Log in to use our free company, program and sector update tracker feature.
 

Front page

Meggitt lands multi-million dollar fuel system award from Sikorsky

Meggitt PLC, a leading international company specialising in high performance components and sub-systems for the aerospace, defence and energy markets, has won a long-term contract award for the Sikorsky S-92® helicopter sponson fuel system. The contract starts immediately and will run until 2030, with deliveries starting in 2015. The proven and technologically-advanced S-92® helicopter is certified to the most stringent safety requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

The aircraft's sponson fuel system, which contains a structural composite housing, a fuel cell and complete fuel integration system, derives from Meggitt's long experience in composites and fuel containment. The new design of the multi-piece composite structure reduces manufacturing risk and the cost of field repairs.

The sponson fuel system will be produced in our state-of-the-art facility in Rockmart, GA, USA.

Meggitt Chief Executive Stephen Young commented: “Meggitt has long been expert in flexible fuel cell design, recently launching an IED-resistant design for land vehicles. This award takes us to another level. It marks our first, fully-certified fuel containment system and gives us access to the upper level fuel assembly market, consistent with the strategic objectives of our Polymers & Composites division.”

Press release issued by Meggitt Polymers & Composites (USA) on August 14, 2013

 

 Contact details from our directory:
Meggitt Polymers & Composites (USA) Bellows, Manifolds & Ducts, High Temperature Seals, Mechanical Couplers, Hose Couplings, Metal Tubing, Rubber & Silicone Seals, Fuel Tank Sealants, Fuel Tanks & Systems
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company Airframer

 

 Related aircraft programs:
Sikorsky S-92

 

 Related directory sectors:
Fuel Systems

Enhanced listings:


Handtmann A-Punkt Automation GmbH
Handtmann 5-axis HSC/HPC machining centres are the ideal solution for a variety of applications in aerospace manufacturing, providing maximum productivity.

Victrex Plc
New VICTREX® AE250 composites and hybrid molding technology are changing the equation in Aerospace composites – find out more!

Dymax Corporation
A leading manufacturer of advanced light-curable adhesives, maskants, coatings, oligomers, light-curing equipment, and fluid dispense systems.

United Performance Metals
A global distributor and processor of titanium products for over 40 years, and a leading supplier to the aerospace industry.

Bodycote
The world's leading provider of thermal processing services to aerospace primes and their supply chains.

See our advertising tariff.

 

12
data pages remaining in monthly quota for non-subscribers

© Copyright of Airframer Limited, operated under licence by Stansted News Limited 2017. Terms & Conditions of reading.