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Astronics Corporation awarded emergency lighting contract for the Airbus A350 XWB program

Astronics Corporation, a leader in advanced, high performance lighting, electrical power and automated test systems for the global aerospace and defense industries, announced today that its Luminescent Systems Inc. subsidiary has been selected by Diehl Aerospace to design, develop and supply the electrical emergency lighting and passenger information signs for the Airbus A350 XWB program, the newest twin-engine wide-body aircraft family from Airbus. Diehl Aerospace was selected by Airbus as the prime contractor to supply the entire cabin and cargo lighting package for the new A350 XWB family of aircraft.

Peter J. Gundermann, President and Chief Executive Officer of Astronics, commented, "We are very proud to take part in the A350 XWB program. This is a critical win for Astronics because it reinforces our success in providing innovative, light weight, highly-reliable lighting solutions and it extends our content and value on commercial transport aircraft."

The system will include ceiling emergency lights, emergency exit signs, seat and galley-mounted aisle floodlights, passenger information signs and exterior emergency lights. All of the products Astronics is supplying for the A350 XWB program will utilize light emitting diode (LED) technology to ensure maximum reliability while significantly reducing power consumption when compared with legacy solutions.

Press release issued by Astronics Luminescent Systems Inc on May 17, 2010


 Contact details from our directory:
Astronics Luminescent Systems Inc Lighting Control Panels, Emergency Lighting Systems, Keyboards, Aircraft Interior Lighting Systems, Aircraft Exterior Lighting Systems, Cabin Signage & Displays, Instrument Panels
Diehl Aerospace GmbH Cabin Lighting, Engine Controls, Onboard Computers, Emergency Lighting Systems, Helmet-Mounted Displays (HMD), Position/Displacement Detectors, Airborne Electrical Power Supplies, Aircraft & Helicopter Controllers, Automatic Flight Control Systems, LCD Displays, Electronic Control Equipment, Sensors/Transducers, Non-Electronic Control Equipment, Aircraft Exterior Lighting Systems, Aircraft Interior Lighting Systems, Onboard Airport Navigation Systems, Electronic Flight Instrument Systems, Control Panels, Flap/Slat Mechanisms, Landing Gear Controls, Fuel Control Systems, Inverters, Cabin Heaters, Power Conversion Equipment, Power Distribution Equipment
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 Related aircraft programs:
Airbus A350 XWB


 Related directory sectors:
Safety & Security Systems
Cabin Interiors

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