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AERO PRECISION UPGRADING ROYAL NETHERLANDS AIR FORCE C-130H A/C WITH THE CRANE MARK IV ANTI SKID BRAKING SYSTEM

Livermore, Calif., 16 September, 2013 - Aero Precision, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today the Royal Netherlands Air Force will be the launch customer for the Crane Aerospace/Hydro-Aire (Crane) Mark IV Antiskid System. Sebnem Flores, Director of Sales Europe at Aero Precision stated, “We are excited that one of our most valued customers is the first international operator to upgrade their fleet with this innovative product.” The install will be completed by the end user (RNLAF) at Eindhoven airbase.

As of 31 August, 2013, Crane discontinued logistic support for the older C-130/L-100 Mark II Analog Antiskid Brake Control System LRU’s and components. The new Mark IV has garnered great interest throughout the worldwide C-130 community and Aero Precision is currently working with several customers on this plug-and-play integration.

Crane’s newer and significantly more advanced Mark IV Digital Brake Control System is already being flown by all the world’s C-130 J user community and is in stock and exclusively available through Aero Precision for upgrade to foreign military and commercial customers’ C-130 aircraft. The USAF has already upgraded over 230 C-130E/H aircraft to date.

This new technology has a proven track record of enhancing operational safety and efficiency along with reduction of maintenance and troubleshooting hours due to the new Fault Isolation Display Unit. Aero Precision is also exclusive on Eaton's 3000 psi Brake Metering Valve, the valve is a pre-requisite to the Mark IV Antiskid upgrade and is in stock and available.

For more information please contact Noreen Kabra at:
nkabra@aeroprecision.com
(925) 579-8037 Office
(925) 519-1393 Mobile

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About AERO PRECISION
Aero Precision is a leader in aerospace distribution and services and a premier worldwide stocking distributor of aircraft OEM parts.  With 20 years of reliability, quality products and customer service, Aero Precision facilitates the purchasing process by sourcing all military aircraft parts requirements under its unique logistic support model.  Aero Precision has sole stocking distribution agreements with Honeywell, Hamilton Sundstrand, Crane Aerospace, Texstars, CEF, Woodward, Parker, Circor, Eaton, Marvin Test Solutions, ViaSat, Zodiac Aerospace and other strategic OEM partners for various product lines and supports 65+ countries worldwide. News and information are available at www.aeroprecision.com.

About Greenwich AeroGroup
Greenwich AeroGroup, Inc., owns and operates providers of general, commercial, government and military aviation services including: maintenance, avionics and interior refurbishments; fixed base operations; aircraft sales, charter and management; manufacturing and engineering; component repair and overhaul; parts distribution and financial services. Current locations include: Atlantic Aero, Inc., located at Piedmont-Triad International Airport in Greensboro, N.C.; Western Aircraft, Inc., located at Gowen Field in Boise, Idaho; Summit Aviation, Inc., located at Summit Airport in Middletown, Del.; DAC International, Inc., located in Austin, Texas; Matrix Aviation, Inc., located in Wichita, Kan.; Professional Aviation Associates, Inc., located in Atlanta, Ga.; Professional Aircraft Accessories, Inc., located in Titusville, Fla.; Aero Precision Industries, located in Livermore, Calif., NASAM, Inc., located in San Francisco, Calif., and GCCUS Inc. located in Aptos, Calif. Additionally, Greenwich AeroGroup owns an interest in Helivia Aero Taxi located in Rio de Janerio. News and information are available at www.greenwichaerogroup.com.