AutoPower® STC’d on the Hawker 900/850/800 and 750 Aircraft
White Plains, NY (Wednesday April 18, 2012) — Safe Flight Instrument Corporation of White Plains, NY, announced that West Star Aviation has received FAA Supplemental Certification of Safe Flight’s Automatic Throttle System, AutoPower® for the Hawker Beechcraft Hawker 900/850/800/750 Business Jets.
The AutoPower® System is available now for installation through West Star Aviation. “We are excited about this partnership with Safe Flight which will provide Hawker customers a highly anticipated Automatic Throttle System. This is a full authority system with takeoff to touchdown capabilities, a system that will add value by bolstering the performance and safety of the Hawker 800 Series aircraft”, said Rick Brainard, Vice President of Sales of the Grand Junction, Colorado based West Star Aviation.
Since pioneering AutoPower® more than 50 years ago, Safe Flight has demonstrated unprecedented reliability on more than 9,000 corporate, commercial and military aircraft. Safe Flight Instrument Corporation, a leader in aviation safety and flight performance systems, was founded in 1946. Headquartered in White Plains, NY, the company pioneered the development of Stall Warning and Angle of Attack, Automatic Throttle Systems, Wind Shear Warning, and many other innovations in aircraft instrumentation, flight performance, and control systems for fixed- and rotary-winged aircraft. Safe Flight products are installed on over two-thirds of the world’s aircraft – in the general aviation, commercial, and military sectors.
In addition to its facilities in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; Columbia, SC; and Dallas, TX, West Star Aviation runs the maintenance operations at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO and at Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield, MO. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its newly remodeled East Alton and Grand Junction facilities. West Star Aviation, Inc. is an industry leader in technical experience and expertise while providing world-class customer services in all the organization’s divisions. For more information visit www.weststaraviation.com or call 800-922-2421.