Elliott Aviation Signs on with CenTex Aerospace as an Authorized HALO 250 Gross Weight Increase Installation Center

Waco, TX – April 26, 2013 – Elliott Aviation, a leading King Air maintenance and conversion installation center, has signed on as an authorized HALO 250 gross weight increase installation center.

Elliott Aviation is a global leader in business aviation and innovative solutions for over 75 years. A second-generation, family-owned business aviation company offering a complete range of high quality products and services from aircraft sales and acquisitions, avionics, maintenance, parts, paint and interiors, accessories, charter services, and aircraft management, with facilities in Moline, IL, Des Moines, IA, and Minneapolis, MN.

“With Elliott’s outstanding worldwide leadership, service, and track record, this partnership is a win win for both companies.” “Elliott Aviation brings to the table the expertise that’s needed for the installation of the HALO 250 STC, CenTex is privileged to work with an outstanding company such as Elliot Aviation!”  Says Greg Barnes, President of CenTex Aerospace, Inc.

The Halo 250 STC conversion raises the maximum takeoff weight of any 200 series King Air from 12,500 to 13,420 pounds, resulting in a 920 pound increase in payload capacity. It also moves the King Air 200 into commuter category, allowing transport of passengers and cargo without the limitations that accompany restricted category.

The Halo 250 conversion is compatible with Pro Line 21 and G1000 avionics and many of the popular King Air 200 modifications, including those offered by Raisbeck Engineering, BLR, Blackhawk, and others.