FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEST COVINA, CA — Concorde Battery Corporation is pleased to announce receipt of Technical Standard Order, TSO-C173a, Authorization for the RG24-15, RG24-15M, and RG24-16 13.6 Ah family of sealed lead acid batteries. TSO-C173a authorization confirms that the batteries meet the Minimum Operational Performance Standards (MOPS) set forth by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA) in DO-293A.
To obtain authorization, the batteries undergo rigorous testing ensuring optimal performance on a fixed wing aircraft or rotorcraft in the most extreme on-board environments. Historically FAA-PMA certified for specific installations in hundreds of|aircraft models, this approval guarantees the batteries meet MOPS minimizing the burdensome testing involved with incorporating the batteries into new type designs, STCs or individual type certified aircraft by way of field approval.