Wed, Oct 12, 2011
Approvals Run From Boeing 737s To MD-900 Helos
Concorde has received STC and PMA approvals for ATR 42/72
Series, Boeing 737-600, -700, -800, -900 Series, Bombardier
DHC-8-100, -200, -300, -400 Series, Embraer EMB-500 (Phenom 100),
MD Helicopters MD-900, and FAA-PMA approval for Learjet 40/45
The company says it is offering a “Premium Option”
of batteries that have passed rigorous TSO C-173 testing for duty
cycle, electrical performance, temperature extremes,
shock/vibration and environmental requirements with the benefit of
maintenance free, recombinant gas (RG), sealed lead acid, absorbent
glass mat (AGM) technology.
- ATR 42 Series: ATR 72 Series, STC No. ST03930AT has been FAA
approved to replace the nickel-cadmium main battery with
Concorde’s TSO approved RG-380E/44 (OE on many corporate
aircraft) and the nickel-cadmium emergency battery with
Concorde’s TSO approved RG-42. FAA-PMA Approved Supplement
- Boeing 737-600, -700, -800, -900 Series, STC No. ST03932AT is
FAA approved to replace the nickel-cadmium emergency power and APU
batteries with Concorde’s TSO approved RG-380E/60B. FAA-PMA
Approved Supplement No. 96.
- Bombardier DHC-8-100, 200, 300, 400 Series, STC No. ST01643WI
is FAA approved to replace original equipment nickel-cadmium
batteries with Concorde’s TSO approved RG-380E/44 and
RG-380E/60L. The STC allows for the replacement of the main
battery, auxiliary battery or standby battery, a mixture of the
batteries or all of the batteries. FAA-PMA Approved Supplement No.
- Embraer EMB: 500 (Phenom 100), STC No. SA01633WI is FAA
approved for Concorde’s TSO approved RG-390E (OE on many
corporate aircraft) to replace original equipment lead acid
batteries #1 and #2. FAA-PMA Approved Supplement No. 94.
- Learjet 40/45: Global Aviation Technologies’ STC No.
ST01639WI is FAA approved to replace the emergency battery with
Concorde’s TSO approved RG-145-2. RG-145-2 was developed at
the request of Global Aviation Technologies as a higher capacity
heated battery option. FAA-PMA Approved Supplement No. 93.
- MD Helicopters: MD-900 STC No. SR03895AT is FAA approved to
replace the nickel-cadmium main battery with Concorde’s TSO
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