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U.S. Manufacturer & Distributor of the highest grade stainless steel ¼-Turn Panel Fasteners, Grommets & Receptacles, and many other innovative fastening solutions

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Superior Quality Panel Fastener Manufacturing

If it flies, races, or launches, it probably has Skybolt® fasteners. Engineering breakthroughs that have become an industry standard.





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Bolt Kits

Aircraft Specific Fastener Kits: Replacement & Conversion, Cowling Kits



Highest Quality Cowling Fasteners Available
FAA – PMA – TSO-C148 Quality Fasteners
Hardened studs to prevent Galling
Receptacles designed specifically for Vans aircraft
Adjustable Receptacles for perfect fit
Non-Floating and Floating interchangeability
Non-Floating Grommets
Interlocking support flanges
Cleko inserts for easier construction including pilot hole locating
Because of our constant innovations, we offer upgrades

Defense Home

Skybolt currently has NDA’s with various top-level defense companies. These relationships have given Skybolt the opportunity to work with the United States Air Force and Army personnel to design fasteners for a prime UAV Program.

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Commercial Home

The world’s largest passenger jet has the world’s lightest Skybolt Skytanium® panel fasteners.

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About

Skybolt® was founded in 1982 by Win and Ned Bowers. Win’s roots in aviation started during WWII as a decorated pilot in the 15th Air Force in 1943. Ned soloed on his 16th birthday, purchased and rebuilt a 1946 J3 Cub when he was 18 while attending engineering school at the University of Florida. Soon after, Ned began work on the Saturn V, S1C during Apollo; the S1B during Skylab; and the SSME program for Shuttle. In 1976 Ned joined the U.S. Navy Flight Program. Both Win and Ned had a history of business adventures and an aviation parts business became an ambition for Win with Ned working the technical side.

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