Aerosonic Receives New Orders Related to M346 International Trainer Aircraft
Aerosonic Corporation (NYSE AMEX:AIM), a leading supplier of precision flight products for commercial, business and military aircraft, today announced that it has received new purchase orders in support of the M-346 Master jet trainer sale to Israel. The orders are to supply air data systems that include its Integrated Multifunction Probe (“IMFP®”) and related equipment for the production of the jet trainer aircraft. These orders are valued at $7.7 million dollars. Shipments will begin in June 2013.
The IMFP® provides angle of attack, air data sensing and pressure sensing for military aircraft in one probe, reducing flight management system complexity on military aircraft. It is currently installed on several military aircraft.
“We are proud to play a role and share in the success of the M-346 program,” commented Doug Hillman, President and Chief Executive Officer. “This order provides us with a significant increase in our backlog for one of our technologically advanced products in a growing segment of the military market.”
Aerosonic Corporation, headquartered in Clearwater, Florida, is principally engaged in the manufacture of aviation products. For additional information, visit the Company's website at www.aerosonic.com.
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