Commuter Air Technology Amends its King Air B300 GWI STC to add Proline 21 Avionics, Cleveland Wheels and Brakes

Thursday, October 27, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Commuter Air Technology (CAT), headquartered in Oklahoma City, has amended its CAT 350 Operational Gross Weight Increase Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to include Proline 21 Avionics and Cleveland Wheels and Brakes. The CAT 350 Operational GWI provides an overall increase in operating weights for the King Air B300 aircraft with increased ramp weight to 16,600 pounds, take-off weight of 16,500 pounds, and landing weight of 15,675 pounds. Full approval of the amendment is expected in November 2016.

Acorn Growth Companies Acquires Raisbeck Engineering Inc.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Acorn Growth Companies, a private equity firm investing exclusively in Aerospace & Defense, announced Monday it has acquired aircraft innovation leader, Raisbeck Engineering Inc. headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Founded in 1982 by aeronautical engineer and entrepreneur James D. Raisbeck, Raisbeck Engineering develops, markets and manufactures worldwide-certified performance improvement systems for some of the most prolific commercial and general aviation aircraft models in the market today.