"Fully Resolves" Leakage Problem Experienced By Original
The FAA has certified and approved the newly redesigned canister
to be used with the PhostrEx fire suppression system on the Eclipse
Twin-Engine Jet. The new canister, an all-welded design, stores
contents at a lower pressure, fully resolving leakage problems
experienced by the original design. The improved PhostrEx canister
was extensively tested and consistently met all design
The new canister has the same electrical requirements, geometry,
and mounting features as the original design and can be
conveniently upgraded into existing aircraft.
“The environmentally friendly PhostrEx system is nothing
short of remarkable. With it’s low weight, low cost, and
maintenance-free design, PhostrEx will quickly become the Halon
alternative of choice not only for aviation but for many other
industry applications” stated Mason Holland, CEO and Chairman
of Eclipse Aerospace Thursday.
Eclipse Aerospace has placed a production order for the new
canisters, which are expected to be available for purchase
beginning August, 2011.
PhostrEx was approved by the EPA and the FAA as a replacement
for Halon on aircraft engines and is the only approved fire
suppression system that meets the ecological standards of the