224-4425 or 1-800-443-2136; www.TanisAircraft.com; email info@Tanisaircraft.com.