CompAir Announces New Equipment, Continues Certification Efforts Despite Tough Economy


Comp Air Aviation says that it is on track to certify its Comp Air 12 turboprop single and that “although our efforts have slowed we are working hard to reach full certification by first quarter of 2012. We have just signed an agreement with Honeywell to equip our Comp Air 12 with one of the best and most sophisticated avionics system in the industry; the Honeywell Primus Apex avionics suite,” the company says. An intended move from Merritt Island, Florida, to Melbourne International Airport also been delayed, but “we feel confident we will open our new manufacturing facility…before the end of the year.”For kit builders, Comp Air Aviation has announced that Honeywell’s KFD 840 primary flight display and the KSN 770 digital nav/com radio will be available on the Comp Air 9. Finally, the firm’s Comp Air 11, a single-engine turboprop, “will be finished and ready for first flight by November of this year. The CA-11 has been in production for about a year now and should be ready for sale in January.”For more information, visit the company’s web site.


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