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Duncan Aviation Develops ACA Ionizer Installation Packages for Multiple Aircraft

The installation of the ACA packages can be done at any of Duncan Aviation’s three main facilities (Battle Creek, Michigan, Provo, Utah, or Lincoln, Nebraska) and at many of the Duncan Aviation Satellite Shops located throughout the United States. Click image for high-res download.

LINCOLN, NEB — Duncan Aviation has developed Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) and installation packages for the Aviation Clean Air (ACA) ionization system for several aircraft. In late 2020 and continuing through 2021, Duncan Aviation developed STCs for Bombardier Global, Bombardier Challenger 300/350, Dassault Falcon 7X, and Dassault Falcon 2000/2000EX aircraft, with optional installation packages that include everything necessary for installing the ACA Ionizer system.

In the last few months, Duncan Aviation partnered with Peregrine Avionics (www.peregrine.aero) to develop STCs for the Gulfstream GIV and the Challenger 604. Duncan Aviation has developed ACA Ionizer installation packages for those two aircraft, as well.

The installation packages include the ionizers and Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) parts kits developed by Duncan Aviation.

“We want to make it easy for our clients to keep the air in their aircraft as free of harmful pathogens as possible” says Nate Klenke. “Our development of multiple STCs with PMA installation packages along with the experience we’ve gained from multiple installations makes Duncan Aviation an excellent choice for the installation or a source for the STCs and PMA packages.”

Throughout the remainder of the year, Duncan Aviation will be developing ACA ionization packages for several additional makes/models.

“When we say the package includes everything, we mean every screw, nut, bolt, and switch necessary for the installation,” says Manager of Avionics Install Line Pat Mapes. “There’s been great interest in the industry in the ACA system. Our sales teams are fielding calls from customers who are interested in this system because it is designed to neutralize harmful pathogens like those that cause COVID-19, so if customers want peace of mind as they fly, this is the system for them.”

The installation of the ACA packages can be done at any of Duncan Aviation’s three main facilities (Battle Creek, Michigan, Provo, Utah, or Lincoln, Nebraska) and at many of the Duncan Aviation Satellite Shops located throughout the United States.

Designed to be installed in an aircraft’s existing environmental control system, the ACA ionizers  operate in the aircraft’s ductwork. The ionized hydrogen molecules neutralize pathogens and remove allergens and unpleasant odors, including those from pets, cigarette and cigar smoke, engine exhaust, cooking, lavatories, and VOCs (volatile organic compounds).

In May 2020, testing conducted by independent lab Innovative BioAnalysis found the ACA ionizer effective at rendering harmless the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The lab test showed that 99.4% of the virus particles were inactivated within 30 minutes. The system has been tested and proven to kill the coronavirus that caused SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), as well.

As we continue to work through the global pandemic, and we now head into cold and flu season, it’s good to know that the ACA Ionizer also deactivates other viral, bacterial, and fungal pathogens, such as those that cause the common cold, flu (swine, avian, etc.), MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), C. diff (clostridium difficile), E. coli (Escherichia coli), pneumonia, polio, and mold.

“Quotes for and sales of the ACA installation packages have remained steady throughout the last year,” says Senior Avionics Sales Rep Steve Elofson. “We’re hearing from clients who have scheduled maintenance events or who are already going to be here in Lincoln, Nebraska, or at one of our other facilities. This is one of those upgrades that our clients do when they’re here for another event.”

For more information on the installation packages or to schedule an install of the ACA system at one of Duncan Aviation’s three main facilities or at any of the company’s Satellite stations around the country (https://www.duncanaviation.aero/locations/#satellites), contact Regional Avionics Sales Manager Michael Kussatz at +1 531.207.3951 or email Michael.Kussatz@DuncanAviation.com.

To learn more about how air-quality systems work, Duncan Aviation produced a video that you can watch here: https://duncanaviation.aero/videos/air-quality-systems-installed-by-duncan-aviation

Duncan Aviation also produced a Webinar, “Sorting Through The Facts Of COVID-19 & Ionization Systems,” featuring epidemiologist Dr. Rachel Sippy that you can view here: https://www.duncanaviation.aero/resources/straight-talk/sorting-through-the-facts-of-covid-19-and-ionization-systems.

Visit Duncan Aviation’s booth (#2401) at this year’s NBAA convention from October 12-14 in Las Vegas, Nevada, to see ACA air purification ground units in action and talk to Duncan Aviation’s Avionics Sales Representatives for more information. Look for announcements from Duncan Aviation with regard to NBAA here: www.DuncanAviation.aero/news.

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 www.DuncanAviation.aero