Lithium-ion Aircraft Battery

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Part Number
6430014-2
Model Number
TB14
Manufacturer
Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics
Technical Description
26.4 VDC, 13 Ah, Lithium-ion, TSO
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Product Description

Cut your aircraft battery weight and increase your useful load. The TB14 is designed for smaller, 28-volt fixed wing aircraft. You’ll gain faster and cooler engine starts and benefit from superior performance in extreme temperatures (-20°C to +70°C). The TB14 features built-in charge current limiting to protect your aircraft's alternator or generator without needing to install additional equipment and delivers cockpit communication via RS-232 (analog and discrete signals). This lithium-ion aircraft battery is TSO certified, lasts 8 years and features on-condition maintenance, saving you time and money.

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Start Lighter

True Blue Power batteries are the lightest and most compact, saving you up to 85 pounds per battery. Our efficient design gives you more power per pound than any other aircraft battery. Less weight means more passengers, more cargo, more fuel, and more design flexibility.

Start Faster

True Blue Power batteries give you cooler and faster engine starts. Turboprop engines, like the Pratt & Whitney PT6A, start in half the time and, typically, 100° cooler. Our sophisticated design ensures your aircraft outperforms all others in extreme temperatures, from -20°C to +70°C.

Start Smarter

True Blue Power batteries feature charge current limiting, overcharge, over-discharge, over-current, short circuit, over-temperature and under-temperature protection. Even smarter, you’ll save time and money with the longest-lasting maintenance-free aircraft batteries on the market. The TB14 requires no capacity checks and last 8 years. That’s up to 4x longer than lead acid and NiCad.

Benefits and Specifications
Benefits
  • Delivers more power per pound than any other aircraft battery
  • 13 amp-hour nominal at 23°C/73.4°F
  • Weighs 10 lbs. (4.6 kg)
  • Advanced iron phosphate lithium-ion cell chemistry
  • Higher voltage during engine start — Less wear, less maintenance and increased useful life
  • 35 minutes (at 28 amps average) for complete recharge when the battery is fully discharged
  • Superior high-temperature and cold-weather performance from -20°C to +70°C (-4°F to +158°F)
  • Overcharge, over-discharge, over-current, short circuit, over-temperature, under-temperature and charge current limiting protection
  • Communicates battery status to the cockpit via RS-232, analog and discrete signals
  • On-condition
  • 8 years (average) life expectancy
  • Designed and built in Wichita, Kansas, USA
  • FAA TSO Certified
  • Two-year limited warranty
Specifications

Capacity
13 amp-hour nominal at 23°C/73.4°F

Charge Voltage
28.8 VDC nominal

Output Voltage
26.4 VDC nominal

Output Current
100 A continuous, 850 A max

Technology
Advanced iron phosphate lithium-ion cell chemistry

Protection
Overcharge, over-discharge, over-current, short circuit, over-temperature, under-temperature and charge current limiting

Energy Density
76 Wh/kg
121 Wh/liter

Operating Temperature
-20°C to +70°C (-4°F to +158°F)

Weight
10.0 lbs. (4.6 kg)

Dimensions
6.3” L x 5.6” W x 5.0” H

Configuration
2P8S; 2 parallel cells x 8 series cells

Maintenance
On-condition

Battery Life Expectancy
8 years (average)

Case
Anodized aluminum, blue

Certification
FAA TSO C179b (Class A-4B)
RTCA DO-311A
RTCA DO-160G
RTCA DO-178C DAL A
UNDOT/IATA

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