Butler National Obtains FAA Approval of Learjet 20 Series Airplane Stage 3 Noise Suppressor
OLATHE, Kan., Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Butler National Corporation (OTCQB: BUKS), a leader in the growing global market for aircraft structural modification, maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and a recognized provider of management services in diverse business groups and the parent of Avcon Industries, Inc., announces Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for a stage 3 noise suppression modification device for Learjet 20 series airplanes.
The FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 contains provisions that ban operation of a number of aircraft models due to noise on December 31, 2015. The Learjet 20 series airplanes are included aircraft. The engine-mounted Avcon Stage 3 Noise Suppressor incorporated with other unique features will allow Learjet 20 series airplanes to comply with the government-mandated Stage 3 noise restrictions that go into effect in December 2015.
"We appreciate the effort of all the people who worked to help us achieve a cost-effective alternative for Learjet 20 Series airplane owners," commented Clark Stewart, President and CEO of Butler National Corporation.
Butler National Corporation operates in the Aerospace and Services business segments. The Aerospace segment focuses on the manufacturing of support systems for "Classic" commercial and military aircraft including the Butler National TSD for the Boeing 737 and 747 Classic aircraft, switching equipment for Boeing McDonnell Douglas Aircraft, weapon control systems for Boeing Helicopter and performance enhancement structural modifications for Learjet, Cessna, Dassault and Beechcraft business aircraft. Services include temporary employee services, gaming services and administrative management services.
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