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Avcon Industries, Inc. and Avcon ISR Solutions, Inc. (“Avcon”) are a special-mission and aircraft modification facility located at the Newton City / County Airport (KEWK) in Newton, Kansas. The five-hangar complex is globally recognized as the place to go for cost-effective, timely, and proven aircraft modifications.
Avcon has built a substantial list of more than 250 Federal Aviation Administration approved airplane modifications on various types of aircraft which include Beechcraft / Textron King Air, Cessna Caravan (208/208B) and Citation, Bombardier Challenger, Learjets, and numerous other models.
A Bombardier Challenger equipped with Avcon Special Mission / ISR modifications, including aerial photography equipment. Avcon is a global “Go-To” facility for Aerial Photographic and Mapping Solutions. Avcon solutions include aircraft installation of provisions for legacy and state-of-the-art cameras, LIDAR, Electro-Optics / Infrared – EO/IR sensors, among other items.
Avcon products and services specifically target special mission aircraft (ISR) requirements, aerial photography and utility enhancement of business jet and turboprop aircraft.
The Avcon facility modifies business aircraft, providing custom electronics integration, installation of unique radar and sensor systems, aerial photography capabilities, ISR equipment, stability-enhancing modifications and passenger and freighter conversions for Beechcraft, Bombardier, Cessna and Learjet aircraft, along with many other custom/specialized modifications (i.e. Special Mission). Technical Services include Project Management, DER Engineering Support, PMA Parts Manufacturing, Airframe Modifications, Maintenance and Repairs, DER Flight Testing and Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) Coordination. Avcon specializes in acquiring FAA approval for custom aircraft modifications. Avcon is known globally for its King Air, Cessna Caravan and Learjet modifications.
Avcon provides its custom aircraft modifications to customers worldwide. Avcon custom modifications include provisions for ISR operations, aerial photography, conversions to air ambulance, fuel system modifications, avionics retrofits and conversions from passenger to freighter configurations.
Learjet 60/60XR Special Mission
Avcon recently announced FAA STC approval of its latest ISR platform developments on the Learjet Model 60 and Cessna 208/208B Caravan.