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Commuter Air Technology Achieves King Air STC Approval in Brazil

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Commuter Air Technology Achieves King Air STC Approval in Brazil

Commuter Air Technology Achieves King Air STC Approval in Brazil

OKLAHOMA CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Commuter Air Technology (CAT), an AGC Aerospace & Defense company, announced that its Soft Touch Tires have been certified by the National Civil Aviation Agency - Brazil (Agencia Nacional de Aviacao Civil, or ANAC).

“The King Air is a versatile aircraft with a variety of commercial and military capabilities. CAT has provided support and modifications for the King Air family of aircraft for over 20 years”

“The King Air is a versatile aircraft with a variety of commercial and military capabilities. CAT has provided support and modifications for the King Air family of aircraft for over 20 years,” commented Darryl Wilkerson, President of Commuter Air Technology. “I’m pleased that we’ve added Brazil to our FAA and EASA King Air approvals so that we can start providing these enhancements to the growing Brazilian market.”

CAT has developed numerous enhancements for the King Air fleet such as unique exhaust gas extractors (EGE’s) that improve fuel efficiency, Soft Touch Tires that not only enable remote area landings but also increases the tire life, CAT Cargo Pods which expand the carrying capacity of the aircraft, and CAT High Density Light Weight interiors which allow for alternate seating configurations. All of these modifications are FAA certified.

About Commuter Air Technology

CAT focuses on delivery of certified aircraft and aircraft modifications, including performance and flight enhancements, commuter and high-density passenger systems, corporate reconfigurations, cargo conversions, and a full range of highly specialized military and special mission air operations and support. In addition to innovative performance enhancements, CAT’s services include consultation, pre-purchase inspection, engineering, and program management. CAT operates within the Integrated Defense Group of AGC Aerospace & Defense.

About AGC Aerospace & Defense

AGC Aerospace & Defense, the operating portfolio of private equity group Acorn Growth Companies, is a global supplier of technologies, systems and services that support key commercial and military programs. Capabilities within the AGC Aerospace & Defense portfolio range from financing, engineering, and integration services to manufacturing, logistics, and aircraft modifications. AGC Aerospace & Defense is organized into four operating groups: Composites, Finance, Integrated Defense, and Services.

For information: www.CommuterAir.com or www.AGCaerospace.com

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