DAC International and Esterline Avionics Systems Extend Their Distribution Agreement

    15 Dec 2016


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DAC International and Esterline Avionics Systems Extend Their Distribution Agreement

AUSTIN, Texas, December 15, 2016

DAC INTERNATIONAL INC. (DAC), a subsidiary of Aero Precision Holdings LP, announced today that it has extended their agreement for the distribution of the Esterline CMA-6800 Display.  Esterline Avionics Systems is a major supplier of cockpit avionics systems and advanced displays to the aerospace market, including airframe manufacturers, airlines, military agencies and government customers around the world.

We are extremely pleased to continue our relationship with Esterline.” said DAC International’s President Cisco Hernandez. “We believe the CMA-6800 offers our customers a simple replacement solution for the aging ED-800’s currently in the field today, while lowering operating costs and further extending the life of their existing cockpits.”

DAC distributes the CMA-6800 Product line in aftermarket pursuits. DAC currently holds a AML STC that includes the Hawker 800/800xp/1000, Bombardier’s Challenger 601-3A/3R, Dash 8-100/200/300 and its 415 Superscooper, Cessna Citation 650, Dassault Falcon 900, Fokker 50 and the Gulfstream III. In addition the S76 STC is expected in late December to early January 2017 time period.

The CMA-6800 Electronic Display System was designed to replace the aging Honeywell ED-800 Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) displays. DAC partnered with Peregrine to complete the engineering, test and certification activity required for this STC.

In addition to the certification listed, DAC has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval and ANAC Approvals.