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Benefits

  • Significant weight savings
  • 8 year (average) useful life
  • Reduced direct operating costs
    less fuel consumption
    less maintenance
  • Reduced turn times
  • Increased dispatch reliability
  • Increased engine & component life
  • Increased asset value
  • Faster engine starts
  • Increased useful load
    more cargo
    more passengers
    more fuel
  • Increased customer satisfaction
  • Rapid recharge
  • Built-in, automatic heater for quicker dispatch in cold weather
  • Intelligent communication to the cockpit
  • Superior hot and cold weather performance
TB17
Certified Lithium-ion
Aircraft Battery

Operational Value

  • Reduces empty weight and increases useful load
  • 13.9 pounds less when compared to lead-acid


  • Significantly reduced maintenance
  • Capacity check every two years


  • Superior high temperature and cold weather performance
  • -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)


  • Total value of all cost savings, including maintenance, future replacement and installation cost, fuel, and aircraft appreciation
  • Potential to exceed $6,500 over 10 years when compared to lead-acid batteries


  • Environmentally friendly
  • No heavy metals and easy disposal
    Reduced carbon emissions

The NanoPhosphate® Lithium-ion Advantage


Power

Superior power by weight or volume in a cost effective solution


Safety

NanoPhosphate® is stable chemically, providing the foundation for safe systems


Life

Excellent calendar and cycle life with consistent performance over extended use


Energy

Higher useable energy means greater battery utilization and lower cost

Product Comparison

  Battery Technology Voltage Output Capacity (1C rate) Weight Maintenance Useful Life
TB17 Lithium-ion 26.4 VDC 17 amp-hour 16 lbs. 2 years 8 years (average)
RG24-15 Lead-acid 24 VDC 13.6 amp-hour 29.5 lbs. Annual 2 – 4 years