Aero Precision is Honeywell’s exclusive aftermarket distributor for interior and exterior lighting on military aircraft
With pleasure, Aero Precision, announced today that they have entered into an agreement with Honeywell Aerospace and Defense, formerly Grimes Aerospace until 2025 as the exclusive aftermarket distributor for interior and exterior lighting on all fixed and rotary-wing military aircraft in support of end-users around the globe. As the exclusive distributor, Aero Precision will provide legacy lighting variants as well as new Retrofit, Modification and Upgrade (RMU) lighting solutions.
As missions become more frequent and extensive, the need for visibility becomes greater, Aero Precision and Honeywell are committed to providing operators with comprehensive aircraft lighting solutions to improve reliability and performance. The RMUs will provide better value to the customer through improved performance and longer life by replacing and upgrading legacy lighting technology with solid-state lighting sources and incorporating functional improvements for ease of operation as well as increased mission capabilities. For example, the new Universal Search Lights (USL), on the UH60, CH47, AH64, and CH53 are form, fit and function replacements that increase pilots’ visual acuity, increase lamp life and reliability, lower aircraft power consumption, is immersible, and has single and dual-mode capabilities for increased safety by allowing operators to be flexible and agile while performing critical missions.
Aero Precision and Honeywell are extending this long and successful partnership, as Aero Precision has been Honeywell’s exclusive military lighting distributor since 2007. Delivering timely operational readiness without sacrificing quality by working closely with Honeywell and stocking key LRUs in support of the worldwide military market.
“We are thrilled to announce the continuation of our lighting agreement with Honeywell Aerospace. Aero Precision will continue to support our trusted partner and our valued customers by providing strategic readiness solutions. We will also qualify new products for improved mission performance. We are committed to the success of both our partner and customers.” said, Dan Fleming, Vice President and General Manager of Aero Precision.
About Aero Precision
Aero Precision is a leader in aerospace distribution and services and a premier worldwide stocking distributor of legacy aviation defense and OEM parts. With over 20 years of reliability, quality products, and customer service, Aero Precision facilitates the purchasing and R&OH process by sourcing all military aircraft parts requirements under its unique logistic support model. Aero Precision has stocking distribution agreements with Honeywell, Collins Aerospace (UTAS- Hamilton Sundstrand), CEF Industries, Parker, Pall, Eaton, Texstars, Champion Aerospace, Crane Aerospace, Marvin Test Solutions, Essex Industries, InterConnect Wiring, WesTest Engineering, and other strategic OEM partners for various product lines and supports 60+ countries worldwide.
In 2020, AllClear Aerospace & Defense brought together two of the industry’s leading companies, Aero Precision and Kellstrom Defense. With over 55 years of defense aircraft experience, AllClear is the industry’s leading provider of mission-ready aviation MRO and sustainment solutions to the military aftermarket, providing excellence to the U.S. military and its allies.