Standby Vacuum System

for Cessna 208 series

A schematic view of Aero Twin, Inc's Stand-by Vacuum System for Cessna 208 series aircraft

This system provides an independent electrically driven vaccuum source to operate the gyro flight instruments if the bleed air vacuum system fails. The system also provides a means to spool gyro instruments with the engine at low idle (i.e. during taxi), and to troubleshoot instruments without running the engine.

FAA STC/PMA Approved
Kit No. AP8-100
Installation time: 20 hours (models without air-conditioning)

(Installation times are a guideline. Actual installation time will vary depending on tools, experience, etc. Installation times for models equipped with air-conditioning may be significantly longer.)