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FAA Awards Nextant Aerospace True Blue PowerTM Lithium-ion Battery Installation STC for Beechjet 400A and Hawker 400XP

Nextant Aerospace’s engineering department achieves another milestone by receiving its 25th STC from FAA for True Blue PowerTM model TS835 Emergency Power Supply

CLEVELAND, OHIO, July 18, 2018 – Nextant Aerospace, builders of the 400XTi, G90XT, remanufactured aircraft, and Challenger 604XT upgrade, is pleased to announce it has received a new Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installation of a True Blue PowerTM Lithium-ion emergency power supply as a direct replacement for the existing 24 VDC sealed lead-acid battery on Textron Aviation model 400A and 400T, more commonly known as the Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP.

“We are proud to reach this STC milestone, and even more delighted to be able to offer this replacement option to Beechjet and Nextant aircraft owners,” stated Derek Morris, Nextant Aerospace Engineering Manager. “The installation of the True Blue PowerTM model is a great solution that does not require any wiring changes, so it is an easy change-out and can reduce down time for scheduled maintenance.”

The TS835 True Blue PowerTM model features the most sophisticated Nanophosphate® Lithium-ion cell chemistry available. It automatically provides 24.5 VDC power for critical or standby equipment in the event of aircraft power failure. Additional benefits include integrated 3.0-5.5 VDC adjustable output, significantly lighter weight, reduced maintenance costs and an improved 10-year life expectancy.

About Nextant Aerospace

Nextant’s pioneering process for the remanufacturing of business jets is now recognized as an established technical and commercial success worldwide. Their first aircraft, the 400XTi, has posted sales of 70 aircraft in 13 countries. Building on that success, Nextant launched its first turboprop, the G90XT, and has now entered the large cabin category with the introduction of the 604XT. By utilizing advanced modernization techniques in the areas of avionics, power plant and structural/aerodynamic technology, Nextant offers best in class performance and comfort at a fraction of the cost of competitive aircraft.

Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Nextant is the recipient of the Laureate Award for leadership in the field of Business Aviation. For more information visit www.nextantaerospace.com, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @nextantaero or join us on Linkedin.

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Marianne Parkinson
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