Happy Holidays from Crane!

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Wishing our employees, customers, suppliers, media and their families the brightest Holiday Season and a most joyous New Year. We are looking forward to working with all of you in 2015. Wishing you the gifts of the season and every happiness throughout the coming year.

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Crane Announces Selection of Global Aviation Co. / Aviation Excellence, Inc. as Authorized Distributor

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Crane Aerospace & Electronics has announced the selection of Global Aviation Co. / Aviation Excellence, Inc. as authorized distributors for proximity switches and sensors for Embraer and Bombardier regional aircraft. Under the terms of the agreement, Global Aviation Co. will serve as the exclusive, worldwide distributor for proximity sensors and switches for the Embraer and Bombardier families of regional aircraft.

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Crane Announces SmartStem® Wireless Tire Pressure System Certifications for Multiple Bombardier Aircraft

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Crane Aerospace & Electronics has received a Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the SmartStem® Wireless Tire Pressure System for Bombardier business and regional jets. The Bombardier models covered under this new Transport Canada STC include the Challenger 300, 350, 600, 601, 604, and 605; Global Express; Global 5000; Global 6000; and the CRJ 100, 200, 440, 700, 705, and 900.

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Crane Patents Housingless Lube & Scavenge Pump

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The United States Patent and Trademark Office officially released patent 8,807,972 for Crane’s Housingless Lube & Scavenge Pump. This patent defines a method of assembly, alignment and retention of positive displacement pumping elements to form an LRU pump assembly, without utilization of a traditional cartridge type pump housing, resulting in reduced weight, envelope and cost.

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Crane participates in Ohio Manufacturing Day

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Roxanne Sedlak, Elyria site Value Stream Manager, and Cheryl Giardini, HR Manager, participated in a panel discussion coordinated by the Lorain County Growth Partnership (LCGP), at Lorain High School, to discuss Manufacturing at Crane. The purpose of the panel discussion was to to discuss manufacturing opportunities with students who were enrolled in skilled trades, pre-engineering, or manufacturing technology programs at Lorain High.

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SmartStem® Wireless Tire Pressure System Receives EASA Certification on Multiple Cessna Aircraft

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Crane has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for the SmartStem® Wireless Tire Pressure System for Cessna Citation business jets. The Citation models covered under the new STC include the 550, S550, 560, 560XL, 560XLS, 560XLS+, 650, and 750.

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Crane Invests in the Next Generation of Engineers through University of Washington Scholarships

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Christopher Royle, Human Resources Manager, Lynnwood, represented Crane at a Scholar-Donor Recognition Lunch at the University of Washington. Royle also met the two students who received scholarships from the University of Washington Foundation/College of Engineering/Minority Scholars Engineering Program. The scholarships were made possible by the Crane Fund for Widows and Children.

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Crane Delivers its 50,000th Boeing 737 Antiskid Valve

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On October 29, the Crane Landing Systems Solutions in Burbank, Calif. held a celebration in honor of shipping our 50,000 Boeing 737 antiskid valve.The antiskid valve is installed on all current versions of the Boeing 737. This component is an integral part of the antiskid system Crane produces for Boeing.

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Crane Aerospace & Electronics’ Power Conditioning Module Selected for Flight Control Electronics on COMAC C919

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Crane Aerospace & Electronics, Power Solutions, will be supplying ELDEC® Power Conditioning Modules (PCM) to provide flight critical and reliable power management and conversion for the Honeywell Flight Control Electronics FCE) supplied to COMAC.

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AVIAGE SYSTEMS Selects Crane Power Conditioning Module for Integrated Modular Avionics on COMAC C919

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Crane Aerospace & Electronics, Power Solutions, will be supplying ELDEC® Power Conditioning Modules (PCM) to provide flight critical and reliable power management and conversion for the AVIAGE SYSTEMS Cabinet Computing Resource (CCR) supplied to COMAC. The CCR will be utilized on the COMAC C919 family of narrow body aircraft. Crane’s PCM selects, conditions and applies the proper power source to the CCR.

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