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Mid-Continent Innovates Its Way Through AEA 2022

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics and True Blue Power 
AEA Convention 2022 Booth #301

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics Adds 5 New Digital Instruments 
to Flex ® Product Line

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics unveiled five, new 2-inch digital instruments at the annual AEA International Convention and Trade Show. The company’s Flex ® product line now includes digital Counter Drum Encoding Altimeters, Airspeed Indicators, GPS Clocks, Battery ACUs, and Attitude Indicators.

Flex ® Digital Counter Drum Encoding Altimeter ($5,500)
Certified to 55,000 feet (16.8 kilometers) AGL with user-selectable functions: Vertical Speed Indication, 6-second Vertical Trend, Altitude Target, Approach Minimums Alert, and Barometric Setting (millibars, hectopascals, or inches of mercury).

Flex ® Digital Airspeed Indicator ($5,500)

Hybrid readout and configurable range markings eliminate extra time and cost of mechanical range markings. Ground Speed and True Air Speed can be displayed with external ARINC input. Features include user-selectable Mach number and a configurable dynamic MMO barber pole indicator.

Flex ® Digital GPS Clock ($3,990)

Nine functions: Local Time, UTC/Zulu Time, Run Timer, Flight Timer, Countdown Timer, Stopwatch, Time to Waypoint, Hobbs, and Date. Sync with a GPS source, output time to external equipment, and provide Estimated Time to your next waypoint.

Flex ® Digital Battery ACU ($2,500)

Monitor and display True Blue Power ® Gen5 lithium-ion battery parameters: Battery Status, State of Charge, State of Health, Volts, Amps, Temperature, Remaining Life, and Fault Data.
Flex ® Digital Attitude Indicator
Attitude, slip and heading via optional MD32 magnetometer. (Available Q4 2022)
All Flex ® 2-inch digital instruments feature smooth, daylight-readable LCD graphics and a simple user interface. Certified to the highest aviation standards, all units are backed by a 2-year warranty and industry-leading product support.
The Flex ® 2-inch Digital Instruments will be on display in the Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics and True Blue Power booth #301 throughout the AEA International Convention and Trade Show, March 28 – 31 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Interesting facts about True Blue Power and Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics

  • True Blue Power, a division of Mid-Continent Instrument Co., Inc. (dba Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics), specializes in the design and manufacturing of electrical power solutions for the global aerospace industry, including USB and wireless chargers, power conversion products, emergency power supplies, and advanced lithium-ion batteries.
  • True Blue Power is the first company in the world to engineer and certify lithium-ion batteries for aviation.
  • True Blue Power lithium-ion aircraft batteries are backed by 300,000 flight hours on more than 900 aircraft, 8 airframe certifications, and 10 STCs over the last decade.
  • The Quality Management System of our Wichita, Kansas manufacturing facility is AS9100D and ISO9001:2015 certified.
  • Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics manufactures more than 25,000 new units each year.
  • Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics overhauls, exchanges and repairs more than 15,000 units each year.
  • Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics has the expertise to overhaul more than 6,000 different products.
  • Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics’ SAM ® MD302 Standby Attitude Module is FAA STC approved on 500+ aircraft models.
  • Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics is an Authorized Service Center for: Axnes, BendixKing, Kannad Aviation, Trig Avionics Limited, United Instruments, Inc.
  • Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics is an Authorized Warranty Service Center for: Axnes, BendixKing, Kannad Aviation, Trig Avionics Limited.
  • Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics was a BendixKing Repair Partner of the Year.
  • Online ordering is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, through a user-friendly website at www.mcico.com.
  • View True Blue Power and Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics product and service videos on the Mid-Continent YouTube channel.

About True Blue Power

True Blue Power, a division of Mid-Continent Instrument Co., Inc., specializes in the design and manufacturing of electrical power solutions for the global aerospace industry. This includes USB and wireless chargers, power conversion products, emergency power
supplies, and advanced lithium-ion batteries. Select products feature proprietary NanoPhosphate ® lithium-ion battery technology, which offers stable chemistry, faster charging, consistent output, excellent cycle life and lower total cost of ownership. This translates into smaller, lighter products that are less than half the size and weight of existing battery solutions. True Blue Power supports business, commercial, defense, special mission, UAV, all-electric, hybrid-electric and eVTOL aircraft.
For more information, visit www.truebluepowerusa.com


About Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics provides superior instruments, avionics and power solutions to the global aerospace industry. Our expertise transcends 5 decades, manufacturing safe and certified products through the deployment of innovative technologies and development of sophisticated, clean-sheet designs. The Quality Management System of our Wichita, Kansas manufacturing facility is AS9100D and ISO9001:2015 certified. We operate one of the largest maintenance, overhaul and exchange programs in the world and proudly support customers in general, business and commercial aviation, UAVs, defense and special missions markets.
For more information, visit www.mcico.com


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