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6-20-2017 - Concorde Battery Receives TSO Authorization on 24 Volt General Aviation Batteries
West Covina, CA - Concorde Battery Corporation is pleased to announce receipt of
Technical Standard Order, TSO-C173a, Authorization for the RG24-15, RG24-15M, and
RG24-16 13.6 Ah family of sealed lead acid batteries. TSO-C173a authorization
confirms that the batteries meet the Minimum Operational Performance Standards
(MOPS) set forth by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Radio Technical
Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA) in DO-293A.
To obtain authorization, the batteries undergo rigorous testing ensuring optimal
performance on a fixed wing aircraft or rotorcraft in the most extreme on-board
environments. Historically FAA-PMA certified for specific installations in hundreds of
aircraft models, this approval guarantees the batteries meet MOPS minimizing the
burdensome testing involved with incorporating the batteries into new type designs,
STCs or individual type certified aircraft by way of field approval.
Concorde`s Platinum Series® Batteries are designed and manufactured with advanced
lead acid technology. They are the preferred choice of airframe manufacturers and end
users` with a history of dependable starting performance in temperatures ranging from
-40° to 70°C, longer battery life, and extra reserve capacity in the case of a generator
Concorde Battery Corporation is committed to standards of excellence in safety,
reliability and longevity that have been sustained over 40 years in business. Concorde
is committed to providing the highest quality lead acid battery solution and world class
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