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UTC Aerospace Systems congratulates Airbus on successful first flight of A320neo

UTC Aerospace Systems congratulates Airbus on today's successful first flight of the A320neo aircraft. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp..

"First flight is a critical milestone on this tremendous program and we're proud to be a partner with Airbus on the A320neo," said Dave Gitlin, president of Aircraft Systems for UTC Aerospace Systems. "Airbus can count on our absolute commitment to this important program."

Airbus has more than 3,000 orders for the A320neo from 60 customers since the aircraft was launched in 2010.

"The A320neo has earned tremendous success in the marketplace and we look forward to providing a seamless entry into service and supporting the production ramp-up for Airbus," said Mike Dumais, president, Power, Controls & Sensing Systems, for UTC Aerospace Systems.

Among the systems that UTC Aerospace Systems supplies are nacelles and thrust reversers, electrical power generators, carbon wheels and brakes, cabin attendant seating and air data sensors.

The A320neo carries UTC Aerospace Systems flight control actuation systems, cockpit controls, ram air turbine, cabin pressure and control system, overheat detection system and multiple lighting systems.

UTC Aerospace Systems also provides the complete engine control package for the Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Geared Turbofan™ engine, the launch engine for the A320neo.

The new engines together with sharklets and the latest cabin innovations result in a 20 percent fuel burn reduction per seat, corresponding to an annual CO2 reduction of 5,000 tons per aircraft.

Press release issued by UTC Aerospace Systems on September 25, 2014


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UTC Aerospace Systems Engine Health Monitoring, Thrust Reversers, Telemetry Equipment, Proximity Sensors, Engine Pylons, Nacelles, Ice Detectors, Cabin Heaters, Fuel Quantity Indicators, Fuel Tanks & Systems, Aircraft Interior Lighting Systems, Aircraft Security Equipment, Aircraft Exterior Lighting Systems, Fuel Control Systems, Engine Controls, Electrical Actuators, Ice Protection/Prevention Equipment, Cargo Systems, Crew Seating, Sensors/Transducers, Avionics Management Systems, Aircraft Structural Components, Aircraft Wheels, Aircraft Landing Gear, Electrical Brakes, Coatings, Aircraft & Helicopter Controllers, Fire Fighting/Detection Systems, Emergency Generators, Airborne Electrical Power Supplies


 Related aircraft programs:
Airbus A320


 Related directory sectors:
Sensors, Transducers & Detectors
Safety & Security Systems
Landing Assemblies
Indicators and Instruments
Environmental Systems
Engine Components
Crew Seating

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