Press Release History
MSA Aircraft Products was founded in 1986 and is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of highly engineered window systems and associated composite components for use in Business Jet and VIP aircraft industries, as well as in new applications in the 1st Class Commercial aircraft segment of the aerospace industry. For more information about the company, contact Hector Jimenez, General Manager, at (772) 907-0206 or visit www.msaaircraft.com.
The following is a list of the RTCA DO 160F tests that were passed:
|Temperature & Altitude||Category A1 (modified)|
|Temperature Variation||Category C|
|Operational Shock||Category A|
|Vibration||Category R (curve C & C1)
|Fluid Susceptibility||Category F|
|Power Input||Category A (CF)|
|Voltage Spike||Category A|
|Audio Frequency Susceptibility||Category Z (including upgraded Boeing requirements)|
|Induced Signal Susceptibility||Category CC|
|Radio Frequency Susceptibility||Category T (including upgraded Boeing requirements)|
|Emission Radio Frequency||Category M|
|Audio Frequency Emissions||Boeing D6-36440 Sec 126.96.36.199|
|Electrostatic Discharge||Boeing D6-36440 Sec 188.8.131.52
Additionally, the new MSA window shade system has undergone extensive analysis, producing FMEA & MTBF documentation establishing expected operating cycles of 506,057 for the drive assembly, 1.14 million for the control module, and a total of 350,665 for the entire shade assembly.
Hector Jimenez, Exec VP of MSA Aircraft Products Inc. said the company is committed to having all products in the MSA line equally certified. “We are extremely proud of our accomplishments with this new window shade system. The test results prove the quality and durability of our products. But it’s just a first step. We are committed to the same level of accomplishment with all of our products.