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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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Circular Mil-Spec Connector Products

Air Electro is a franchised, value-added distributor for SOURIAU’s MIL-DTL-26482 Series I and II connectors and their commercial equivalents, SOURIAU’s 851 Series, both of which provide high-reliability electrical connections in a wide range of critical harsh-environment applications, including military and commercial aircraft, military communications systems, oil and gas equipment, off-road vehicles, robotics and machine tools, and
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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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Meet Our Partner: Glenair

We at Air Electro are proud of the partnerships we have established throughout our 65+ years in the industry. Glenair is one of those important relationships. Glenair is a worldwide leader in the manufacturing of connectors, backshells and interconnect cable assemblies. Founded in 1956, Glenair was the first company specifically founded to produce electrical connector
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One-Fifth of U.S. Military Aircraft Will be ADS-B Equipped

Roughly one-fifth of military aircraft operated by the U.S. Defense Department will be equipped for automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) Out by the FAA’s January 2020 compliance date, according to numbers released by the Pentagon. The U.S. Air Force, the lead service overseeing implementation, reports that 2,936 manned aircraft will be fitted to signal their position
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Product Highlight: Glenair Mighty Mouse Connectors

Glenair Mighty Mouse (Series 80) Connectors Glenair’s Mighty Mouse Series 80 is the leading miniature connector series used in military, civil and ground applications. It mimics the MIL-DTL-38999, however, it is smaller in size and lighter. The Series 80 Mighty Mouse Connector is ideal for the extensive range of power and signal applications that rely
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Value Added Lines – DSX-SAE AS81659 & ARINC 404

The DSX series are multipin, rack and panel style connectors designed to electrically connect equipment racks to avionics equipment. Typically the plug is installed on the avionics rack and the receptacle on the equipment box. Applications include commercial and military aircraft and helicopters, railway, radar systems, power circuits, in-flight electronic instrumentation and flight simulators. The
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Meet Our Partner: Filconn

We at Air Electro are proud of the partnerships we have established throughout our 65+ years in the industry. Filconn is one of those important relationships. Filconn is a leading manufacturer of filter connectors with over 25 years of professional connector design and innovation. Filconn’s specialties include custom product development, hands-on technical customer support, and
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Women’s Equality Day – The Most Influential Women of Aviation

Today is Women’s Equality Day and We Want to Take a Look Back on the History of Women in Aviation. Women in Aviation Women have been involved in aviation from the beginnings of both lighter-than-air travel and as airplanes, helicopters and space travel were developed. Women pilots were also called “aviatrices” (singular: “aviatrix”). Women have
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On This Day the C-130 Took Flight

On This Day In History the First C-130 Hercules Took to the Skies

It can be said without fear of contradiction that the C-130 Hercules is one of the most important aircraft in aviation history. Since its first flight in 1954, the Hercules has been everywhere and done just about anything. Aircrews have flown it to both poles, landed or airdropped military supplies to hot spots from Vietnam
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Value Added Lines – BACC Connectors

Air Electro offers value-added assembly for BACC63 composite and stainless steel connectors. BACC63CT/CU/DB/DC is a Boeing specification for D38999 series III connectors and they are in accordance with the MIL-DTL-38999 Series III specification. Composite connectors (BACC63CU/CT) can be up to 30% lighter than aluminum connectors and are ideal for applications where weight saving is critical,
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Meet Our Partner: Amphenol PCD

We at Air Electro are proud of the partnerships we have established throughout our 65+ years in the industry. Amphenol PCD is one of those important relationships. Amphenol PCD, a subsidiary of Amphenol Corporation, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of interconnect products for Military, Commercial Aerospace and Industrial applications. Located north of Boston
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TE Connectivity & rFlight: Changing the Way the World Looks at the Sky

THE GO FLY COMPETITION Sponsored by Boeing, GoFly is an international competition pushing the boundaries of innovation, engineering, and transportation. This event encourages innovators, inventors, and engineers to develop and build a personal flying device that can be used by anyone, anywhere. The goal of the GoFly Prize is to foster the development of safe,
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Product Highlights: MIL-DTL-38999 Connectors

Air Electro stocks and offers 48-hour value-added capabilities on MIL-DTL-38999 connectors. As an authorized distributor for all of our MIL-DTL-38999 products, we stock individual connector components allowing us to build millions of different part numbers. With these unique capabilities, we can match your exact design requirements and modify any connector to your specifics. Throughout the
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Meet Our Partner: Carlisle Tri-Star Electronics

We at Air Electro are proud of the partnerships we have established throughout our 65+ years in the industry. Tri-Star is one of those important relationships. Tri-star Electronics is the leading manufacturer for Mil-Aero contacts, servicing over 90% of the world’s leading aerospace, avionics and electronics OEMs. With over 400 different part numbers on the
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