Aviation CO Detector - 452-101-011

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Aviation CO Detector - 452-101-011

AERO 452 is the first TSO certified carbon monoxide detector for use in general aviation. The 452 can be easily installed in appropriate 2 to 4 hours as log book entry or as a follow on installation from a sample on a STC on a Cessna 172 supplied for download.
Aero 452 is the first TSO certified Carbon Monoxide detector for use in General Aviation. This unit has passed all mandatory functional and quality checks as prescribed by the FAA and has been awarded TSO certification.

Aero 452 has also been approved by FAA for installation on certified aircraft. Shipping FAA approved paperwork along with the unit, which will authorize its installation on certified aircraft. Some FAA Fisdo have allowed it as a Log Book entry or we supply 337 STC installed on a Cessna 172.

This unit is FAA TSO approved for all part 23 certified aircraft weighing (12,500 lbs or less). There is a one model STC for the Cessna 172, so that the installation manual, the instructions for continued airworthiness and the flight manual can be FAA approved for any aircraft.

For other aircraft, it does need a major repair and alteration Form 337 using the 172 STC documentation as a reference.


The CO sensors in the detectors have a 5 to 7 year life under ideal conditions. Even if they are protected from all external contaminants, it is strongly recommend re-calibration of the units after 3 years. The CO sensor is extremely sensitive and certain substances in the ambient air may change its characteristics and affect reliability.

WARRANTY :The Aero 452 comes with a 1 year limited warranty. The warranty will be void if the unit has been opened or tampered with.

14 Volt

  • Carbon Monoxide detector for use in General Aviation
  • TSO Certified
  • Panel warning light/annuciator
  • Audio alarm
  • TSO Certified and designed for certified single and multi-engine piston engine aircraft.
  • Dimensions: 3.35 in. L x 2.25 in. W x 1.50 in. H.
  • Weight 4.0 oz.
  • Input Power 14/28 VDC.
  • RS-232 Serial Connection included for reporting on external systems (see list).
  • Internal fan for optimum sensing.
  • Shielded to prevent EMI (Electro-Magnetic Interference) with aircraft systems.
  • Audible alarm with varying pitch at 85 dB.
  • LED Red and Amber CO Alert lights. LED Green nominal indication light.
  • Temperature range 0 °F to 110 °F.
  • Built-in Temperature compensating circuit.
  • CO sensor tested up to 15,000 feet.
  • Approved PFD, MFD, and Engine Monitor Products that will display the AERO 452 data:

  • Garmin: Garmin G3X, Garmin G3X Touch, Garmin GNS 480, Garmin G900 (Garmin G1000 reporting available with AERO 452 OEM unit only)
  • J.P. Instruments (JPI): EDM 730, EDM 830, EDM 900 Primary, EDM 900 Experimental, EDM 930 Primary, EDM 930 Experimental, EDM 960 Twin
  • Electronics Instruments (EI): MVP50P, MVP-50T, CGR-30P
  • Advanced Flight System: AF2500/3500/4500/5000/5400/5500/5600/5800
  • Grand Rapids Technologies (GRT): Sports SX, Horizon HX, and HXr EFIS Systems
  • Ultra Electronics: AuRACLE CRM 2120
  • MGL Avionics: XTreme EFIS
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