Hamilton Sundstrand selected to provide major systems content on G650 Jet

Hamilton Sundstrand has been selected by Gulfstream to provide several major systems on its new G650 business jet. Hamilton Sundstrand’s suite of systems for the G650 includes the primary Electrical Power Generating System, the emergency power Ram Air Turbine and power distribution boxes. The G650 has the potential to generate approximately $100 million in revenue for Hamilton Sundstrand over the life of the program.

Gulfstream expects to begin G650 customer deliveries in 2012. Based on the aircraft development schedule, the company projects it will receive Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Type Certification and validation by the European Aviation Safety Authority (EASA) in 2011. First flight of the aircraft is scheduled for the second half of 2009.

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