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Ultra awarded Embraer KC-390 contracts

Ultra announced today that Embraer Defense and Security has awarded Ultra's Controls business two contracts for its KC-390 military transport aircraft. The first award is for all the electronic controls and sensors for the landing gear, nose wheel steering and associated hydraulics. The second award is for all the electronic controls and sensors for the cargo door system which comprises the cargo door, ramp, ramp extension, paratrooper air deflector, stabilizer struts and associated hydraulics.

The systems consist of a range of electronic controllers and position sensors and Ultra will design and develop all hardware and software and support the integration with other systems on the aircraft. Development and manufacture of the systems will take place in the United Kingdom at Cambridge and Greenford, West London, respectively.

Eduardo Bonini Santos Pinto, Sr. Vice President Operations & COO , Embraer Defense and Security stated: "We are pleased to begin working with Ultra Electronics on the KC-390. The company's proven experience in developing, producing and supporting high integrity electronic systems will contribute greatly to the success of our aircraft."

Rakesh Sharma, Ultra Electronics Chief Executive stated: ""We are absolutely delighted to start a new partnership with Embraer on what we are certain will be a highly successful aircraft program."

Press release issued by Ultra Electronics Controls Division on January 17, 2012

 

 Contact details from our directory:
Ultra Electronics Controls Division Ice Protection/Prevention Equipment, Landing Gear Controls, Engine Controls, Aircraft Engine Ignition Systems, Cockpit Control Systems, Avionics Controls, Steering Systems, Door Locks, Equipment Doors, Engine Parts, Proximity Sensors, Vibration Damping Materials, Acoustic Damping Materials, Electronic Control Equipment
Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A. Airframer

 

 Related aircraft programs:
Embraer KC-390

 

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Landing Assemblies
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