Crane Selects CRS Jet Spares as SmartStem® Authorized Distributor

By admin 26-Apr-2016


Aerospace & Electronics, a segment of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR), announces the appointment of CRS Jet Spares, LLC, as authorized distributors of SmartStem for the business and regional jet markets. Under the terms of the agreement, CRS will serve as a worldwide distributor for SmartStem Wireless Tire Pressure Indication Systems that can be retrofitted to Boeing, Bombardier, and Gulfstream aircraft. SmartStem provides a significantly improved method for measuring and recording aircraft tire pressure and managing tire maintenance. Crane’s patented technology offers operators the ability to check tire pressure quickly, accurately and without gas loss.Rick Jones, Crane Senior Vice President explains, “Aviation authorities have acknowledged the important role that regular tire pressure checks play in aviation safety. SmartStem is broadly recognized as a cost-effective tool for making tire pressure checks easier and more accurate for business and regional jets. With over tens of thousands of these aircraft in service, business and regional jet operators are an important part of our overall aftermarket business. We are confident that CRS’s experience and excellent reputation make them the right choice to better serve this market with a positive game-changer Boeing has approved SmartStem installation via amended Type Certificate on 737NG Boeing Business Jets, and Crane has received FAA, Transport Canada Civil Authority (TCCA), and European Aviation Safety Authority (EASA) Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) on a variety of Bombardier and Gulfstream aircraft, including: