, Texas, March 10
/PRNewswire/ -- J.P. Murphy, president of Pro
Aero Solutions in San Antonio
, Texas, announces that they have been contracted
by Interceptor Aircraft Corporation to negotiate the sale of the Meyers
Aircraft Company. Murphy says, "The Meyers Aircraft Company is the best-kept
secret in the aviation industry today."
Interceptor Aircraft Corporation (formerly Prop-Jets, Inc.), a Texas-based
company, owns the Meyers Aircraft Company, to include the Type Certificate
3A18 for the Meyers 200 series and I-400 series aircraft, all manufacturing
tooling, drawings and parts, and the second (and only existing) full
production Interceptor 400.
The Meyers 200 series has a 4130 chrome-moly steel frame structure. This
consists of what is known as the "bridge" section which extends from one main
landing gear, across the underside of the cockpit area, to the other main
landing gear. The 4130 also surrounds the cockpit area for unequaled
protection. It exceeds 200 kts in cruise, is single piston engine powered, 4
place, and has never had an airworthiness directive (AD) issued against any
major components by the FAA. There has never been an in-flight structural
failure of a Meyers Aircraft.
The Type Certificate also includes the Interceptor 400 (I400) which was
the first single-engine prop-jet certified in the U.S. It is a pressurized,
air-conditioned, all-metal aircraft with 4130 chrome-moly steel frame and a
cruising speed of over 300 kts at 24,000 feet. "The I400 is prime for today's
third world defense markets," says Murphy.
Murphy says, "Although the aircraft industry represents billions of
dollars annually it is in fact a small world industry, and we anticipate that
the news of Meyers Aircraft Company's availability will certainly attract
global interest. We are already receiving interest from corporate and private
sectors and currently have a major U.S. manufacturer showing serious interest.
With the phenomenal growth of foreign general aviation I feel a number of
foreign manufacturers and investors will soon prove to be strong competitors
"We have also recently been approached by a U.S. Aerospace/Defense
engineering firm with overwhelming statistics for replacement of military
training aircraft here in the U.S. and abroad, and they feel that both of the
Meyers Aircraft are of consideration to supply those needs," says Murphy.
"So with all this in mind it appears the timing truly is right for the
Meyers Aircraft to return to production. I am personally very excited about
the future of Meyers Aircraft Company, as it is thought by many to be one of
the best aircraft ever built. Once production begins, the Meyers will
certainly be at the top of its class."
For more information about the Meyers line of aircraft and the company you
can visit their website at http://www.meyersaircraft.com.
Meyers Aircraft Company is a registered trademark of Interceptor Aircraft
Contact information for Pro Aero Solutions is also located on the site or
the company can be contacted directly at:
Pro Aero Solutions
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