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    Arctic Air Portable Air Conditioner (52 qt. - dual fan - 12 volt) 10771A Arctic Air Portable Air Conditioner (52 qt. - dual fan - 12 volt)
    Rated 3.66666666667 /5 based on 6 customer reviews
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    Product description: A $600 solution to a $25,000 problem Installed air conditioners can cost a lot of money and add weight to your aircraft all year. This portable unit provides impressive cooling and can be left in the hangar when not in use. Arctic Air works by blowing ambient air across a coil cooled by ice water. The cool air is blown into the cockpit providing a comfortable air temperature even in the hot summer sun. Simply place Arctic Air in the plane, fill it up with ice and plug it in to the cigarette lighter. Hours of comfort will follow. Features: • No installation • High and low settings • Cools over three hours on low • High can change the temperature as much as 35 degrees • Fan will not interfere with the radio • Totally portable • Does not pull power from the engine • No STCs required • Does not add humidity to the air Included drainage tube allows you to leave Arctic Air in the plane and pump the water out on to the ground. Included flexible tubing aim the cool air where it is most needed. Available in 12 and 24 volt models and designed to run off the voltage from the cigarette lighter. Most aircraft put out 12V from the cigarette lighter plug; consult your POH to find the appropriate voltage for your aircraft. Ground shipping only. Measures 25"w x 18"h x 15"d; 10 amps; 22 lbs. empty weight; and 67 lbs approx. full weight. Power cord 7 1/2' long.

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    $610.00

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    ID: 10771A
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    A $600 solution to a $25,000 problem
    Installed air conditioners can cost a lot of money and add weight to your aircraft all year. This portable unit provides impressive cooling and can be left in the hangar when not in use. Arctic Air works by blowing ambient air across a coil cooled by ice water. The cool air is blown into the cockpit providing a comfortable air temperature even in the hot summer sun. Simply place Arctic Air in the plane, fill it up with ice and plug it in to the cigarette lighter. Hours of comfort will follow.

    Features:
    • No installation
    • High and low settings
    • Cools over three hours on low
    • High can change the temperature as much as 35 degrees
    • Fan will not interfere with the radio
    • Totally portable
    • Does not pull power from the engine
    • No STCs required
    • Does not add humidity to the air

    Included drainage tube allows you to leave Arctic Air in the plane and pump the water out on to the ground. Included flexible tubing aim the cool air where it is most needed. Available in 12 and 24 volt models and designed to run off the voltage from the cigarette lighter. Most aircraft put out 12V from the cigarette lighter plug; consult your POH to find the appropriate voltage for your aircraft. Ground shipping only.

    Measures 25"w x 18"h x 15"d; 10 amps; 22 lbs. empty weight; and 67 lbs approx. full weight. Power cord 7 1/2' long.

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    • Ground shipping only
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    Reviewer - Acucpa

    Location - Addison, TX

    Date - 9-4-2013

    Pilot Rating - Instrument

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    Pros

    Product does cool when it is working, I added a portable 12 volt battery in order to have the cooler free to move in the cockpit where I want it and keep it from draining the amps on my Saratoga, keeps the cockpit at a reasonable temp on a hot 100 degree day, My Wife won't fly without it in the summer.

    Cons

    The biggest complaint is that the hose connections that are under the metal grill do not have clamps to keep them in place. Over time and use, I fly about 30 to 40 hours in the summer, the connection will come loose and the water will spray into the fans and ruin them. I'm on my second cooler and forgot to open it up and put a clamp on the hoses and yes it has happened a second time in the 3 years I have used the unit.

    General Comments

    Durability and reliability a big zero because the unit needs clamps for the hoses and when they fail the water will spray the fans and ruin them. If you purchase or have purchased this unit open it up and put clamps on the hoses.

    Date - 7-25-2013

    Pilot Rating - Commercial

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    Location - Denison, TX

    Date - 7-21-2011

    Pilot Rating - Instrument

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    Cons

    The power cord is not long enough to set the AC in the baggage compartment. I had to remove the middle row seat and place it there so that the power cord would reach.

    General Comments

    The fans could be a little stronger to push more air.

    Date - 6-21-2011

    Pilot Rating - Private

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    does a great job of cooling down the cockpit of my R44, which is hot! in the summer use it before and during take off, then again during landing, it definitely dose the trick.

    Cons

    Do to the large window area in the R44 and heat it dose not last anywhere near 3hrs,

    General Comments

    great product does just what i need it to do!

    Date - 6-18-2010

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    Excellent. Keeps cabin cool even on 97 degree days. Plenty of use time especially for ground roll, climb, and approach.

    Cons

    Takes up an entire seat or row of seats or luggage compartment. I have been successful flying 5 in my six place plane using one seat however.

    General Comments

    Worth it's weight in cold

    Date - 5-10-2010

    Pilot Rating - Student

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    With fans and pump on, it feels as cool as the ac on my car. Tubing is removable and adjustable. Fans are powerful.

    Cons

    Tubing could use a tighter fit as turbulence or a hard landing bumps the setting. A little on the noisy side due to fans being so powerful, but noise is just the airflow not the fans.

    General Comments

    Good product, worth the price. I use tape to hold the tubing in place.

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