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  • 46% weight savings
  • 8 year (average) useful life
  • Reduced direct operating costs
  • Less maintenance
  • Increased dispatch reliability
  • Increased emergency battery power
  • Increased engine & component life
  • Increased asset value
  • Faster engine starts
  • Superior hot and cold weather performance
  • 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
Certified Lithium-ion
Aircraft Battery

Operational Value

  • Reduces empty weight and increases useful load
  • 46% lighter than lead acid or NiCad alternatives

  • Significantly reduced maintenance
  • 2-year maintenance interval

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

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

The NanoPhosphate® Lithium-ion Advantage


Superior power by weight or volume in a cost effective solution


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


Excellent calendar and cycle life with consistent performance over extended use


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)
RG24-16 Lead-acid 24 VDC 13.6 amp-hour 29.5 lbs. Annual 2 – 3 years