05/12/15 - Duncan Aviation New ARTEX ELT Authorized Service Center

Fort Lauderdale, FL. – ACR Electronics, Inc. is proud to announce that Duncan Aviation in Lincoln, Nebraska, is now offering ELT (Emergency Locator Transmitter) support services on ARTEX ELTs and parts. This partnership brings together two reputable brands in avionics and strengthens the geographic availability of ARTEX aviation services.

Founded in 1956, Duncan Aviation is the largest, family-owned maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in the world with a wide range of avionics repair capabilities and an extensive inventory of aviation parts. Complimentary to that, ARTEX continues to be a global leading ELT provider in various sized aircrafts.

The partnership agreement will include factory training to enable Duncan Aviation to provide services that include: battery replacement, programming and board level repairs. "We are very pleased to have Duncan Aviation represent our brand in the business aircraft community" said Michael Schmidt, Director of Aviation for ACR Electronics Inc. Also with ACR, Wendy Cohen, Director of Customer and Field Services added, "We are proud to have Duncan Aviation as a partner because of their extensive experience in avionics repairs and their dedication to quality."

Duncan Aviation has been supporting ARTEX ELT customers for years with reprogramming and battery replacements. "We look forward to expanding our capabilities into the repair of ARTEX ELTs for ACR customers providing the same high-quality service they have come to expect from Duncan Aviation," says Kevin Miesbach, Duncan Aviation's Avionics Instruments Shop Manager.

ACR Electronics Inc. is part 145 certified as well as credited by the TUV USA to AS9100C / ISO 9001:2008. Duncan Aviation is an aircraft service provider supporting the aviation needs of government and business operators and other service providers.

About ACR Electronics, Inc.

ACR Electronics, Inc. a Drew Marine Company, designs and manufactures a complete line of safety and survival products. Available products include Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs), Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs), Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs), Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs), Search and Rescue Transponders (SARTs), Strobe Lights, Life Jacket Lights, Boat Search Lights, and other associated safety accessories. ACR's facility Quality Management System (QMS) is certified by TUV USA and is certified in accordance with AS9100C / ISO 9001:2008 standards. Additionally ACR maintains FAA Part 145 Repair Station Certification status. Recognized as the world's leader in safety and survival technologies, ACR has provided safety equipment to the marine, outdoor and aviation industries as well as to various worldwide government agencies since the late 1950's.

About Duncan Aviation

Duncan Aviation is an aircraft service provider supporting the aviation needs of government and business operators and other service providers. Services include major and minor airframe inspections, engine maintenance, major retrofits for cabin and cockpit systems, full paint and interior services, and preowned aircraft sales and acquisitions. Duncan Aviation also has international aircraft components solutions experts available 24/7/365 at +1 402.475.4125 who can handle any aircraft system problem with immediate exchanges, rotables, loaners or avionics/instrument/accessory repairs and overhauls. Complete service facilities are located in Battle Creek, Michigan; Lincoln, Nebraska; and Provo, Utah. We also have dozens of other facilities strategically located throughout the United States to provide customers with regional support and the quickest response possible to avionics, engine and airframe Aircraft On Ground (AOG) situations.

For more information about any of Duncan Aviation’s services, call +1 402.475.2611 or visit