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Curtiss-Wright awarded contract from Boeing for flap track assembly on the 737-800 aircraft

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) today announced that it has received a contract from Boeing Commercial Airplanes to provide the flap track assembly for the outboard and inboard flap system on the Next-Generation 737-800.

"This award enhances Curtiss-Wright's diverse product capabilities and enhances our installed base on Boeing's most popular commercial plane," said Martin R. Benante, CEO and Chairman of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. "This further establishes Curtiss-Wright's manufacturing leadership for critical high-lift mechanisms, assemblies and components."

The flap track assembly provides the structural support for the mechanisms deploying the 737-800's wing flaps. Curtiss-Wright's Motion Control business segment will manufacture the flap track assembly at the company's facility in Shelby, NC. Production will begin in 2012 and continue through 2015.

Press release issued by Curtiss-Wright Flight Systems on July 19, 2010

 

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Curtiss-Wright Flight Systems Rotary Actuators, Electromechanical Actuators, Gearboxes, Hinges, Ordnance Handling Equipment, Gears & Assemblies, Flap/Slat Mechanisms, Fairings
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