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Solutions for Defense and Special Missions

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics provides off-the-shelf and custom solutions for defense and special missions platforms. Our products serve military aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), medical evacuation (medevac) aircraft, domestic and foreign ally military aircraft.

Platforms include: McDonnell Douglas T-45TS, Boeing CH-47D/F Chinook, Beechcraft T-1, T-400, C-12 Huron, Bell 212 HH-1N, Textron Scorpion.

Our engineering team is qualified to work within the stringent requirements of specialized programs to meet tight deadlines. They are experienced in certification and provide guidance on product design and functionality.

Custom Design


Auxiliary batteries
Backup batteries
Emergency lighting batteries
Engine start batteries
UAV batteries

USB Power

Aviation USB ports
Cockpit power
EFB solutions
In-seat power
Off-seat power

Power Supplies and Solutions

Aerospace power supplies
Cabin/cockpit power solutions
Connectivity solutions
Convenience power
Emergency power supplies

Indicators, Sensors and Gauges

Air data sensors
Analog devices
Cabin pressure indicator
Digital clock
Digital displays and indicators

Systems and Capabilities

Attitude Heading and Reference Systems (AHRS/ADAHRS)
Battery management systems
Cockpit charging systems
Data recording
Flight data recorder
Quality Management System AS9100D and ISO9001:2015 Certified Wichita, Kansas facility

Quality Management System
AS9100D and ISO9001:2015 Certified
Wichita, Kansas manufacturing facility

True Blue Power

True Blue Power, a division of Mid-Continent Instrument Company, specializes in the design and manufacturing of certified power solutions. Products include USB charging ports, inverters, converters, emergency power supplies and advanced lithium-ion batteries.

Select products feature proprietary Nanophosphate® cell chemistry, including the FAA TSO-certified TB17 and TB44 Advanced Lithium-ion Batteries — the first lithium-ion engine start batteries for business and commercial aviation to receive this certification.

True Blue Power advanced lithium-ion batteries feature superior energy density with cell chemistry that offers 3x the energy per kilogram when compared to lead-acid or nickel-cadmium alternatives. The sophisticated battery systems are engineered to provide an overall lower cost of ownership, including 50–75% less scheduled maintenance cost, 2-year maintenance intervals, efficient engine starts and 2-3 times longer useful battery life.

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