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AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 5, 2017 – DAC INTERNATIONAL INC. (DAC), a subsidiary of Aero Precision Holdings LP, announced today that it has received a contract and purchase order for the delivery of Northrop Grumman LITEF, LCR100 Attitude Heading Reference System and DAC Manufactured Compass Control Units in support of the USAF, C-21A Avionics Modernization Program from the prime contractor Global Aviation Technologies.

The LCR-100 selected is a Gyro-compassing, north finding unit, employing state of the art Fiber Optic Gyro technology.  The LCR-100 blends inertial and satellite data to provide a hybrid navigation output.  The product is widely used on both helicopters and fixed wing aircraft.  DAC International has been representing Northrop Grumman LITEF products for over 20 years.

“We are pleased to have received this order after a thorough review by Global Aviation Technologies of the competitive products,” said Cisco Hernandez, President of DAC International.

“We value the relationship between GAT & DAC. This solution satisfies the requirements of the C-21A AUP program and ensures mission capability of the C-21A platform for the next 10-20 years,” said Woody Cottner, Vice President of Business Development for Global Aviation Technologies.

About DAC International Inc. DAC International, a subsidiary of Aero Precision Holdings LP is a worldwide distributor of avionics, test equipment, data converters and aviation supplies. The company has an FAA approved manufacturing and development facility, holding several STC’s, PMA’s and TSO’s.  Products are compliant with DO-160, MIL-STD-810C and MIL-STD-461F, containing software that meets the objectives of DO-178B, Levels A thru E.

For more information on DAC or its products and service offerings, including Esterline products, visit www.dacint.com.

 About Global Aviation

Founded in 2002 as an Engineering firm, Global Aviation Technologies has always taken special pride in our ability to provide the owners and operators of legacy aircraft real solutions that that work for them and their aircraft. Today, we continue to not only deliver cost effective solutions in Engineering, we also provide world-class Manufacturing, Kitting, Aircraft Maintenance and System Integration services. Our core values has always been and will remain to be a total company wide commitment to quality customer service that is efficient, affordable and above all fair. We are able to respond quickly to the needs of our customer’s because we remain a privately owned and operated company that is AS9100c & ISO9001:2008 Certified, FAA PMA Certified and we are an FAA Certified Repair Station # 7GTR271C. We are able to give you and your aircraft complete avionics and components upgrades, repair and service. Our FAA certified maintenance technicians are capable of performing complete Aircraft Maintenance Services that cover the entire maintenance and aircraft inspection spectrum.

For more information on Global Aviation Technologies, visit www.globalaviationtechnologies.com

 

AUSTIN, Texas, August 1, 2017 DAC INTERNATIONAL INC. (DAC), a subsidiary of Aero Precision Holdings LP, announced that its latest A-D (Analog-Digital) converter model, the GDC62, has been approved as part of an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to interface a Garmin GTN series navigator to Sperry AA-300 or Collins ALT-55 radio altimeters.

The GDC62 accepts an analog input from approved radio altimeter models and converts the signal to the ARINC 429 format, compatible with currently available Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS II) digital processors and GPS Receivers. The GDC62 eliminates the need to replace analog radio altimeters when digital-only receivers are installed.

DAC International’s GDC62 was part of a STC issued by the FAA and developed by Columbia Avionics and Aircraft Services, Inc. to allow the Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS) A function in the GTN navigator to be enabled. It includes the Cessna models 500, 550, S550, 560, and 560XL.

“By offering this cost-effective solution to the retrofit market, we are able to improve the affordability of glass cockpit upgrades,” said Cisco Hernandez, President of DAC International.

 

 About DAC International Inc.

DAC International, a subsidiary of Aero Precision Holdings LP is a worldwide distributor of avionics, test equipment, data converters and aviation supplies. The company has an FAA approved manufacturing and development facility, holding several STC’s, PMA’s and TSO’s.  Products are compliant with DO-160, MIL-STD-810C and MIL-STD-461F, containing software that meets the objectives of DO-178B, Levels A thru E.

For more information on DAC or its products and service offerings, including Esterline products, visit www.dacint.com.

 About Columbia Avionics and Aircraft Services, Inc.

Columbia Avionics & Aircraft Services, Inc. is located in Columbia, MO and has extensive experience modifying Citation aircraft with modern avionics equipment. The company also provides full airframe maintenance services. Columbia Avionics & Aircraft Services hold numerous STC’s for including TCAS II, EFIS, GTN navigators and various other systems. For more information about our capabilities please contact Columbia Avionics & Aircraft Services, Inc. at 573-874-4141 or visit www.columbiaavionics.com.

 

 

AUSTIN, Texas, June 30, 2017- DAC INTERNATIONAL INC. (DAC), a subsidiary of Aero Precision Holdings LP, announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Thommen Aircraft Equipment Ltd. to promote and sale its products.

Thommen Aircraft Equipment Ltd. is a world-leading manufacturer of Mission Equipment, Displays, Air Data Displays, Air Data Computers, Digital Clocks and Chronographs for Helicopters, Fixed Wing Aircraft & UAV’s.

“We are proud to add Thommen products to our aftermarket support programs and the ability to distribute these products to our current customers” said Cisco Hernandez, President of DAC International.

“The distribution agreement between Thommen and DAC International opens new opportunities for Thommen to deliver products worldwide,” said Sebastian Sattler, Director of Business Development for Thommen Aircraft Equipment Ltd.

About DAC International Inc. DAC International, a subsidiary of Aero Precision Holdings LP is a worldwide distributor of avionics, test equipment, data converters and aviation supplies. The company has an FAA approved manufacturing and development facility, holding several STC’s, PMA’s and TSO’s.  Products are compliant with DO-160, MIL-STD-810C and MIL-STD-461F, containing software that meets the objectives of DO-178B, Levels A thru E.

For more information on DAC or its products and service offerings, including Esterline products, visit www.dacint.com.

 About THOMMEN AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT Ltd.  based in Muttenz, Switzerland, is an important manufacturer of customized aircraft instruments, high intensity Helicopter Searchlights, Mission Equipment and Displays, Air Data Displays and Air Data Computers, Digital Clocks and Chronographs for Helicopters, Fixed Wing Aircraft & UAV. THOMMEN also offers superior aviation qualified Flashlights.

THOMMEN maintains all the quality Approvals and Certifications and their equipment and systems is manufactured according to the EN 9100:2009 / AS 9100 Rev. C – Quality Management System Aviation Certificate, EASA Part-21 G – Production Organization Approval Certificate, EASA Part-145 Maintenance Organization Approval Certificate and the EASA Part-21 O Capability for Design – the ETSO Authorization.

Additional company information is available at: www.thommen.aero.com

AUSTIN, Texas, June 26, 2017 –DAC INTERNATIONAL INC. (DAC), a subsidiary of Aero Precision Holdings LP, announced today that it has received a Supplemental Type Certificate for the Avionik Straubing Dual Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV) Vertical Navigation(VNAV) Converter for the Cessna 525 Citation Jet 1/2/3. The STC includes the C525, 525A and 525B models.

The LPV Converter was developed for all Cessna Citation Jets which are either equipped with the legacy Honeywell SPZ5000 System or with Proline21 without the capability to display Glideslope information on the Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS) (EHSI/PFD) and consequently where LPV approaches are not possible.

There is also an EASA STC with the same capability available.

About DAC International Inc. DAC International, a subsidiary of Aero Precision Holdings LP is a worldwide distributor of avionics, test equipment, data converters and aviation supplies. The company has an FAA approved manufacturing and development facility, holding several STC’s, PMA’s and TSO’s. Products are compliant with DO-160, MIL-STD-810C and MIL­STD-461F, containing software that meets the objectives of DO-178B, Levels A thru E. For more information on DAC or its products and service offerings, visit www.dacint.com.

About Avionik Straubing

Founded in 1977, AVIONIK STRAUBING Vertriebs- und Service GmbH has been operating at the airport Straubing-Wallmuehle as a certified maintenance and repair station. Our licensing includes PART 145 (EASA- Authorization No. DE.145.0010) and FAA certification (FAA-Certification No. AQQY020K) and is the basis for servicing the complete general aviation up to the executive and business sector. The extent of PART 145 activities is manifested in the capability list and comprises A1, A2, A3 and A4 airplanes and helicopters as well as their instruments according to category C2, C3, C5 and C 13. For more information on Avionik Straubing or its products and service offerings, visit www.avionik.de

AUSTIN, Texas, June 19, 2017 – DAC INTERNATIONAL INC. (DAC), a subsidiary of Aero Precision Holdings LP, announced today that it has received Canadian Acceptance of Supplemental Type Certificate for the Esterline CMA-6800 Display for the Sikorsky S76B/C Helicopter. The STC includes the S76C+ and S76C++ models.

“The product provides many benefits as a form fit function replacement for the Honeywell ED-800 product line” said DAC International’s President Cisco Hernandez. “We believe the CMA-6800 offers our customers a simple replacement solution for the aging ED-800’s on many of the S76 platforms worldwide. This will save substantial weight thus reducing operating costs and further extending the life of their existing cockpits.”

The CMA-6800 Electronic Display System was designed to replace the legacy Honeywell ED-800 Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) displays. In addition, DAC holds an AML STC that includes the Hawker 800/800xp/1000, Bombardier’s Challenger 601-3A/3R, Dash 8-100/200/300 and 415 Superscooper, Cessna Citation 650, Dassault Falcon 900, Fokker 50 and the Gulfstream III.

About DAC International Inc. DAC International, a subsidiary of Aero Precision Holdings LP, is a worldwide distributor of avionics, test equipment, data converters and aviation supplies. The company has an FAA approved manufacturing and development facility, holding several STC’s, PMA’s and TSO’s.  Products are compliant with DO-160, MIL-STD-810C and MIL-STD-461F, containing software that meets the objectives of DO-178B, Levels A thru E.

For more information on DAC or its products and service offerings, including Esterline products, visit www.dacint.com.

About Esterline Avionics Systems Esterline Avionics Systems has achieved an international reputation for innovation and excellence in the design and manufacture of electronics products for the military and commercial aviation markets its focus is on delivering innovative cockpit systems integration, avionics and display solutions to its customers worldwide. Esterline Corporation (NYSE:ESL), is a specialized aerospace and defense company headquartered in Bellevue, WA, that employs over 13,000 people worldwide. www.esterline.com/avionicssystems

 

 

 

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AUSTIN, Texas, June 8, 2017 DAC INTERNATIONAL INC. (DAC), a subsidiary of Aero Precision Holdings LP, announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with RDDS Avionics Limited to promote and sale of its products.

“RDDS’ new SENSE Full HD Touchscreen displays present the best in mission surveillance capability while coupling with a cost effective solution.” said DAC International’s President Cisco Hernandez. “We believe that RDDS‘s deep understanding of airborne surveillance requirements and experience will allow us to deliver a cost effective solution to our customers.”

“The distribution agreement between RDDS Avionics Ltd. and DAC International,” says RDDS General Manager, Andrew Stowe, “opens new opportunities for RDDS to deliver the results of over two decades of airborne surveillance innovation, with the introduction of our new SENSE Full HD Touchscreen mission displays, to surveillance operators throughout North America and Canada”. We carefully selected DAC International as our Distributor based on their years of experience in distribution and special market avionics systems, as well as their professional approach to Sales and market support. We are very excited to work with the team at DAC and look forward to opening many new opportunities in the region.

About DAC International Inc. DAC International, a subsidiary of Aero Precision Holdings LP is a worldwide distributor of avionics, test equipment, data converters and aviation supplies. The company has an FAA approved manufacturing and development facility, holding several STC’s, PMA’s and TSO’s.  Products are compliant with DO-160, MIL-STD-810C and MIL-STD-461F, containing software that meets the objectives of DO-178B, Levels A thru E.

For more information on DAC or its products and service offerings, including Esterline products, visit www.dacint.com.

About RDDS Avionics Ltd. RDDS Avionics Ltd., based in the U.K., is a recognized thought-leader in airborne surveillance mission solutions. RDDS’ expertise in integrating avionics displays with advanced radars and sensors has earned it a reputation for innovation and quality. RDDS continues to introduce new avionics products for the aviation industry including mission-critical multifunction displays, mission computing hardware and software and other advanced designs for specific mission applications. For more information on RDDS’ full range of products and services, please visit www.rdds.co.uk