Avcon Industries, Inc.
Special Mission

Avcon provides creative FAA-approved mapping, aerial photography, special mission, systems integration, avionics, and performance modifications to airplanes.

About Avcon

Avcon Industries, Inc. and Avcon ISR Solutions, Inc. (“Avcon”) are special-mission and aircraft modification companies located at the Newton City / County Airport (KEWK) in Newton, Kansas. The five-hangar complex is globally recognized for cost-effective, timely, and proven aircraft modifications.

Avcon products and services specifically target special mission aircraft requirements, aerial photography and utility enhancement of business jet and turboprop aircraft. Avcon has built a substantial list of more than 250 Federal Aviation Administration approved airplane modifications on various types of aircraft which include Beechcraft / Textron King Air, Cessna Caravan (208/208B) and Citation, Bombardier Challenger, Learjets, and numerous other models.

The Avcon facility modifies business aircraft, providing custom structural modifications, electronics integration, communications systems, installation provisions for radar and sensor systems, aerial photography capabilities, search and rescue functionality, ISR equipment, stability-enhancing modifications and cargo/utility conversions for Textron, Beechcraft, Bombardier, Cessna and Learjet aircraft, along with many other custom/specialized modifications (i.e. Special Mission). Technical Services include Project Management, DER Engineering Support, PMA Parts Manufacturing, Airframe Modifications, Maintenance and Repairs, DER Flight Testing and Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) Coordination. Avcon specializes in acquiring FAA approval for special aircraft modifications. Avcon is known globally for its King Air, Cessna Caravan and Learjet airplane modifications.



Recent Projects

Learjet 60/60XR and Cessna Caravan – Special Mission

Avcon recently announced FAA STC approval of its latest special mission platform developments on the Learjet Model 60 and Cessna 208/208B Caravan.

Mission-Specific Aircraft Modifications

With in-house design engineering and FAA DER teams, on-site manufacturing capabilities, and expert installation technicians, Avcon is a one-stop shop for virtually any special mission project or custom aircraft modification. Avcon takes great pride in delivering premium-quality service to customers around the globe.

Avcon Industries has developed FAA/EASA approved solutions for:

  • Atmospheric Research
  • Mapping
  • Deforestation
  • Environmental Testing
  • Coastal Erosion
  • Maritime Surveillance & Patrol
  • Economic Expansion Zone (EEZ) Protection
  • Search and Rescue (SAR)
  • Police & Homeland Security Missions
  • Fire Detection / Monitoring
  • Firefighting
  • Disaster Relief Control
  • Oil Spill Detection
  • SIGINT Capabilities
  • Electronic Warfare Measures & Countermeasures
  • Chaff & Flare Self-Protection Systems

Special Mission Modifications

Interior Missionization
& Systems Integration

Structural & Cargo

Design Engineering

On-Site Manufacturing
& Installation

Inspection & Paint