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Airbus selects Goodrich for A350 XWB cabin attendant seats

Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has been selected by Airbus to provide advanced cabin attendant seats for the new A350 XWB aircraft. The selection is expected to generate $100 million in original equipment and aftermarket revenue over the life of the program. With this new contract, Goodrich cabin attendant seats are featured on all Airbus aircraft including the A300, A320 A330, A340 and A380 Family aircraft.

The seats will be produced by Goodrich's Interiors team in Colorado Springs, Colo. Design and development work will commence in the second quarter of 2009, and production deliveries are scheduled to start in the first quarter 2011. The advanced cabin attendant seats, referred to as "16G" seats, incorporate improvements in reliability and safety, and meet the most stringent government regulations for emergency landing protection.

Tom Mepham, president of Goodrich Interiors, said, "Airbus' selection of this advanced 16G seat demonstrates their commitment to providing the utmost in safety and comfort to aircrews that will operate the A350 XWB. Goodrich has significant content on the A350 XWB, and we look forward to participating in the success of this exciting new aircraft."

Goodrich's content on the A350 XWB also includes the nacelle and thrust reverser system, wheels and carbon brakes, air data system and ice detection system, and external video system.

Press release issued by UTC Aerospace Systems, Interiors on June 15, 2009

 

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UTC Aerospace Systems, Interiors Cabin Signage & Displays, Cabin Lighting, Evacuation Systems, Life Rafts, Wire Harnesses, Aircraft Interior Lighting Systems, Electrical Cable, Passenger Service Units (PSUs), Slides, Crew Seating, Cargo Systems, Aircraft Exterior Lighting Systems, Ejector Seats, Ejection Systems, Rocket Motor Ignition Systems, Pilot Seats, Cabin Management Systems

 

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