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Curtiss-Wright awarded contract from Boeing for the 747-8 Intercontinental and 747-8 Freighter aircraft

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) today announced that it has received a contract from The Boeing Company to provide Leading-Edge Rotary Actuators for use on the Boeing 747-8 aircraft.

"Curtiss-Wright is proud to continue our strategic role as a key supplier of advanced actuator components for Boeing aircraft," said David Adams, co-chief operating officer of Curtiss-Wright Corporation.

Curtiss-Wright's rotary actuator product will be manufactured by Curtiss-Wright Controls, Flight Systems in Shelby, North Carolina, and shipped to Boeing in Everett, Washington. Under the contract, delivery begins January, 2011 and extends through December, 2012.

Press release issued by Curtiss-Wright Flight Systems on April 13, 2010


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