February 24, 2015
BAE Systems to provide complete flight control electronics suite for Boeing 777X aircraft
Boeing has selected BAE Systems to provide the Remote Electronic Units (REU) for both variants of the 777X aircraft. An REU is an electronic unit that manages the aircraft’s flight control surface actuators and interfaces with the Integrated Flight Control Electronics (IFCE), which BAE Systems was selected to provide in 2014. BAE Systems, which was selected through a competitive procurement process, will support the 777X technology advancements by developing and producing the REUs for localized control of the wing surface actuators such as ailerons, flaperons, elevator, rudder, stabilizer, high lift, and new wingtips.