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Special Mission Modifications

Governments and organizations around the world acquire Avcon Special Mission aircraft modifications for ISR, aerial mapping, deforestation, border protection, coastal patrol, oil spill detection, target towing, and many other mission activities.

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Furnished interior of King Air Modified by Avcon.
Avcon Engineer using welding equipment in the on-site metalworking/manufacturing facility. Challenger CL-604 modified by Avcon Industries and Bombardier. Furnished King Air Interior with camera modifications and interior operator consoles.

About Our Mods

Organizations worldwide choose Avcon Industries to convert aircraft into versatile special mission platforms.

Avcon Industries, Inc. manufactures, obtains FAA approval, and installs aircraft special mission modifications. These aircraft modifications assist organizations worldwide with aerial mapping, ISR, deforestation, border protection, coastal patrol, oil spill detection and other special mission activities.

Customers recognize Avcon Industries for timely installation and delivery of cost-effective modifications.

For a list of FAA-approved Avcon modifications, see the Avcon STC List webpage and contact us at +1 (316) 284-2842.

Popular Avcon Special Mission modifications include:

  • Cameras, Lidar, and LOROP for Photography and Mapping
  • Provisions for Search And Rescue
  • Radar Systems and Custom / E-Glass Radomes
  • Provisions for COMINT / ELINT / IMINT
  • Provisions for GMTI
  • FLIR and EO/IR Infrared Systems
  • Synthetic Aperture Radars
  • Hardpoints / External Stores
  • Custom Antennae Arrays

Avcon customers include government organizations and contractors, airframe Original Equipment Manufacturers, and numerous private organizations.

Certifications and Approvals

Avcon Industries, Inc. is an FAA Part 145 Repair Station with EASA and DGAC-Mexico approvals. Avcon specializes in obtaining FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval of aircraft modifications. Avcon has obtained more than 250 FAA-Approved STCs for aircraft manufactured by Beechcraft, Cessna, Dassault, Learjet, Bombardier and Piper. View the Avcon STC List to browse FAA STC-approved modifications.

For additional information about STCs and custom aircraft solutions, contact our office at +1 (316) 284-2842.

Additionally, Avcon is:

  • An FAA Approved Repair Station
  • An EASA Approved Repair Station
  • ISO-9001 Compliant
  • AS-9100 Compliant

Technical Information

If you are interested in a particular STC or a custom modification, please call our sales representatives.

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Avcon quotes modification pricing to address specific mission objectives.

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Modifications

King Air Special Mission

ISR (Surveillance PODs and Radomes)

Modifications for general Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance operations include provisions for SAR, EO/IR, FLIR, GMTI, LIDAR, and radar / radomes. Hover or tap on mod

Model(s) or Series Modification Description STC #
King Air 200, 350 ISR Pod SA2300CE 3
King Air 350 ISR Pod with Aft and Baggage Compartment Camera Ports 1, 2, 3
King Air 90 ISR Pod SA1746CE


Aerial Survey and Aerial Photography

Camera ports, fuselage holes and windows for specialized equipment for Long Range Dual Oblique Photography, Synthetic Aperture Radar, magnetometers, and more. Avcon products also include retract mechnisms.

Model(s) or Series Modification Description STC #
King Air 100, 200, 350 Single or Dual Camera Ports SA2429CE 1
King Air 200, 350 Baggage Compartment Camera Port SA2428CE 2
King Air 200, 350 Belly, Aft, & Baggage Compartment Camera Ports 1, 2
King Air 100, 200 Magnetometer Mounting Provisions SA2430CE
King Air 90 Single Camera Hole SA1726CE


Optical Glass

Specialized Optical Glass installations enhance clarity through cabin windows.

Model(s) or Series Modification Description STC #
King Air 200, 350 Optical Glass in Windows SA2795CE
King Air 90 Optical Glass in Escape Window SA2788CE

Avcon has completed many other custom or specialized modifications to King Air airplanes. Call Avcon for more information: +1 (316) 284-2842

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Cessna Citation & Conquest

ISR, Aerial Survey and Aerial Photography

Avcon installs camera ports and provisions for EO/IR, FLIR, and optical cameras, along with other special mission equipment. Modifications are available for both the Cessna Citation (550 and 560) and the Conquest, and may be adapted to other models.

Cessna Special Mission Modifications include provisions for single or dual cameras installed on the side or at the center of the fuselage. Avcon Operator consoles are available for the cabin. For a full list of Cessna modifications, please see our STC List page or call us at +1 (316) 284-2842.

Model(s) or Series Modification Description STC #
Cessna Citation II (S550) Single or Dual Camera Mod SA2040CE
Cessna Citation II (551) Single or Dual Camera Mod SA1733CE
Cessna Citation II (S550) Single or Dual Camera Mod SA2039CE
Cessna Conquest II (441) Single or Dual Camera Mod SA1719CE

Avcon offers other custom modifications to Cessna airplanes. Call Avcon for more information: +1 (316) 284-2842

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SA1719CE - Provisions for Single or Dual Cameras Conquest II Side Profile - For Illustrative Purposes Only SA2040CE - Provisions for Single or Dual Cameras SA1733CE - Provisions for Single or Dual Cameras SA2039CE - Provisions for Single or Dual Cameras

Learjet Special Mission Aircraft

Surveillance and ISR

Learjet Model 35/35A/36/36A airplanes are an ideal surveillance and ISR platform, seeing decades of use by military, intelligence and government organizations.

Avcon special-mission modifications for Learjet aircraft include both single and dual camera provisions, fuselage mounted belly radomes, side mounted camera pods with retractable sensors, provisions for external stores (hard points), underwing stores (surveillance pods, target towing capability, or other equipment), tip-tank sensor mounting, ELINT provisions, and range extension.

Avcon modifies Learjets for many cameras, including the Leica SH40 Digital System, the RC-30 Film Camera, and the TABI 1800, in addition LIDAR scanners and radar antennas.

Model(s) or Series Modification Description STC #
Learjet 25 Surveillance Platform (Dual Camera Pods) SA953CE
Learjet 20, 30 Low Cabin Door Camera Pod SA961CE
Learjet 20, 30 RH Camera Pod SA1377CE
Learjet 30 Belly Radome SA1515CE
Learjet 20, 30, 55, 60 Underwing Stores (Hardpoints) SA1783WI


Target Towing Solutions

Underwing provisions for external stores (hardpoints) for the Learjet 24, 25, 35, 36, 55, and 60 allow target-towing, counter-measure and other Special Mission equipment installation under the aircraft wing. Store payload is 1000lbs (per-wing).

Model(s) or Series Modification Description STC #
Learjet 20, 30, 55, 60 Underwing Stores (Hardpoints) SA1783WI

Depictions have been presented for illustrative purposes only. For further information, including pricing and specifications, please contact Avcon Industries at +1 (316) 284-2842 or sales@avconindustries.com.

Learjet Side Profile Lear 35 Side Profile Lear 60 Side Profile

Challenger CL-604 Special Mission

Belly Radome and Dual Camera / Sensor Provisions

Avcon modified the Challenger CL-604 with a combination of unique Special Mission features.

The modification of the Challenger, using STC No. ST01622WI, adds side-by-side dual camera and retractable sensor provisions. Avcon has also installed the Bombardier fuselage-mounted belly radome for special mission equipment.

Model(s) or Series Modification Description STC #
Bombardier Challenger CL-604 Dual Camera / Sensor ST01622WI 1
Bombardier Challenger CL-604 Belly Radome FAA Approved* 2
Bombardier Challenger CL-604 Dual Camera/Sensor with Belly Radome 1, 2

Avcon has the capability to convert most any aircraft to custom Special Mission specifications. Call Avcon: +1 (316) 284-2842

* The STC is the property of Bombardier.
1, 2 Avcon STC No. ST01622WI is compatible with the Bombardier STC.

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Challenger Side Profile

Custom Aircraft Modifications

Customer Specific Turn Key Solutions

Avcon customizes aircraft modifications to meet customer objectives. Avcon offers unique, reliable aircraft structural modifications and electronics integration. Avcon engineers have extensive experience with the design, installation, and integration of complex systems.

Airborne ISR Solutions

Avcon Industries creates custom airframe modifications to accommodate cameras, sensors, radars, antennas, operator consoles, and other mission-critical equipment. Our solutions work with most LOS Datalink and SATCOM systems to allow transfer of real-time video, pictures, voice, and other data between headquarters, land- and sea-surface units, and aircraft.

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Maritime Surveillance & Patrol

Many countries operate Avcon-modified Maritime Surveillance aircraft for maritime and border security. Avcon modifications provide the supporting structure and electrical interface for state-of-the-art sensors. Avcon modifies a variety of aircraft to meet customer-specific requirements for coastal and maritime operations.

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Provisions for Aerial Mapping

Avcon installs FAA-approved modifications for LIDAR, Synthetic Aperture Radars, Vertical Mapping Cameras, LOROP Cameras, Magnetometers, and more. The Avcon POD allows for minimal downtime for the reconfiguration of the aircraft.

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Aerial Survey & Photography
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Leica ADS-80 Installed in a Special Mission King Air King Air 350 with Avcon Multi Mission Pod - Exterior view (underside) King Air C90 ISR Pod - 2x 15 inch EO/IR Sensors (fixed position). King Air 350 with Avcon Multi-Mission Pod - Exterior view (wide).

Camera and Sensor Provisions

  • King Air
  • Learjet
  • Challenger
  • Citation
  • Conquest
Furnished King Air Interior with camera modifications and interior operator consoles. Furnished interior of King Air Modified by Avcon.

Racks & Operator Consoles

  • King Air
  • Learjet
  • Challenger
  • Citation
  • Conquest
Learjet with hardpoints, outfitted for target towing. Special Mission Learjet with hardpoints and belly radome.

Underwing Stores (Hardpoints)

  • Learjet 20 Series
  • Learjet 30 Series
  • Learjet 55
  • Learjet 60

Custom Solutions

Avcon is dedicated to meeting the unique needs of our diverse customer base. Our team designs, fabricates, and installs custom aircraft structural, aerodynamic, and electronic solutions.

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