Learjet 45/75 Tailcone Overheat Protection System (TOPS)

Global Aviation Technologies, a full service MRO in Wichita, Kansas,  has the answer to the un-commanded APU shut down caused by elevated ambient temperatures in the Learjet 45/75 aircraft tailcone, the Tail Cone Overheat Protection System.

The Tail Cone Overheat Protection System (TOPS) is comprised of the following system components:

  • Ametek Fan
  • Composite Duct Assemblies
  • Valve Body Assembly
  • Exhaust Access Panel (Screen)
  • System Control unit

A picture of the TOPS system is shown below.

Installation of the TOPS system is not intrusive. There are no new holes cut into the fuselage and the modification is contained in the aft tailcone area and above the baggage area.

Installation time is estimated at 24-40 Man-Hrs. TOPS is FAA Certified STC ST01726WI & Transport Canada Certified.

With numerous installations completed, and documented effectiveness based on customer feedback, do not wait until your APU puts you in a compromising position during an elevated ambient temperature day. Contact Global Aviation Technologies to arrange for installation of the TOPS system. Installation can be accomplished concurrent with your scheduled maintenance event.

Global Aviation Technologies (GAT) is an Avionic system integration/certification, Harness & Electrical Sub-Assembly Manufacturer, and Aircraft Maintenance services provider. GAT offers owners and operators of Business, Commercial and Special Missions aircraft with innovative, affordable and reliable component and avionics upgrades options for their aircraft.

GAT is a FAA Certified Repair Station and PMA facility. The Quality Assurance program is certified to AS9100c & ISO9001:2008 standards.

Let Global Aviation Technologies fulfill your system integration/certification, manufacturing, kiting or aircraft maintenance needs. For more information, contact Global Aviation Technologies at 316.425.0999 or www.gatict.com.

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