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Intellectual Property – Always a Generation Ahead

Skybolt is an innovative company. We invest vast time and money in design, engineering, and creation of innovative fasteners for a wide spectrum of industries. Skybolt is currently filing patent paperwork at an average rate of 1 every 60 days and could file more based on our unique engineering experience in the world of Panel Fasteners. Skybolt keeps a constant revision approval system with our aerospace oversight department of the US Government to maintain current TSO approvals; a rate far higher than most ISO9000 or AS9100 requirements.

Last Updated: 11/01/2018

Reference Patent Description File Date Patent Owner
5,688,093 Ejecting Fastener for 1/4-Turn Fastener 11-18-1997 Ned Bowers
5,716,180 Adjustable Locking Receptacle for 1/4-Turn Fastener 2-10-1998 Ned Bowers
5,795,122 Adjustable Locking Receptacle for 1/4-Turn Fastener 8-18-1998 Ned Bowers
7,997,843 Isolator Platemount – Cam Washer Adjustment 8-16-2011 Ned Bowers/Carlos Osorio
8,282,329 Isolator Platemount – Cam Washer Adjustment 10-9-2012 Ned Bowers/Carlos Osorio
8,490,358 Interlocking Flange Mounting System for 1/4-Turn Fastener 7-23-2013 Ned Bowers/Russ Ortner
8,757,952 Isolator Platemount – Cam Washer Adjustment 6-24-2014 Ned Bowers/Russ Ortner
13/630,324 Provisional – Armor Plate Quick Release Fastener 11-8-2012 Ned Bowers/Russ Ortner
61/714,363 Provisional – Armor Plate Quick Release Fastener 10-15-2012 Ned Bowers/Russ Ortner
61/813,795 Provisional – Folding Wing – Rivet Nut 1/4-Turn Fastener 4-19-2013 Ned Bowers/Russ Ortner
14/256,436 Provisional – Structural Fastener 4-18-2014 Ned Bowers/Russ Ortner
14/850,092 Provisional – Folding Wing – Rivet Nut 1/4-Turn Fastener 5/7/2015 Ned Bowers/Russ Ortner
62/375,672 Provisional – Fastener Hold Out Mechanism 8/16/2016 Ned Bowers/Russ Ortner
62/436,644 Provisional – Fastener Nutsert 12/3/2016 Ned Bowers/Russ Ortner
62/471,406 Provisional – Zlocker 2/15/2017 Ned Bowers/Russ Ortner
62/513,663 Provisional – Adjusting Cloc Receptacle 5/3/2017 Ned Bowers/Russ Ortner
62/657,056 Provisional – Adjusting Cloc Receptacle 4-13-2018 Ned Bowers/Russ Ortner
62/719841 Provisional – Adjusting Cloc Receptacle 8-20-2018 Ned Bowers/Russ Ortner
Mark Trademark Description File Date Owner
Skybolt® Skybolt Aeromotive Corp Continuous Ned Bowers
Skytanium® Skybolt Lightweight Material Continuous Ned Bowers
CLoc ® Camloc compatible 1/4-Turn Fasteners Continuous Ned Bowers
ALoc® Airloc compatible 1/4-Turn Fasteners Continuous Ned Bowers
ZLoc® Dzus compatible 1/4-Turn Fasteners Continuous Ned Bowers
Diamondhead® CLoc® 300 Series Phillips Head Hardened Fasteners Continuous Ned Bowers
ArmorLoc® Armor Plating Quick Release Fasteners Continuous Ned Bowers
VLoc™ Interlocking Flange Fastening System Continuous Ned Bowers
ZLocker™ ZLoc® Locking Fastener Continuous Ned Bowers
Copyright Copyright Description File Date Owner
Installation Instructions© All Skybolt Installation Instructions for 1/4-Turn Fasteners Continuous Ned Bowers
Quality Control AC21-43/CFR14 Part 21.137 Certified Rev B 1-10-2017
Current FAR21.137 Certification by FAA 8-8-2016
AS9100D with ISO 9001:2015 Certified by NSF-ISR Rev C 12-14-2017
Type
STC Aircraft Certificate Last Revision
SA3284SO C150, A150 Series TC 3A19 5-8-2010
Cessna 150 – Converts Screws to Cloc® 2000 Fasteners
Cessna 150 – Converts Southco to Cloc® 4000 Fasteners
SA3285SO C172, R172 Series 3A12, 3A17 5-8-2010
Cessna 172 – Converts Screws to Cloc® 2000 Fasteners
Cessna 172 – Converts Southco to Cloc® 4000 Fasteners
SA02386AT C175, 175A, 175B, 175C Series 3A17 6-22-2006
Cessna 175 – Converts Screws to Cloc® 2000 Fasteners
SA3286SO C177, 177RG Series A13CE, A20CE 5-8-2010
Cessna 177 – Converts Southco to Cloc® 4000 Fasteners
SA02387AT C180, 180A, 180B, 180C Series
Cessna 180 – Converts Screws to Cloc® 2000 Fasteners 5A6 5-22-2006
SA3287SO C182,A,B,C,Q,R,T182,182P 3A13 5-8-2010
Cessna 182 – Converts Screws to Cloc® 2000 Fasteners
Cessna 182 – Converts Southco to Cloc® 4000 Fasteners
SA02660AT Beech Bonanza 35-33, 35-A33, 35-B33, 35-C33, 35-C33A, E33, 3A15, A777 9-15-2010
E33A, E33C, F33, F33A, F33C, G33, H35, J35, K35, M35, N35,
P35, S35, V35, V35A, V35B, 36, A36TC, B36TC, G36, 35, A35,
B35, C35, D35, E35, F35, G35, 35R
Bonanza – Converts Dzus and Airloc to CLoc® 2000 and 4000
Series Fasteners
FAA-PMA Approval Revision Dates
PQ1554CE Cessna Conversion STC 6-25-2010
PQ1422CE Beech Conversion STC 7-6-2010
TSO-C148 Approval Revision Revision Dates
TSO-C148 Panel Fastener Manufacturing Approval P 3-15-2016
TSO-C148 Panel Fastener Manufacturing Approval Q 8-23-2016
TSO-C148 Panel Fastener Manufacturing Approval R 2-15-2017
TSO-C148 Panel Fastener Manufacturing Approval S 7-26-2017
TSO-C148 Panel Fastener Manufacturing Approval T 8-10-2018

Awards-Recognitions

  • William C Schwartz Industry Innovation Award – 2012 – Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission
  • Top 100 Manufacturers in Florida – 2015 – Orlando Business Journal
  • GROWFL – Grant Participant -2015
  • GROWFL – Grant Participant -2017 – Top 50
  • Nominated 2018 FloridaMakes/Florida Sterling Manufacturing Business Excellence (SMBE) Award

AS9100 and FAR21.137 QMS (Quality Manual System and Quality Standards) certified and inspected by the Federal Aviation Administration, Manufacturing Inspection District Office (MIDO) and Airframe Certification Office (ACO).
AS9102 First Article and Form 8130 Release
FAA PMA PQ1554CE and Production Holder (PAH) certified and inspected by Federal Aviation Administration Manufacturing Inspection District Office (MIDO).
Supplemental Type Certificates approved and inspected by the Federal Aviation Administration, Manufacturing Inspection District Office (MIDO) and Airframe Certification Office (ACO).
Calibration Standards as per MIL-45662A/ANSI/NCSL Z540.3-2006/ISO 10012-1 & ISO/IEC Guide 25; and AS9100-7.6, 8.2.4 and FAR21.137(f).
Statistical Sampling as per ANSI/ASQC Z1.4-1993.
Cloc® components are manufactured to meet and exceed NASM5591 Table II Performance (unless noted) with in-house testing/independent testing.
CLoc®, ALoc®, ZLoc® components (unless noted) are approved under TSO-C148 requirements for installation or replacement on all TC certificated airframes.

Cage Code 435Z0
HTS (ECCN)
CCR Number
North American Industry JCP Number
Classification (NAICS)
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) JCP Federal Supply Classification (FSC)
US/Canada Joint Cert. OfficeDD Form 2345
MPIN Business Type (SBA)
Marketing Partner ID
DUNS Number 10-184-9024
EAR 99
See CCR Information 0026417
336413 Other Aircraft Parts 332721 Precision Turned Mfg
3999 Manufacturing Industries, NEC 1560 Airframe Structural Components DD Form 2345 0026417
21 Small Business
SK9000NCB