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Product Highlights: Rectangular Connectors

Used in rugged and harsh environments, rectangular connectors offer design flexibility and ease of use as their advantage over other connector shapes. Air Electro is an authorized stocking distributor for Positronic, Souriau, Radiall, Amphenol, Glenair, TE Connectivity Deutsch and ADI Electronics as far as rectangular connectors go. Rectangular connectors are most often used industrial automation,
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Large Orders Coming In for Connectors for the Honeywell F-15 GPS/INS Upgrades

Los Angeles, CA – Air Electro has won a large electrical connector order from TTM Technologies for the Honeywell F-15 Embedded GPS/INS upgrades this week.  The order, which is scheduled to ship in 2020, is one of the largest for this program so far. The Honeywell F-15 Embedded GPS/INS Upgrade provides advanced performance navigation and
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Product Highlight: Radiall Rack and Panel Connectors

Rack and Panel Connectors Radiall’s Rack and Panel connectors are used in both military and commercial applications and represent the world’s leading range of products. This connector series is cost-effective, high—speed, as well as RoHS compliant. Line Replaceable Module (LRM) is the newest technology connector series offering the high—speed and cost-effective solutions featuring the EPX
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Product Highlight: D-Sub Connectors

D Sub connectors, also known as D Subminiature or D type connectors are small, lightweight connectors that are ideally suited for military equipment, industrial instrumentation, ground support devices and computer equipment. They can also be found in consumer electronics, telecommunications systems, medical equipment and local area networks (LANs). D Subminiature connectors are available in a
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Custom Products – Connectors w/ Integrated Backshells

Connectors with Integrated Backshells For connector applications where weight reduction and increased shell-to-shell conductivity are paramount, turn to Air Electro’s line of connectors with integrated cable management features. Cable clamps, banding porches, shrink boot adaptors, and other widely used backshell configurations are integrated directly into the connector in lieu of accessory threads and user-installed accessories.
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Product Highlights: Radiall Modular Connectors

Radiall Modular Connectors Air Electro is a leading distributor for Radiall’s modular connectors. EPX (EN4644), QM, and HDQX series are commonly used in various civil aviation applications and are the market’s go-to products because of the high density, lightweight benefits, and rapid installation. QM and EPX (EN4644) connectors offer plenty of modularity and flexibility with
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Glenair Mighty Mouse Connectors – All You Need to Know!

Glenair’s Mighty Mouse connectors are the industry standard for reduced size and weight applications. At half the weight and size of the regular D38999 connector, the Mighty Mouse series makes it a perfect choice where weight and space constraints are of critical design importance. Comparing the two series, the Mighty Mouse connectors have: Higher contact
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Custom Products – Manufacturing

Manufacturing With over 60 years of experience in the Mil/Aero Connector Industry, Air Electro has evolved into an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of custom connectors and contacts. Air Electro’s expertise in cylindrical and rectangular connectors with printed circuit contacts makes us the company of choice for custom applications. These products are available
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Meet Our Partner: Arizona Connector & Design

Arizona Connector and Design Arizona Connector and Design is an Air Electro owned company, acquired in 2015. They are a specialist in the design and manufacturing of specialized connectors and contacts and are an approved manufacturer at many of the world’s leading aerospace companies. Capabilities include wire wrap contacts, connectors, surface mount technology, adapters, bonding
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Product Highlight: High-Speed Connectors

High-Speed Connectors are connectors that are used in applications where fast data transfer is required. Air Electro stocks a large inventory of high-speed connectors and contacts, often ready for the same day shipping. We provide high-speed connectors in both circular and rectangular shapes. Air Electro is an authorized stocking distributor for Souriau, Glenair and Radiall.
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Meet Our Partner: TE Connectivity

We at Air Electro are proud of the partnerships we have established throughout our 65+ years in the industry. TE Connectivity Deutsch is one of those important relationships. Deutsch is a world-leading manufacturer of interconnect product for the aerospace, defense, marine, industrial, commercial transportation, and rail industries. For more than 70 years, TE’s DEUTSCH products
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Product Highlight: Connectors

Air Electro is an authorized distributor for ADI Electronics, AEI Manufacturing (an Air Electro company), Amphenol PCD, Arizona Connector and Design (an Air Electro company), Arizona Electrical Products (an Air Electro company), Carlisle-Jerrik, Carlisle-Tri-Star-Electronics, Corsair, Filconn, Glenair, Positronic, Radiall, RMS, Souriau, TE Connectivity Deutsch. We carry connectors that cover every imaginable design and specification. Our connector product category contains, but is not limited to MIL-DTL-3899 connectors, MIL-DTL-5015 Connectors, MIL-DTL-26482 connectors, MIL-DTL-83723 connectors, MIL-DTL-83513
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This Day in Aviation History: First Takeoff From an Aircraft Carrier

17 October 1922: Lieutenant Commander Virgil Childers (“Squash”) Griffin, Jr., United States Navy, made the first takeoff from an aircraft carrier of the U. S. Navy when he flew a Chance Vought Corporation VE-7 fighter from the deck of USS Langley (CV-1) while the ship was anchored in the York River along the west side of Chesapeake Bay, Maryland. A Vought VE-7 taking
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Value Added Lines – MIL-DTL-83723 Series III

MIL-DTL-83723 Series III M83723 series III is a high-density military cylindrical connector with two coupling styles: bayonet and threaded plugs and receptacles. It was designed for rugged use and high-temperature environments for both commercial and military aerospace applications. Both coupling styles inter-mate with MIL-DTL-26500 connectors (exception being shell size 8 threaded does not mate with
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Meet Our Partner: Corsair

We at Air Electro are proud of the partnerships we have established throughout our 65+ years in the industry. Corsair is one of those important relationships. Corsair Electrical Connectors Inc. is an AS9100 QMS certified manufacturer located in Irvine California. They specialize in Machining & Molding Components for Electrical Connectors to service all Mil-Aero users.
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Product Highlight: Glenair MIL-DTL-83513 Micro-D Connectors

MIL-DTL-83513 allows the use of low-cost stamped contacts; however, the Glenair Micro-D connector features the high-performance TwistPin contact system. Glenair M83513 connectors are 100% Made in USA. Glenair’s industry-leading Micro-D capacity and capabilities offer quick worldwide access to the full range of QPL items. In addition to the general specification, MIL-DTL-83513 contains a total of
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Top 20 Space Movies of All-Time – Part 1

Last week, we tackled our favorite aviation films of all time and got a lot of great feedback.  So, we asked ourselves, what next?  Well, in our industry we are fortunate enough to participate in some truly exciting programs in Civil Aerospace, Space Exploration, Military & Defense, IoT, and industrial applications. It just so happens,
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The Differences Between MIL-DTL-38999 Series I, II, and III Connectors

These circular connectors were originally designed to meet requirements for cable-to-panel applications in the military and aerospace market. Now they are used across a wide range of industries that benefit from their high-performance qualities. The engineers and procurement professionals in both the civil and military aerospace industries work with QPL-approved (Qualified Parts List) connectors on
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Meet Our Partner: Souriau

We at Air Electro are proud of the partnerships we have established throughout our 65+ years in the industry. Souriau is one of those important relationships. Souriau is a world leader in the harsh environment interconnect solutions market, servicing the Aviation, Defense and Space, Energy and Transportation industries. Air Electro offers the full range of
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Product Highlight: Push-Pull Connectors

SOURIAU provides a vast variety of push-pull connectors suitable for high reliability and high-quality applications where a simple yet fast method to connect/disconnect is required. Ideal for use in areas with limited space where endurance is the priority, our push-pull connectors can be used in medical applications (imaging, cardio management, electrosurgical, lab analysis and processing),
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Value-Added Lines – MIL-DTL-38999 Series I

The D38999 Series I connector is a circular, high-density bayonet style with shell sizes ranging from 9 to 25 with over 50 QPL approved insert arrangements available. It was designed for high-performance requirements for military and aerospace cable to panel applications. Other applications can include marine and communication equipment, medical instrumentation, weapon systems, armored carriers
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Only 44% of General Aviation Aircraft is Equipped with ADS-B

A recent report from the Department of Transportation’s Inspector General’s Office states that just 44% of general aviation aircraft are equipped with ADS-B Out, with just months remaining before the Jan. 1, 2020 mandate. The report notes that: 44% of general aviation aircraft (62,494 of 143,322) that are estimated to equip with ADS-B Out have done so. This
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Top 20 Aviation Movies of All Time – Part 1

Roland Emerich’s film Midway is releasing in November, and we can’t wait. Starring To celebrate the film’s release, we’ve decided to create a list of the top 20 Aviation movies since 1980. Frankly, Aviation movies don’t get the attention they deserve. Spread across multiple genres—from war to romance to comedy—they radiate a uniqueness that separates them
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Product Highlight: MIL-DTL-26500

MIL-DTL-26500 connectors are QPL preferred connectors for BACC applications. Air Electro is a stocking, authorized, 48-hour assembly value-added distributor for MIL-DTL-26500 connector series through RMS. Featuring two coupling styles—Bayonet and threaded, both options inter-mate with MIL-DTL-83723 connectors. A variety of material finishes are offered such as electroless nickel, olive drab cadmium and black anodizing. Other
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Value Added Lines – MIL-DTL-26482 Series II

MIL-DTL-26482 Series II MIL-DTL-26482 Series II is a quick mating, military circular connector with a three-point bayonet coupling system. It is a lightweight connector designed to be used in harsh environments for military and aerospace applications. It is also used for industrial and telecommunications applications that require a connector that can hold up in harsh
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Product Highlight: MIL-DTL-5015 Connectors

MIL-DTL-5015 connectors are rear release, threaded connectors most commonly used in military and aerospace as well as industrial applications. These connectors are designed for rugged environments and are able to sustain environmental hazards. MIL-DTL-5015 connectors are also found in road vehicles, industrial machines and telecommunication equipment. Air Electro is a value-added distributor for MIL-DTL-5015 through
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Value Added Lines – MIL-DTL-26482 Series I

MIL-DTL-26482 Series I MIL-DTL-26482 Series I is a quick-disconnect circular connector with a bayonet coupling designed to ensure reliable electrical connections in aircraft. The lightweight and compact size make the 26482 style connector suitable not just for military and aerospace applications but also industrial and telecommunications applications that require a connector that can hold up
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Patriot Day – How Air Electro has Helped America Move Forward Since the 9/11 Attacks

September 11, 2001 – Patriot Day, a day that will live in infamy for the duration of World History, was also a day that changed almost every aspect of how we travel.  Air Electro is proud to have partnered with companies that contributed to safer air travel after the horrible tragedy and have continued to
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Meet Our Partner: Positronic

We at Air Electro are proud of the partnerships we have established throughout our 65+ years in the industry. Positronic is one of those important relationships. Positronic is a global manufacturer of high-reliability electronic connectors and build-to-print cable assemblies for use in various applications related to military, space, commercial aerospace, medical, industrial, test, and rail
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Product Highlight: MIL-DTL-26482 Connectors

MIL-DTL-26482 Connectors-Quick-disconnect circular connectors utilizing bayonet coupling and are environmentally sealed. Air Electro is a value-added distributor for MIL-DTL-26482 through Corsair and Souriau. We also feature Amphenol’s 62GB Series. These connectors were originally designed for use in military applications. Today, they are also commonly found in industrial and telecommunications. Air Electro offers a 48h value-added
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Value Added Lines – MIL-DTL-5015 Series III

The 5015 series III is a rear release military circular connector with a threaded coupling designed for military/aerospace and industrial applications. It is a rugged connector that performs well in environments that require extreme reliability with high power handling features. Common applications include industrial machinery, engines, all road vehicles, sensors and telecommunication equipment. The shell
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