Avcon commits to Learjet 24/25 RVSM program

 - May 5, 2008, 5:49 AM

Avcon Industries, the Newton, Kan. company that developed the Learjet 30 series “Avcon Fin,” is seeking 20 Learjet 24/25s, at least four of which will participate with Avcon’s own aircraft in a group RVSM program for the business jets. Avcon expects the RVSM avionics package and functional test flight to cost $149,225 per aircraft. An initial deposit of $25,000 is required. Avcon said it will begin rebating launch customers $10,000 per aircraft after 25 aircraft are RVSM approved.