Log in to use our free company, program and sector update tracker feature.
 

Front page

FIKI approved for Beechcraft G36 Bonanza

Finally, Beechcraft G36 Bonanza pilots can fly with the peace of mind that comes with having ice protection. The FAA has awarded a new Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the G36 to CAV Ice Protection in Salina, KS for its Flight Into Known Icing (FIKI) TKS Ice Protection System.

"We have been working toward obtaining FIKI approval for the G36 for a while and, with more than 300 other Bonanza aircraft previously flying with the TKS Ice Protection System, we have already integrated the work into our routine installation schedules," said Kevin Hawley, president of CAV Ice Protection.

The TKS Ice Protection System sends TKS, an ethylene glycol-based fluid, through laser-drilled titanium panels installed on the leading edges of the wings and horizontal and vertical stabilizers. A slinger ring on the propeller and a spray bar for the windshield also exude the fluid to protect those surfaces from ice buildup. A full tank of liquid provides 2.5 hours of continuous ice protection for the Beechcraft G36, and the system can be turned off and on as needed. The system adds 51 pounds empty and 115.4 pounds with a full tank of fluid.

Press release issued by CAV Ice Protection on April 11, 2011

 

 Contact details from our directory:
CAV Ice Protection Ice Protection/Prevention Equipment

 

 Related directory sectors:
Mechanical Components

Enhanced listings:


EWI
The leading engineering technology organization in North America dedicated to developing, testing and implementing manufacturing technologies for industry.

Dymax Corporation
A leading manufacturer of advanced light-curable adhesives, maskants, coatings, oligomers, light-curing equipment, and fluid dispense systems.

ESPEC North America Inc. | Qualmark
Qualmark is your industry leading manufacturer and partner for accelerated reliability testing, HALT and HASS, for all commercial and defense avionics.

Attwater Group
Attwater are manufacturers and machinists of thermoset, high pressure composite sheets to recognised international standards.

Oerlikon Balzers AG
Oerlikon Balzers is one of the world’s leading suppliers of surface technologies

See our advertising tariff.

 

8
data pages remaining in monthly quota for non-subscribers

© Airframer Limited, operated under licence by Stansted News Limited 2018. Terms & Conditions of reading. Privacy policy