Aircraft Air Conditioning

RV-14 featuring our RV-14 Airflow-Systems Air Conditioning System

RV-14 featuring our RV-14 Airflow-Systems Air Conditioning System

With two Rv-14 aircraft now flying with our Airflow-Systems Air Conditioning Kits, and a third about to fly, we would like to announce that we are now taking production positions for 2018. Please contact us for more details.

RV-7 air conditioningAirflow Systems was the first to deliver a viable air conditioning system for composite kit aircraft in 1995 (Doug Whitman’s Lancair IV-P). During the intervening eighteen years, we have developed air conditioning kits for a wide range of experimental aircraft and a few certified aircraft as well. Airflow Systems now offers systems for almost all of the popular kit built aircraft on the market.

Our air conditioning system kits have the following benefits:

  • The Lightest Weight
  • Lowest Electrical Draw
  • Easy to Install

They have been tested and proven to have the highest Btu rating per installed weight of any kit. Readily available R134A refrigerant is used, along with lightweight small outside diameter hose to facilitate routing though tight spaces. All systems use our proprietary serpentine belt compressor drives for maximum performance and long belt life.

Please take a few minutes to read our “Air Conditioning Design Considerations” document to better understand what comprises a successful air conditioning system for your aircraft.

Custom and OEM inquiries are welcomed.

For model specific air conditioning kit information contact us

Glasair II
(ASAC-6100)

Glasair II aircraft air conditioning The first Airflow Systems air conditioned Glasair II is now flying and undergoing testing in Texas as of January of 2013. Preliminary results are favorable and Glasair II owner Don Saint (famous for his air race efforts) has written an extensive and well documented report showing installation and performance. Anyone who has flown a low

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Glasair III
(ASAC-6000)

Glasair III air conditioning For the past ten years Glasair III owners have been able to enjoy the comfort of first class air conditioning with an Airflow Systems retrofit A/C kit. An attractive overhead console delivers cold air to the pilot and passenger from an evaporator mounted behind the baggage compartment (no loss of baggage space)

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Lancair IV-P
(ASAC-4000)

Lancair IVP aircraft air conditioning Airflow Systems was the first company to successfully deliver a viable air conditioning kit for a composite kit built aircraft over 15 years ago when we installed our first kit in a Lancair IV-P. Since delivering that first kit, a program of continuous improvement has resulted in the lightest, most energy efficient A/C system available

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Lancair ES-P
(ASAC-4100 / ASAC-4200)

Lancair ES air conditioningThe Lancair ES is one of the most under appreciated aircraft in the kit built spectrum. While the general shape is that of a Lancair IV-P, it is a different aircraft and thus requires a different a/c kit. All of the advantages of an Airflow Systems air conditioning kit are present in this different kit.

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RV-6
(ASAC-5100)

RV-6/7 air conditioningThe Airflow Systems air conditioning system installed in your RV-6 adds comfort and safety by reducing fatigue. Using technology proven over the past seven years on over 100 experimental aircraft, the Airflow System kit has been developed with the homebuilder in mind. Easy

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RV-7
(ASAC-5100)

RV-7 aircraft air conditioning The Airflow Systems air conditioning system installed in your RV-7 adds comfort and safety by reducing fatigue. Using technology proven over the past seven years on over 100 experimental aircraft, the Airflow System kit has been developed with the homebuilder in mind. Easy installation,

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RV-8
(ASAC-5200)

RV-8 Aircraft air conditioningAirflow Systems has designed an air conditioning system for the popular RV-8 series of aircraft utilizing our proven lightweight components. We have also designed a cold air delivery system that brings the cold air directly to the pilot and passenger.

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RV-10
(ASAC-5000)

RV-10 aircraft air conditioning The Airflow Systems air conditioning system installed in your RV-10 adds comfort and safety by reducing fatigue. Using technology proven over the past seven years on over 85 experimental aircraft, the Airflow Systems kit has been developed with the homebuilder in mind. Easy installation, before or after completion of

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RV-14
(ASAC-5300)

It looks like Van’s has another winner! We have visited the factory and inspected the new RV-14 and have the first orders in hand for air conditioning kits.

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Design Considerations

The purpose of any air conditioning system is to move heat from one location to another to provide a more comfortable environment for the occupants of an enclosed space. In the case of light aircraft air conditioning

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