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Goodrich selected to provide flight control actuation system for Irkut MC-21 commercial aircraft

Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has been selected by Russia's Irkut and Aviapribor to provide the flight control actuation system for the new Irkut MC-21 family of single-aisle commercial aircraft.

The actuation system will become part of Aviapribor's complete integrated flight control system for the MC-21. Goodrich will contract with Aviapribor to design, develop and produce primary and secondary flight control actuation systems for all variants of the MC-21. In addition, Goodrich will provide complete actuation system integration optimized for the aircraft. This new fully optimized design builds on millions of flight hours experience gained across a wide range of aircraft platforms, providing built-in maturity for MC-21 operators.

"The new MC-21 aircraft will benefit from lower weight, enhanced reliability and ease of maintenance through the latest Goodrich fly-by-wire flight control technology," said Jack Carmola, Segment President, Actuation and Landing Systems at Goodrich. "We look forward to developing a long and successful relationship with Aviapribor and Irkut."

The MC-21 is being developed by Irkut Corporation as a family of short-to-medium range airliners, carrying between 150 and 210 passengers. Initial entry into service is planned for 2016.

Press release issued by UTC Aerospace Systems, Actuation Systems on February 1, 2010

 

 Contact details from our directory:
Irkutsk Aviation Plant Airframer
Aviapribor Corporation Data Acquisition Systems, Test Equipment, Inertial Components & Systems, Electronic Flight Instrument Systems, Gyro-Stabilized Platforms, Annunciators, Flight Management Systems, Attitude and Heading Reference Systems, Instrument Landing Systems, Air Data Computers, Autopilots
UTC Aerospace Systems, Actuation Systems Angle of Attack Indicators, Hydraulic Actuators, Rotary Actuators, Electrohydrostatic Actuators, Electromechanical Actuators, Flap/Slat Mechanisms

 

 Related aircraft programs:
Irkut MC-21

 

 Related directory sectors:
Airframe Assemblies
Actuation

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